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Schilling has weight incentive clause

Posted by Nick Cafardo, Globe Staff  November 6, 2007 11:29 AM

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ORLANDO - Curt Schilling's new 1-year, $8 million deal with the Red Sox (which is pending results of a physical) will include $2 million worth of incentives if he meets weight requirements. The team hopes to insure that Schilling will be fit when he comes to spring training, a source close to the negotiations said moments ago.

Schilling can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonues, making his total incentive package at a possible $5 million. According to the Associated Press, the performance bonuses are based on innings pitched.

The deal could be finalized as early as today. Schilling underwent an MRI this morning.

Schilling will be attending a SHADE Foundation event in Springfield tonight.

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