Brewers, Prince Fielder reach deal

Updated: January 19, 2011, 1:20 AM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers started off what's likely to be their final year together with a record.

Fielder and the club avoided salary arbitration Tuesday by agreeing to a $15.5 million, one-year contract. The deal is the highest-single season contract for an arbitration-eligible player, surpassing Mark Teixeira's $12.5 million agreement with Atlanta in 2008.

The club's prospects to keep Fielder in Milwaukee past the upcoming season are slim. Fielder ...

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