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Updated: February 16th, 2011 8:24am
Twins, Delmon Young avoid arbitration with one-year, $5.375 deal

Twins, Delmon Young avoid arbitration with one-year, $5.375 deal

by Phil Mackey
1500ESPN.com
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Just 24 hours before pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers, the Minnesota Twins have tied up the last of their loose roster strings.

Outfielder Delmon Young has agreed to a one-year, $5.375 million contract, avoiding arbitration. Young had filed for $6.2 million, and the Twins initially offered $4.6 million. 

Young, 25, had a breakout season offensively in 2011, hitting .298/.333/.493 with 21 home runs and 112 RBIs.

Phil Mackey is a columnist for 1500ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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