Hoffman to re-sign with Brewers

Updated: October 5, 2009, 3:55 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Trevor Hoffman has agreed to another one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Hoffman, who turns 42 next week, had 37 saves and a 1.55 ERA with the Brewers this season, pushing his career saves total to 591, the major league record.

Hoffman will earn $8 million next season, and Hoffman and the Brewers will share an option for another deal in 2011.

Doug Melvin, the Brewers' general manager, raved about Hoffman's work ethic and leadership this season, saying that he viewed ...

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