The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have come to terms with all 21 pre-arbitration players, which means the entire 40-man roster is now signed for the 2017 season. This announcement is just a formality, as the Pirates fully determine the salary for all of these players. Many of the players will end up with Indianapolis, in which case they will have their salary determined by the amount of years they have spent on the 40-man roster, which ranges between $43,250 for one year and up to $129,750 for their third year. Many of the other players will receive the $535,000 MLB minimum salary, or a pro-rated amount of that depending on how much time they spend on the 25-man roster. No actual terms were announced.
Here is the complete list of players who agreed to terms today:
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