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Big Unit inks with Giants for $8 million...Astros miss out on another

There about $4 million in incentives which could be vested for for performance marks. The press release also has this gem: "Adding Johnson to the Giants rotation now gives the club three Cy Young Award winners, including last season's winner Tim Lincecum and 2002 AL winner Barry Zito. The last team to have three Cy Young winners on the same roster was the 2002 Atlanta Braves with Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz." Some how, I don't think counting Zito and Johnson as still being Cy-Young caliber counts. Either way, the Astros missed out on yet another solid innings eater that would have provided a ton value for relatively cheap...**sigh**

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