Extra money is All-Star bonus

Updated: July 10, 2009, 8:22 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- It pays to be an All-Star.

The initial 68 picks for Tuesday's game in St. Louis will receive $2.3 million in bonuses, with Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay leading the way at $125,000.

That money might come in handy for moving expenses. Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi said this week he's willing to listen to offers for the 2003 AL Cy Young Award winner. Halladay, a six-time All-Star, has a $14.25 million salary this season, is due $15.75 million next year ...

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