PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks and reliever David Hernandez agreed to terms on a two-year contract, the team announced Sunday following a 5-1 win.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hernandez, 27, would have been arbitration eligible for the first time following this season after making just under 500,000 this year.
"I've heard horror stories about going through arbitration, so it's just good that the Diamondbacks organization could get something done so I won't have to worry about it for at least two more years," Hernandez said. "It feels good to get something done."
Hernandez said both sides had discussions heading into the season about getting a deal done, but things picked up in the past couple weeks. Asked what he likes about playing in Arizona, the right-hander replied "Everything."
"I could see myself living here one day past baseball," Hernandez said. "I'm definitely grateful to the organization, and hopefully I'll be here well after two years."
Hernandez came to the D...