Found January 17, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
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AS first reported today by MLB.com's Greg Johns reports that the Mariners have tentatively reached 1-year deals with pitchers Jason Vargas and Shawn Kelley, their two remaining arbitration-eligible players.

Tuesday at 11 a.m. was the deadline for teams to sign their arbitration players.

Quote: Kelley confirmed his deal via Twitter, writing, "Got my deal done, ready for baseball now". We've also found out via Jon Heyman on Twitter that earlier Tuesday the M's avoided arbitration with Brandon League by signing the reliever to a 1-year, $5 million deal.

Pitching Statistics - Greater than 162 innings pitched

Player W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K WP J. Vargas 10 13 4.25 32 32 4 3 0 0 201.0 205 105 95 22 59 131 3

Pitching Statistics - Fewer than 162 innnings pitched

Player W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K WP S. Kelley 0 0 0.00 10 0 0 0 0 0 12.2 7 0 0 0 3 10 0 B. League 1 5 2.79 65 0 0 0 37 5 61.1 56 25 19 3 10 45 4
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