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Nady strikes deal with Yankees

Updated: January 20, 2009, 6:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Right fielder Xavier Nady agreed Tuesday to a $6.55 million, one-year contract with the New York Yankees, and center fielder Melky Cabrera accepted a $1.4 million, one-year deal shortly after exchanging proposed arbitration figures with the team.

Nady, who made $3.59 million last year, was eligible for salary arbitration and can become a free agent after next season. Acquired from Pittsburgh in July, he hit a combined .305 with 25 homers and 97 RBIs.

Cabrera's salary is ...

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