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Rays sign Wade Davis to extension

Updated: March 31, 2011, 6:24 PM ET
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Wade Davis has agreed to a $12.6 million, four-year contract with the AL East champions that could be worth up to $35.1 million.

The deal was announced Thursday on the eve of the Rays' season opener against the Baltimore Orioles.

The 25-year-old went 12-10 with a 4.07 ERA as a rookie last year. The first four years of the contract are guaranteed, ensuring Davis will earn at least $12.6 million.

The club holds options for the 2015, ...

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