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Arbitration update: Capps, Perkins, Liriano, Young, Slowey

  • Blog Post by: Phil Miller
  • January 18, 2011 - 5:34 PM

The Twins avoided arbitration with righthander Matt Capps, signing him to a one-year, $7.15 million contract, and lefthander Glen Perkins, signing him to a one-year, $700,000 contract.

Other potential arbitration cases include Delmon Young, Francisco Liriano and Kevin Slowey. The deadline for the sides to submit official offers was noon, and those figures will be released later this afternoon, unless these players reach agreement first.

Update: Here are the official arbitration figures:

Young: Team filed at $4.65 million. He filed at $6.25 million. (Midpoint is $5.45 million)

Liriano: Team filed at $3.6 million. He filed at $5.0 million. (Midpoint is $4.3 million)

Slowey: Team filed at $2.3 million. He filed at $3.1 million. (Midpoint is $2.7 million)

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