Yankees, Kiner-Falefa Avoid Arbitration With New Deal, per Report

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By Wilton Jackson The New York shortstop will remain in a Pinstripes’ uniform as he enters his final year before free agency. Yankees shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa will reportedly steer clear of arbitration after agreeing to a one-year contract worth $6 million deal with the franchise on Friday, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Despite rumors surfacing that Kiner-Falefa was a non-tender candidate following this past season in which he earned $4.7 million, the 27-year-old will remain in the Bronx as he enters his final year before free agency. Kiner-Falefa, who was traded to New York from the Tw…

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