Garrett Jones to be paid $2.25 million
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Outfielder Garrett Jones has lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the final salary arbitration of the year.
Jones was awarded the team's offer of a $2.25 million salary by a three-person panel Thursday, rather than his request of $2.5 million. Arbitrators Margaret Brogan, Dan Brent and Matt Goldberg made the decision one day after hearing arguments.
Jones hit .243 with 30 doubles, 16 homers and 58 RBIs last year, when he made $455,500. He played 90 games in right ...
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