The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with right handed reliever Evan Meek, avoiding arbitration. Terms of the deal aren't yet known, although Meek was projected to make $900 K by MLBTR. The deal leaves two players eligible for arbitration: Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee. More info will be added to this post as it comes.
UPDATE 5:22 PM: Jenifer Langosch reports that Meek's salary is $875 K, with $25 K in performance bonuses.
UPDATE 5:39 PM: Rob Biertempfel updates that Meek will receive $25 K with 50 innings pitched. The only time he's reached 50 innings was in 2010 when he threw 80 innings. His second highest was 47 in 2009, although he had 8.2 innings in AAA that year at the start of the season....
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