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Wilson agrees to $4M, one-year deal with Astros

Updated: January 3, 2006, 11:27 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Hoping to bolster an offense that was one of baseball's worst last season, the Houston Astros agreed Tuesday to a contract with outfielder Preston Wilson that will pay him $4.5 million for one season or $28 million over four years.

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Wilson gets $4 million this year. Under the unusual deal, the Astros must decide at the end of the season whether to exercise a $24 million, three-year option that carries a $500,000 buyout.

The right-handed Wilson hit .260 with ...

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