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Ronny Cedeno and Jeff Karstens Contract Details

Ronny Cedeno and Jeff Karstens Contract Details

Cedeno will make $1.85 M in 2011.

Jennifer Langosch has the contract details for Ronny Cedeno and Jeff Karstens, who each agreed to one year deals prior to the December 2nd non-tender deadline, thus avoiding arbitration.

Karstens will make $1.1 M, which is a figure we already knew.  However, Langosch adds that he can make $25,000 if he makes 20 starts, and another $25,000 if he makes 25 starts.  Karstens stepped up in the rotation last year to make 19 starts.

Cedeno received a one year deal with an option for the 2012 season.  His one year deal comes in at $1.85 M, which is $50,000 higher than my original estimate for his 2011 salary.  He also has a club option for 2012 at $3 M, with a $200,000 buyout.  Cedeno's option is interesting, as the price increases based on games played:

-Cedeno's option increases to $3.5 M if he plays 140 games in 2011.
-Cedeno's option increases to $4.0 M if he plays 142 games in 2011.
-Cedeno's option increases to $4.5 M if he plays 147 games ...

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