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NL Central: Jared Hughes inks deal with Brewers

Check out what’s going on in the National League Central.

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Former Pirates’ pitcher Jared Hughes is has signed a deal with the Brewers. The contract is a one-year, $950,000 base deal with an extra $250,000 offered in incentives. This winter, the 31-year old signed a one-year, $2.83M deal with Pittsburgh to avoid arbitration, but was cut only a few days before Opening Day. Last season, the veteran pitched a 3.03 ERA in 59.1 innings and being known for his mean sinker. However, those stats weren’t reflected this spring training and Hughes was let go because of that. Hughes is expected to be on the Brewers’ Opening Day roster.

Here’s what else is going down in the National League Central: