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Rob Manfred says Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez bonus

Rob Manfred says Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez bonus

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the New York Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6-million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home run list. When Rodriguez signed a $275-million, 10-year contract with the Yankees in December 2007, the sides also agreed to a separate deal that called for $6 million each for up to five milestone accomplishments, payable within 15 days of designation by the team. The accomplishments were contemplated to be Rodriguez hitting home runs 660, 714, 755, 762 and 763. In exchange for each designation, he would give the Yankees marketing rights, such as using his name and image in selling licensed...

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