Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Bruney, Yankees agree to $725,000, one-year contract
NEW YORK -- Relief pitcher Brian Bruney and the New York
Yankees agreed Tuesday to a $725,000, one-year contract.
The right-hander from Warrenton, Ore., who turns 26 on Feb. 17,
asked for $845,000 in arbitration and was offered $640,000. He made
$395,545 last year, when he went 3-2 with a 4.68 ERA in 58
New York also has a preliminary agreement with second baseman
Robinson Cano on a $30 million, four-year contract, a deal that
still needs to be finalized.
Starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang is the other Yankees player in
arbitration. He asked for $4.6 million and was offered $4 million
after going 19-7 last year, his second consecutive season with 19