Lions get Sikorski, Dodgers minor league outfielder Brown

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TOKOROZAWA, Japan, Dec. 28 (22:34) Kyodo

The Seibu Lions said Monday they have acquired former Lotte
Marines right-hander Brian Sikorski and outfielder Dermal Brown from
the Los Angeles Dodgers' Triple-A Albuquerque affiliate.

Both players have agreed to one-year contracts.

Sikorski, 35, will be paid a salary of $700,000 while Brown, 31,
is set to earn $500,000.

Sikorski, who was also being pursued by the Yokohama BayStars,
posted an 8-5 record with 15 saves and a 2.19 ERA in 55 games this
past season, acting as a middle reliever and closer.

In 2009, Brown batted .290 with 19 home runs and 80 RBIs in 121
games for Albuquerque.

He last played in the major leagues in 2007 with the Oakland

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