As if Francisco Liriano's situation wasn't already strange, his new contract adds a twist. The left-hander previously agreed to a two-year, $12.75 M deal. After his fall in the bathroom, Liriano's deal was revised, and finally made official today. The new agreement was a one year deal with a vesting option for 2014. Tom Singer was the first to mention that Liriano's new deal only guarantees him $1 M in 2013.
Bill Brink had more details, which are outlined in his article on the Post-Gazette. The basics:
**Liriano could earn an additional $3.75 M in 2013 based on days spent on the DL.
**Liriano has an $8 M option in 2014 that could vest at $5 M, $6 M, or $8 M, depending on his 2013 DL time.
**If his deal vests for less t...
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