Luis Valbuena, Cubs avoid arbitration with one-year deal

Luis Valbuena, Cubs avoid arbitration with one-year deal
January 10, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Luis Valbuena has avoided arbitration with the Cubs by signing a one-year, $930,000 deal, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Chicago claimed Valbuena off waivers last April and he ended up getting 303 plate appearances, including 72 starts at third base, but he hit just .219 with four homers and a .650 OPS. Valbuena’s career…