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Diamondbacks, Arroyo agree to 2-year contract

Diamondbacks, Arroyo agree to 2-year contract

By Kayla Anderson. CREATED Feb 7, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks and Bronson Arroyo have agreed on a two-year contract with a club option for a third.

The right-hander, who turns 37 in two weeks, has a 138-127 record with a 4.91 ERA. He pitched the last eight seasons with the Cincinnati Reds before becoming a free agent.

Last year, Arroyo was 14-12 with a 3.79 ERA.

The Diamondbacks had been searching for another veteran starter for their rotation and had been in contact over the past few days.

Team President Derrick Hall confirmed the contract agreement Friday afternoon.

 
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Kayla Anderson is KGUN 9's Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. When she's not working, you can find her attending sporting events or watching them on the big screen. She loves to get her day going with a great workout either running, spinning or Barre Pilates.