Brewers’ Aoki to earn $2.25 million
Aoki gets salaries of $1 million this year and $1.25 million in 2013. Milwaukee holds a $1.5 million option for 2014 with a $250,000 buyout.
He can make $1,675,000 in performance bonuses this year, $837,500 in 2013 and $1,087,500 in 2014 if the option is exercised.
Milwaukee is paying a $2.5 million fee for Aoki to Yakult of Japanís Central League. The 30-year-old hit over .300 in six of his seven full seasons and was a three-time Central League batting champion.