Coffey, Brewers agree to $2,025,002, 1-year deal
Coffey became a key reliever in Milwaukee's bullpen last year after being claimed off waivers in September 2008. He went 4-4 with a 2.90 ERA in 78 appearances last year and led NL relievers with 83 2-3 innings pitched. He can also earn $50,000 in performance bonuses.
Coffey made $800,002 last season. He and the Brewers had the biggest gap among the team's players who swapped arbitration figures. Coffey asked for $2.45 million while Milwaukee offered $1.7 million.
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