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Old 11-25-2012, 12:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Jinx View Post
Wait, so say you had a 2 year contract starting in 2013. In 2014 could you just not show up, not get paid, and be a free agent again in 2015 since the term expired?
I obviously don't know the details of Buehrle's contract. It might be that the Jays could demand "specific performance" or else sue for damages. But he doesn't spend the rest of his life in servitude until he fulfills that contract otherwise.

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