Matt Wieters, Orioles avoid arbitration with one-year deal

January 18, 2013, 10:47 am
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Earlier this week Matt Wieters said he’d like to sign a long-term deal with the Orioles, but for now they’ve avoided arbitration with a one-year, $5.5 million deal. This was Wieters’ first season of arbitration eligibility, so he’s headed for some huge paydays in 2014 and 2015 even though he’s yet to top an .800…