speed reads

Rosenthal, Ken
January 2006
Sporting News;1/27/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p51
The article presents information related to baseball. It's difficult to sympathize with the team Houston Astros, who will look callous if they pressure first baseman Jeff Bagwell to retire but suffer financially if they pay him $17 million to be a part-time player. The team Philadelphia Phillies' fans need to recognize that new general manager Pat Gillick faces the problem that the major league roster is laden with burdensome contracts.


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