Yanks sign Bruney, done with arb cases

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Free agents still an option for Yanks

According to PeteAbe, the Yankees have signed reliever Brian Bruney to a one-year deal. This locks up all of their arbitration-eligible players. We’ll update one the final figure is in. In avoiding arbitration, the Yankees have signed Melky Cabrera to a $1.4 million deal, Chien-Ming Wang to a $5 million deal, and Xavier Nady to a $6.55 million deal.

Update: It’s for $1.25 million.

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Free agents still an option for Yanks
  • Matthew

    MLTR has the figure at 1.25 million.

    This brings the 2009 Opening Day Salary (18 confirmed players) to $193,350,000.

    Again, with 7 spots up for grabs, looks like the Yanks could open at under the 200 million mark.

    • http://mlb.mlb.com/stats/individual_player_postseason.jsp?c_id=nyy&playerID=121250&statType=2 Slugger27 Back From Hiatus

      thats all? even after pettitte?

      • Matthew

        Well, that’s with the opening day amount of Pettitte’s salary at $5.5M….

        I guess if you figure he get’s 10, it’s closer to 197….

    • jsbrendog

      does sergio mitre’s contract not count? is n’t he not getting paid during his steroids suspension? or is he?

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    • George Steinbrenner’s Cell Phone

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      • http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/CRsmithT1.jpg tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside
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          • jsbrendog

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          • http://nyfaninboston.blogspot.com/ Manimal

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            • George Steinbrenner’s Cell Phone

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      • jsbrendog

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        • George Steinbrenner’s Cell Phone

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  • http://nyfaninboston.blogspot.com/ Manimal

    Finally…

  • Matthew

    Does the buyout money count towards the 09 payroll?

  • http://amonthoffundays.blogspot.com Phil in LA

    Not if it was paid in `08.

  • JeffG

    How much will Joba be making this year?

    • George Steinbrenner’s Cell Phone

      2 much

      • http://26ncounting.blogspot.com VO

        says the man with a 200 million payroll

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