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Cabrera gets one-year, $3.1 million

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jan 14, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Melky Cabrera has avoided arbitration with the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a one-year, $3.1 million deal. That’s more than twice what Cabrera made last season with the Yankees ($1.4 million).

In other Yankees-related news out of Atlanta, the Braves are said to still be pursuing Johnny Damon. Cabrera, Damon, Mike DunnĀ and Eric Hinske to Atlanta? Apparently it’s possible.

Oh, and don’t put Jerry Hairston Jr. in pinstripes just yet. This story says the Padres are mildly interested in Jermaine Dye but seem more likely to sign either Hairston or Randy Winn.

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