Posted December 13, 2011 on AP on Fox
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A person familiar with the negotiations says 6-foot-10 pitching prospect Andrew Brackman has agreed to a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement had not been announced. Brackman, let go by the New York Yankees, would be paid $500,000 if he's in the major leagues, The 26-year-old would get $480,000 if he's in the minors. New York signed the right-hander for a $3.35 million bonus in 2007, knowing he likely would need elbow ligament-replacement surgery. He made his major league debut on Sept. 22 this year and had three appearances, all against Tampa Bay. He allowed one hit and three walks in 2 1-3 scoreless innings.
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