Source: Donnelly, Pirates agree to deal

Updated: January 16, 2010, 4:02 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Pittsburgh Pirates, adding another piece to an offseason bullpen revamp, reached a preliminary agreement with veteran reliever Brendan Donnelly on a one-year contract for about $1.5 million, a baseball source told ESPN.com.

The deal, which is pending completion of a physical exam, includes performance bonuses that could increase Donnelly's payout to about $3 million, the source said.

Donnelly, 38, has a 29-9 career record with a 3.02 ERA in eight seasons with the Angels, Red Sox, ...

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