Not a bad two days for closer Joel Hanrahan. Yesterday, he got married in Texas:
Today, he got a hefty raise, avoiding arbitration:
This was Hanrahan’s second arbitration contract year – he made $1.4M last year. The $4.1M figure is about what people estimated he’d get, and includes a few incentives depending on number of games finished.
The remaining arbitration eligible Pirates are Garrett Jones, Charlie Morton, Jeff Karstens, Casey McGehee, and Evan Meek.
Tim now estimates the 2012 40-man roster payroll to be around $46 million.
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