Report: Diamondbacks, Bronson Arroyo agree to 2-year deal

Friday February 7th, 2014

Bronson Arroyo has been frustrated by the lack of a free-agent deal. (John Sommers II/Getty Images) Bronson Arroyo has a 138-127 record with a 4.19 ERA in 13 MLB seasons. (John Sommers II/Getty Images)

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to sign free agent starter Bronson Arroyoreports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

The contract is a two-year deal, includes an option and financial terms were not disclosed, but's Buster Olney reports that Arroyo will get at least $23.5 million.  He will receive $9.5 million this season and 2015, a $11 million club option for 2016 with a $4.5 million buyout.

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles were also reportedly interested in signing Arroyo.

Arroyo, 36, spent the last eight seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. He went 14-12 with a 3.79 ERA and 124 strikeouts last season.

Arroyo has been a durable starter, taking the mound over 30 times in each of the past 10 seasons and has pitched 199 innings or more in nine of those years.

CORCORAN: MLB Free-Agent Tracker: 2013-14
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