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That is all. Came within a third of an inning of reaching a $500K roster bonus. Hopefully the Twins let him in for a relief appearance on Sunday.

Or, the team owner can simply give him the bonus, regardless.

He can act the opposite of Charlie Comiskey, who denied Eddie Cicotte his $10,000 bonus (his salary was $6,000) for only winning 29 games in 1919.

Comiskey promised Cicotte the bonus if he won 30 games that season. When it became apparent that Cicotte was going to win at least 30, Comiskey had manager Kid Gleason bench him for 2 weeks (5 starts in those days) in early September, under the premise that they were "resting his arm for the World Series."

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