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Big payday on horizon for Suppan

Originally Published: November 6, 2006
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

When Jeff Weaver dazzled Detroit to win the final game of the 2006 World Series, some saw it as a potential watershed moment for a former first-round pick whose career has been defined by mediocrity.

Weaver's agent, Scott Boras, saw Derek Lowe revisited.

In 2004, Lowe was strafed for a 5.24 ERA with Boston in the regular season. Then he recovered to pitch shutdown ball in October, and Boras parlayed it into a four-year, $36 million deal with the Dodgers.

Weaver, similarly, was on a ...

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