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Matsuzaka deal appears imminent

Daisuke Matsuzaka and his agent, Scott Boras, smile as he departs Hanscom Air Force Base en route to Mass. General Hospital.
Daisuke Matsuzaka and his agent, Scott Boras, smile as he departs Hanscom Air Force Base en route to Mass. General Hospital. (Globe Staff Photo / David L. Ryan) Globe Staff Photo / David L. Ryan
By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / December 13, 2006

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Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein and agent Scott Boras, philosophically worlds apart in the Daisuke Matsuzaka negotiations, put aside their differences at the 11th hour and are near completing a multiyear deal for the coveted Japanese pitcher. The Globe's Gordon Edes has confirmed that the sides have reached a preliminary agreement on a $52 million, six-year contract, including escalators ... (Full article: 1087 words)

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