Fontenot earns last spot in arbitration

Updated: November 11, 2009, 7:51 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Chicago Cubs infielder Mike Fontenot earned the last arbitration spot for players with between two and three years of major league service, beating out Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones and Cincinnati Reds pitcher Micah Owings on a tiebreaker.

All three had 2 years, 139 days of service time, and ties are broken by service time in each immediately preceding season. Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Mark Reynolds, who had 44 homers and 102 RBIs, had 2 years, 138 days.

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