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Zito Opt out clause?


I read in the morning papers that he has an opt out clause after the 7th year if he reaches certain performance standards. However, I have also heard rumors that he has an opt out clause before then... Is there any truth to this?
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Haven't heard of an opt out clause. There is an option for the 8th year .

From the [sign in to see URL] article:
Zito's agreement, reached late Wednesday night, includes an $18 million option for 2014 with a $7 million buyout that could increase the value to $137 million. The option would become guaranteed if Zito pitches 200 innings in 2013, 400 combined over 2012 and 2013 or 600 combined from 2011-13.
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