Here are some things I learned surfing around Cot’s Baseball Contracts:
Shawn Green can only be traded to southern California teams.
For Carlos Beltran, the Mets agreed to lease an ocular enhancer machine (device that throws numbered & multi-colored tennis balls at 150 mph).
Ichiro gets a housing allowance ($28,000 in 04, $29,000 in 05, $30,000 in 06, $31,000 in 07).
Frank Thomas, who has appeared at 1b in 68 games over the last 5 years, will receive a $50,000 bonus for winning a Gold Glove.