Arroyo turns 37 in February but is looking for a three-year deal, which might be warranted considering his health and track record.
The right-hander has made 32 or more starts in each of the last nine seasons, and he struck out 124 and walked only 34 in 202 innings in 2013. His one blemish: a
Arroyo, who has a 138-127 career record and 4.19 ERA in 14 big-league seasons, could be an option for the Angels if they are unable to re-sign free-agent left-hander
Arroyo said the
Arroyo did not receive a $14.1-million qualifying offer from the Reds, so the team that signs him will not lose a draft pick as compensation.