Red Sox avoid arbitration with new closer Joel Hanrahan

Red Sox avoid arbitration with new closer Joel Hanrahan
January 18, 2013, 12:10 pm
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Joel Hanrahan, who the Red Sox acquired from the Pirates last month, has avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $7.04 million. This was Hanrahan’s final year of arbitration eligibility and so he’ll be a free agent next offseason, which along with the high price tag and Jason Grilli‘s emergence played a part…