Via David Waldstein, the Yankees have come to terms with starting catcher Russell Martin on a salary for 2012, avoiding arbitration. Martin will make $7.5 million plus incentives this upcoming season, which is right about halfway between the arbitration figures submitted by both sides. Martin enjoyed a resurgence with the Yankees in 2011 after being non-tendered by the Dodgers, hitting .237/.324/.408 with 18 home runs while being universally praised for his work behind the plate.
The deal leaves Boone Logan as the only remaining unsigned arbitration eligible player on the Yankees’ roster. Continue reading Yankees agree to terms with Martin