According to multiple reports, the Cubs agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with Geovany Soto on Friday afternoon. In his first year of arbitration eligibility Soto received a nice increase in pay from the $575,000 he earned in 2010.
Talk during the first day of the Cubs Convention suggested that the Cubs could be working on a multi-year deal with Carlos Marmol.
The Cubs have already avoided arbitration with Jeff Baker ($1.175 million) and Koyie Hill ($850,000) this winter.
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