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Joel Hanrahan and Charlie Morton both got deals to avoid arbitration today. Hanrahan, who made $1.4 million last year, was due for a big raise after coming off a season where he made the National League All-Star team and saved 40 games, a career-high. He struck out 61 batters in 68 and 2/3 innings and had a 1.83 ERA.
Morton will be receiving $2.445 million this season, but is not...
The Pirates agreed to terms on a 1-year deal with closer Joel Hanrahan and starter Charlie Morton. Both players are entering their 1st season of arbitration eligibility.
Hanrahan’s deal is worth $4.1 million after a stellar season where he posted a 1.83 ERA over 68 2/3 innings. He racked up 40 saves in 44 opportunities. His K/9 dipped down to 8.0 from 12.9 in 2010, so that will...
Not a bad deal for Charlie, who is coming off a breakout season (10-10, 3.83 ERA). This was his first arbitration eligible year.
The 2012 projected payroll remains a little over $46 million.
The remaining arbitration eligible Pirates are Garrett Jones, Jeff Karstens, Casey McGehee, and Evan Meek. Joel Hanrahan agreed to a $4.1M deal this morning.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with pitcher Charlie Morton on a one-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration.
The Pirates and Charlie Morton have avoided arbitration and agreed to terms on a one-year, $2.445 million contract, according to a source.
All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan agreed Monday to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and right-hander Charlie Morton struck a one-year deal worth $2,445,000.
Hanrahan went 1-4 with a 1.83 ERA while saving 40 games for the Pirates in 2011, helping the team to a 15-game improvement over 2010. The 30-year-old right-hander made $1.4 million last season. Hanrahan...
The Pittsburgh Pirates and All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan agreed to a one-year, $4.1 million deal on Monday.
The club also signed right-hander Charlie Morton to a one-year pact worth $2.4 million.
The 30-year-old Hanrahan saved 40 games last season while posting a 1.83 ERA.
Morton went 10-10 with a 3.83 ERA last year. He underwent surgery on his hip in October but should be ready by Opening Day.
The Pirates aggred to a one year, $4.1 million with Joel Hanrahan that has performance bonuses for games finished. That's pretty expected from all sides, as the club hasn't been discussing a long-term deal with Hanrahan. The club also came to terms with Chris Resop over the weekend, which leaves Garrett Jones, Charlie Morton, Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek, and Casey McGehee left...
In the next few weeks the Pirates Prospects 2012 Annual will be released, covering every player invited to major league Spring Training, along with exclusive features and articles. Some of those features include Pitch F/X reports on Erik Bedard, Charlie Morton, Jeff Karstens, and other pitchers on the staff. Each player will have an exclusive projection for their 2012 stat line,...
The Pirates agreed to terms with Joel Hanrahan and Charlie Morton on one-year contracts Monday, which allowed both players to avoid salary arbitration and reduced the number of unsigned players to four. Hanrahan will make $4.1 million and can earn up to an additional $50,000 in performance-based incentives, according to a source. Morton, according to sources, will make $2,445,000.
The Pirates signed Charlie Morton and Joel Hanrahan to one-year contracts, avoiding salary arbitration with both pitchers.
All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan agreed Monday to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and right-hander Charlie Morton struck a one-year deal worth $2,445,000. Hanrahan went 1-4 with a 1.83 ERA while saving 40 games for the Pirates in 2011, helping the team to a 15-game improvement over 2010.