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Eric Byrnes was released by the Seattle Mariners this season after going 15 games without a home run or RBI, and batting under .100.

His MLB career is likely over, but he will attempt to resurrect his softball skills for a team sponsored by Dutch Goose, a burger and beer pub in Menlo Park, California.

In 2007, Byrnes was given a three-year, $30 million contract by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He will be paid $11 million this year as a result of the final year of the contract.

So in essence, Eric Byrnes is getting paid $11 million to play beer league softball. Outfield depth shouldn’t be a problem, seeing how there are four outfielders in softball.

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