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    Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Per Reds.Com -it's true.

    Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension
    02/08/2007 10:52 AM ET
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    CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds and All-Star RHP Bronson Arroyo have agreed to terms on a 2-year contract extension through the 2010 season with a club option for 2011.

    On Tuesday, the Reds and RHP Aaron Harang avoided arbitration by agreeing to a 4-year contract through the 2010 season with a club option for 2011. Last season, Arroyo and Harang became the first duo in Reds history to produce at least 200 innings and 184 strikeouts each. They tied for the Major League lead in starts (35), while Arroyo ranked first in the majors in innings pitched (240.2) and Harang finished third in the National League in that category (234.1).

    Arroyo, 30, last season was a National League All-Star and was voted by the Cincinnati chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America the winner of both the Johnny Vander Meer Award as the club's Most Outstanding Pitcher and the Joe Nuxhall Good Guy Award. He led the Major Leagues in innings pitched (240.2) and ranked among the NL pitching leaders in starts (35, T1st), wins (14, T12th), ERA (3.29, 4th), complete games (3, T5th), strikeouts (184, T6th) and opponents' batting average (.243, 8th).

    In each of the last 3 seasons Arroyo established career highs in starts, innings pitched and quality starts, and in each of the last 2 seasons he recorded 14 victories and at least 200 innings. On January 19 of last year, while with Boston, he avoided arbitration by signing a 3-year contract through the 2008 season. On March 20 he was acquired from the Red Sox in exchange for OF Wily Mo Pena and cash.

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    WHAT? Man, that's awesome. Two days in a row of good news.
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Wow...that's a shocker. I thought he wanted out of here.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Quote Originally Posted by NJReds View Post
    Wow...that's a shocker.
    I'll second that!

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    As I said in the other forum, I'm not sure now is the right time to give him an extention but it does put an end to the "he'll leave for Boston as soon as he can" talk.
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Depends on the money... but if it's a similar deal to Harang's, we should all feel pretty good about our chances over the next few years.
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    I wonder when Krivsky is going to do something to solidify this team? I mean, we traded Kearns and Lopez away and...oh nevermind!
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Krivsky was cited as being a superb contract GM.

    Looks like he plus a willing front office is changing the Reds recent history.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Pending the dollars involved, I love this move. I think these guys feed off of each other. It's been a long time since we've had this type of tandem.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Money might be scary as he would be stupid to sign for anything that would be considered a "bargain" after this off-season.

    Be afraid...be very afraid.

    If money is right, I'll be happy. But I'm expecting a fall back to Earth this year for BA, so this might have been a better move after this season IMO.

    Again, it all depends on the money.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Buying F.A. years is a lot more expensive than buying arbitration years. I'm expecting $12-15M per in those two years.
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Leader View Post
    Buying F.A. years is a lot more expensive than buying arbitration years. I'm expecting $12-15M per in those two years.
    That's what I am scared of. That's a lot of money...and probably too much.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    That's what I am scared of. That's a lot of money...and probably too much.
    What exactly would be 'too much' money for Bronson? If he gets $12 mill for two more years, that would put him at around, what, $30 million for next four when you add it to his current deal? That doesn't sound bad to me at all. I would imagine the deal works out so that he gets paid around the same total that Harang got...
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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Oops... sorry, I didn't see the later posts about the numbers. 4 years for 33 million is pretty darn good I think. Certainly doesn't break the bank compared to some of those other recent deals out there.

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    Re: Bronson Arroyo agrees to two-year contract extension

    Quote Originally Posted by RedEye View Post
    What exactly would be 'too much' money for Bronson? If he gets $12 mill for two more years, that would put him at around, what, $30 million for next four when you add it to his current deal? That doesn't sound bad to me at all. I would imagine the deal works out so that he gets paid around the same total that Harang got...
    $30 million for 4 years is skewed b/c those first 2 are already locked in for a total of $6 million.


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