Reds sign Hatteberg to one-year contract extension
CINCINNATI -- Scott Hatteberg, who took over at first base for the Cincinnati Reds and has been an important part of their resurgence, got a one-year contract extension Wednesday that will pay him at least $1.65 million.
Hatteberg gets a $1.5 million base salary next season. The contract includes a club option for 2008 at $1.85 million, with a $150,000 buyout. If he has 500 plate appearances next season, the 2008 club option increases to a $2 million base salary with a $175,000 buyout.
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