The Arizona Diamondbacks shelled out to sign free agent pitcher Zack Greinke, but both sides had others in mind during the contract negotiations.
Greinke, who inked a six-year, $206 million deal with the D-backs, will give 1 percent of his yearly salary to charities supported by the team, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
The new Diamondbacks pitcher will receive a yearly salary breakdown like so.
greinke breakdown $18M signing bonus, salaries of $31M, 31M, 31M, 31.5M, 32M, 32M
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 11, 2015
Do the math after the $18 million signing bonus, and that’s $188.5 million in total yearly salary, which brings his total of charitable donations to around $2 million by the end of his contract.
That’s a lot of giving.
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