Contract worth $14.5 million
SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms Monday with right-hander Joel Pineiro, signing one of the team's workhorses to a three-year contract worth $14.5 million.
The 25-year-old Pineiro set career highs with 211 2-3 innings, 151 strikeouts, 32 starts and 16 wins in 2003. He went 16-11 with a 3.78 ERA, throwing two shutouts.
The deal, expected to be announced this week, includes a $1.5
million signing bonus. Pineiro will earn $2.5 million next season,
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