Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 1/17/12
It's the time of year where we get tons of non-news all at once! Evan Meek joined Jeff Karstens in avoiding arbitration today, signing an $875,000 contract. That leaves two guys left without deals: Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee. According to Rob Biertempfel, here are the terms the two sides have exchanged:  #Pirates exchange salary figures with Garrett Jones ($2.25M/$2.5M) and Casey McGehee ($2.725M/$2.35M). — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) January 18, 2012 There's not a whole lot to say here because not a huge difference in the figures for either player. I'm guessing that the team will setlle up with both guys relatively painlessly. I do think it's kind of funny that the Pirates traded for McGehee and still can't agree with him on a deal, but since it's only a $375k difference, it's really not a big deal. 
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