Cabrera's arbitration win is first for player this year
PHOENIX -- Miguel Cabrera became the first player to win in arbitration this year when the Florida Marlins' All-Star third baseman was awarded a $7.4 million salary on Saturday instead of the team's offer of $6.7 million.
Cabrera made $472,000 last year and was eligible for arbitration for the first time. He was second in the NL last season with a .339 batting average, and he had 26 homers and 114 RBIs.
The arbitration panel of Howard Block, Stephen Goldberg ...
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