The Milwaukee Brewers gave catcher Johnny Estrada a $3.4 million, one-year contract on Friday, as their Opening Day catcher.

Last season, before being traded to the Brewers as part of a six-player deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks in November, Estrada hit .302 with 11 homers and 71 RBI in 115 games.

Milwaukee has one player remaining in arbitration: outfielder Bill Hall, who is rumored to be getting as much as a four-year contract as soon as the next few days.


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