According to ESPNÆs Buster Olney, the Milwaukee Brewers have re-signed closer Trevor Hoffman to a one year, $8 million contract for 2010 with a mutual option for 2011. When the Brewers signed Hoffman last offseason, I thought he would get his 30-40 saves and have an ERA around four. But despite his K/9 decreasing and his BB/9 increasing, Hoffman turned in one of his best statistical seasons in 2009. Hoffman had 37 saves with a 1.83 ERA (lowest since 1998 û 1.48), 0.91 WHIP (lowest since 2004 û 0.91), and held hitters to a .193 batting avg. against (lowest since 1998 û .166). Pretty impressive for a man who will be turning 42 next week. The Brewers definitely got their value for Hoffman. They signed him last year to a one year, $6 million contract and according to Fangraphs, Hoffm ...
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Article written by Adam Bernacchio