FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2011, file photo, Miami Marlins president David Samson, left, pitcher Mark Buehrle, and owner Jeffrey Loria pose for photos after the team introduced Buehrle during a baseball ... more 
FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2011, file photo, Miami Marlins president David Samson, left, pitcher Mark Buehrle, and owner Jeffrey Loria pose for photos after the team introduced Buehrle during a baseball news conference in Miami. In a span of five days, Loria signed All-Stars Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell to contracts worth a combined $191 million. All three deals are backloaded, with a steep escalation in the salaries over time. Even the signing bonuses for Buehrle and Bell are deferred until the end of the contracts. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File) less 
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