It's all Wells and bad

Incentive-Laden Contracts
Bite the Big One

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The Team Takes One for Well$

Did David Rush Back Because He's a Dough Nut?

"That's what my contract is, incentive-loaded. But there's nothing I can do. If I could turn back time, I'd do it. But I signed the contract and that's the situation that it's in. I have to deal with it.Yeah, I'm bummed by it. I'm not going to lose any sleep. My health is more important than the money. The money, it's nice to have. But if you're not going to get it from your incentives, then so be it." -- David Wells, who earns an additional $200,000 per start from 11-20 and $300,000 per start from 21-30 (comments made on 4.26.05)

Dunkin' David Returns Home

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(At least his skin is thin)

It's All Wells and Bad

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Boomer Not Ready for Prime Time. Sox Lose 13-6. Bad Road Trip.
Rent-a-Rest: Mr. Sensitive Takes a Seat

Should Wells Have Made a Rehab Start?

Lucchino Skywalker Returns in Star Wars Episode III

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