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Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians agree

Updated: February 10, 2012, 5:35 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Nobody dodges salary arbitration like the Cleveland Indians.

With a hearing just days away, the club and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera agreed to terms on a one-year, $4.55 million contract Friday, extending the Indians' streak of avoiding arbitration to 21 years.

The Indians haven't had an arbitration hearing since 1991, when gas was $1.14 per gallon and Cabrera was 6.

The agreement was $75,000 above the midpoint between the $5.2 million Cabrera asked for ...

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