Wainwright guaranteed $5M by Cards, can earn $5M for starts (11/13 10:16 am)ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Wainwright is guaranteed $5 million in his one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and can earn up to $5 million in performance bonuses, which allows the pitcher to match his 2019 earnings. That is up from a $2 million guarantee in his 2019 deal, in which he earned an additional $8 million based on starts...
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