Pirates closer Mark Melancon agrees to $5.4M salary for 2015
The Pirates and closer Mark Melancon avoided arbitration Friday, agreeing to a one-year, $5.4 million contract, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Melancon, who is in his second year of arbitration, made $2.595 million in 2014.
Melancon totaled a career-high 33 saves in 2014. He is 6-7 with a 1.65 ERA and 49 saves in two seasons with Pittsburgh.
CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter
Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
Will the Dodgers or Red Sox prevail in the 2018 World Series?
The Brewers fell a game short of the World Series, so now it's time to try and build on th...
What does the CBS Sports MLB staff think about the upcoming World Series? Well, it's unani...
The Dodgers have made some shrewd trades and done very well in the draft
The 2018 Red Sox are heavy on players who were acquired through the draft and in trades
The Angels have identified the successor to Mike Scioscia