Joel Hanrahan agrees with Pirates

Updated: January 17, 2012, 3:57 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan agreed Monday to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and right-hander Charlie Morton struck a one-year deal worth $2,445,000.

Hanrahan went 1-4 with a 1.83 ERA while saving 40 games for the Pirates in 2011, helping the team to a 15-game improvement over 2010. The 30-year-old right-hander made $1.4 million last season. Hanrahan posted that he "couldn't be happier" on his Twitter feed.

In addition to his salary, ...

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