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Estrada agrees to one-year, $2M deal with Arizona

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and catcher Johnny Estrada agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract.

The deal was reached Friday night, hours after Estrada filed for arbitration, general manager Josh Byrnes said on Saturday.

An All-Star in 2004, Estrada was acquired from the Atlanta Braves on Dec. 7 for relievers Lance Cormier and Oscar Villarreal.

Estrada was limited to 105 games last season because of a June 6 collision at home plate with Darin Erstad of the Los Angeles Angels.

Estrada, who made $460,000 last season, hit .261 with four home runs and 39 RBIs. In 2004, he made the NL All-Star team, batting .314 with nine homers and 76 RBIs.

Four other Arizona players filed for arbitration: second baseman Orlando Hudson, shortstop Alex Cintron and pitchers Brandon Lyon and Claudio Vargas. They will exchange proposed salaries with the Diamondbacks on Tuesday if they don't reach deals before then.