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Jedd Gyorko signs six-year contract with San Diego Padres
Jedd Gyorko signs six-year contract with San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres think so much of second baseman Jedd Gyorko that they gave him a hefty raise even though he's only 13 games into his second full big league season. Gyorko's agreement, announced Monday, is a six-year deal that adds $35 million over five seasons through 2019. It replaces a one-year deal agreed to last month and includes a team option for 2020. San Diego essentially buys out one year of free agency and possibly two. Etc. Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis needs surgery for a tear in his left knee and could be out for the rest of the season. The 33-year-old Izturis was put on the disabled list Sunday. Toronto said Monday that he had a...

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