Freese to Earn $3.15M
Series MVP David Freese will earn $3.15 million under his one-year contract
with the St. Louis Cardinals, nearly six times the $518,000 he made last year.
A St. Louis County native, Freese hit .283
with 20 home runs and 79 RBIs last season and earned his first All-Star
appearance. He was eligible for arbitration for the first time.
Freese, MVP of the 2011 World Series win
over Texas, had asked for $3.75 million and had been offered $2.4 million when
players and teams exchanged arbitration figures last month.
agreement made Freese the final player to settle among the three Cardinals who
filed for arbitration.
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