• Brewers, Gomez avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 18, 2013
    The Brewers and center fielder Carlos Gomez avoided arbitration on Thursday by agreeing to a one-year contract, one day before teams and their arbitration-eligible players were set to formally exchange figures. With those three signings, plus that of outfielder Carlos Gomez on Thursday, Milwaukee avoided going through arbitration with all four of its eligible players. The Brewers avoided arbitration with all three of their unsigned players Friday, agreeing to one-year contracts with right-handers John Axford, Burke Badenhop and Marco Estrada. Gomez who will earn $4.3 million, according to a baseball source initially made the cut as a "Super 2" player in 2010, and continued to the point of earning $1.9875 million last season . The Brewers' remaining arbitration-eligibles are relievers John Axford and Burke Badenhop, and starter Marco Estrada. Axford, 29, was arbitration-eligible for the first time after earning $525,000 last season, during which he briefly lost his closer's job but still saved 35 games and compiled a 4.67 ERA.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Axford among trio to avoid arbitration with Brewers

      The Brewers avoided arbitration with all three of their unsigned players Friday, agreeing to one-year contracts with right-handers John Axford, Burke Badenhop and Marco Estrada.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Brewers' Gomez doubles pay, agrees at $4.3M

      Outfielder Carlos Gomez and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a $4.3 million, one-year contract, more than doubling his salary.
      Source: ESPN.com

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