Indians sign reliever Scott Atchison to one-year extension for 2015
The Indians have signed veteran reliever Scott Atchison to a contract extension covering the 2015 season.
Here is the salary breakdown:
Atchison will earn $900K in 2015. Can earn $1M in 2016, or Indians have $100K buyout on his club option.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) August 19, 2014
Atchison, 38, signed a minor league contract with the Tribe this past offseason. He will earn $800,000 this season after making the team in spring training. Atchison and manager Terry Francona know each other from their time together with the 2010-11 Red Sox.
In 53 appearances and 55 innings this season, Atchison has a 2.95 ERA with 37 strikeouts and only seven unintentional walks. He has a 0.96 WHIP overall and has been an effective setup man alongside Bryan Shaw and closer Cody Allen.
The Twins have already fortified the bullpen with Addison Reed, and now they want to address...
The Orioles likely want pitching, and the Indians have plenty of it
Halladay died in a November plane crash off the coast of Florida
The power-hitting outfielder is headed to Toronto
Martinez could add some power to a Boston lineup void of it
It's almost that time of the year again, time for the Tebow madness to return