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What could tempt Zack Greinke to opt out of Dodgers contract?
What could tempt Zack Greinke to opt out of Dodgers contract?

When Jon Lester and Max Scherzer hit the free-agent market this fall, the Dodgers will have a lot at stake. They might not bid for either pitcher. However, Zack Greinke can opt out of his Dodgers contract after next season. If Lester and Scherzer cash in this year, Greinke figures to file for free agency next fall, or at least to renegotiate his contract with the Dodgers. “What happens with Lester and Scherzer will say a lot,” Greinke said at Monday’s All-Star festivities. Greinke, 30, would forfeit three years and $71 million if he opts out of his contract, presumably in the hope of securing a longer and more lucrative guarantee. If he plays out his Dodgers contract,...

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