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Hollandsworth and Clement offered arbitration
by alex ciepley
Busy day for me, so I don't have as much time as I'd like to get into the Nomar (hip hip...) and Walker (...hooray!) signings.
I did want to drop a note pointing out that the Cubs wisely offered Matt Clement arbitration. Clement will undoubtedly sign a multi-year contract with another team, netting a pick for the Cubs in next year's draft.
The Cubs also offered arbitration to Todd Hollandsworth. The team may or may not end up signing him, but offering arbitration lets them continue to talk shop for the near future. Hollandsworth isn't an A-List celeb, so if he signs with another team the Cubs will not receive any compensation.