Brewers News: Milwaukee Avoids Arbitration With OF Gerardo Parra, Signs Him To One-Year Deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have avoided arbitration with outfielder Gerardo Parra, signing him to a one-year deal worth $6.2 million.

Parra, 27, was acquired from the Arizona Cardinals in a trade deadline deal last season.. He posted a .268 batting average with three home runs and 10 RBIs in 46 games for the Brewers, and .finished with a 261 average with nine homers and 40 RBIs over in 2014 (150 games).

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Providing a left-handed jolt for the Brewers off the bench, Parra gave the Brewers a second Gold Glove outfielder to work with alongside Carlos Gomez.

In addition to signing Parra, the Brewers also avoided arbitration with backup catcher Martin Maldonado, agreeing to terms on a two-year, $1.95 million pact.

With both Parra and Maldonado signed and ready to go, the Brewers will avoid arbitration with all of their eligible players in advance of the 2015 MLB season.

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