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Injured Knebel, Brewers agree to same $5,125,000 salary

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to a one-year contract for $5,125,000 with pitcher Corey Knebel, who is returning from Tommy John surgery. Knebel is a 28-year-old right-hander.

He hurt his elbow during spring training and had surgery April 3.

He had been eligible for salary arbitration and will have the same salary as in 2019.

His deal includes a $50,000 bonus for comeback player of the year along with other award bonuses.

Knebel had 39 saves in 2017, when he was an All-Star, and 16 the following season.

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