Kyle Lohse is safe.
His standing as the last Twins player to go through the arbitration process in its entirety remains intact. That was back in 2006 when he won his case and received a $3.95 million salary (the team was offering $3.4 million).
As far as 2011 is concerned, Delmon Young was the last player facing the arbitration process. That is, until he agreed on a $5.375 deal with the Twins today. Young’s representation had submitted $6.25 million and the Twins has submitted $4.65 million. The deal as it is reported is just shy of the standard midpoint settlement that both sides generally get to.
This agreement is the best case for both parties. No matter what you think of Delmon Young’s performance in Minnesota thus far, he still
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