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The Cubs have released Paul Bako, which means the backup catcher job goes to 30-year-old career minor leaguer – and chainsaw wielding badass – Koyie Hill.

The decision saves the Cubs about $150k after the difference in Hill’s and Bako’s salaries is coupled with the termination pay Bako gets.

It’s funny how $150k is such chump change in the world of professional baseball. I would probably eat a year’s worth of cat droppings for $150k.

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