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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Mets avoid arbitration with Mike Pelfrey and Other Players

The Mets avoided arbitration with Mike Pelfrey on Tuesday.

According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, Pelfrey has signed for $5.68M, an increase from $3.925M.

Pelfrey can earn a bonus of $35,000 to $42,500 for 195, 200, 205, 210 and 215 innings pitched and can become a free agent after the 2013 season.

The big right-hander struggled in 2011, going 7-13 with a 4.74 ERA. This coming after a 15-win season in 2010. While Pelfrey has a career 4.40 ERA, he has gone at least 184 innings the last four seasons.

Note: Mets have avoided Arbitration with Ramon Ramirez, Andres Torres, and Manny Acosta as well.


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