Mariners avoid arbitration with P Shawn Kelley

Mariners avoid arbitration with P Shawn Kelley

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Pitcher Shawn Kelley of the Seattle Mariners

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by Mariners.com & KING 5 SPORTS

KING5.com

Posted on January 30, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The Mariners announce they've agreed to a 1-year deal with pitcher Shawn Kelley. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports it's worth $935,000. He can make it up to $1.1 million if he achieves his bonuses. The M's official news release is below.

 

 

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik today announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Shawn Kelley on a one-year contract for the 2013 season. Per club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

By agreeing to terms with Kelley, the Mariners have no remaining arbitration-eligible players.

Kelley, 28, went 2-4 with a 3.25 ERA (16 ER, 44.1 IP) in 47 relief appearances last season. Over parts of four Major League seasons the Louisville, Kentucky native has a 3.52 ERA in 120 relief appearances. He was originally selected in the 13th round of the 2007 June draft out of Austin Peay University.

 

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