Showing posts with label Decline Option. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Decline Option. Show all posts

Monday, October 31, 2011

Milwaukee Brewers decline options for K-Rod and Shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt


The Milwaukee Brewers declined the options for pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt on Sunday, making both players free agents.

Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod), who was acquired on July 12 of last season in a trade from the New York Mets, had a mutual option worth $17.5 million dollars for next season but will instead receive a $4 million buyout.

The major-league record holder for saves in a single season (62) had a 6-2 record with a 2.64 ERA and 23 saves last season, serving mainly as an eighth- inning man with Milwaukee.

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