Brewers, LaTroy Hawkins Reach Agreement

6:53pm: Bob Nightengale of USA Today has the specifics: Hawkins gets $3MM next year, plus a $500K signing bonus. He makes $4MM in 2011 and can earn an extra $275K in incentives.

1:53pm: Hawkins' agency tweets that the pitcher received a two-year, $7.5MM deal.  Hawkins was disappointed the Astros would not offer a second year.  The D'Backs were also unwilling to go to two years.

1:30pm: Rosenthal says the Brewers have an agreement with Hawkins, pending a physical.  He says it's a two-year deal.  The signing was confirmed by Hawkins' agency, Reynolds Sports Management.

9:48am: Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel tweets that the Brewers are looking at reliever LaTroy HawkinsBob Nightengale of USA Today does him one better, saying the Brewers are "moving fast" on Hawkins and "could sign him today."

Hawkins, 37 later this month, posted a 2.13 ERA in 63.3 innings for the Astros with a 6.4 K/9 and 2.3 BB/9.  He earned more than $3.5MM for this efforts.



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