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02.15.2012 | | Posted at 04:02 PM
By Nicole
The Brewers acquired relief pitcher Jose Veras from the Pirates this offseason in exchange for Casey McGehee. Unfortunately for the Brewers, Veras was immediately arbitration eligible. Veras submitted $2.37million, the Brewers put his value at $2 million and in yesterday's arbitration hearing, the Brewers won. The Brewers are now 3-2 in arby hearings since 2005. This is an unusual way to start a t...
01.17.2012 | | Posted at 10:47 PM
By Nicole
Doug Melvin scored a bit of a coup today when it was announced that the Brewers avoided an arbitration hearing with Francisco Rodriguez - K-Rod. He was an odd case because he wasn't in his arbitration-eligible in terms of his years of service - he had accepted arbitration from the Brewers. As K-Rod had earned $11.5 million last season, it was assumed he'd make somewhere in the area of $13 million ...
01.12.2012 | | Posted at 07:10 PM
By Nicole
Three of the Brewers eight arbitration eligible players have recently signed one-year contracts. George Kottaras signed in mid-December. The terms of the contract have not become available. He will likely be the back-up catcher behind Jonathan Lucroy again this season. Kottaras, 28, batted .252 with five homers and six doubles in 49 games last season. He also hit for the cycle in 2011. Carlos Gome...