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Left-hander David Price agrees to one-year deal with Tigers
Left-hander David Price agrees to one-year deal with Tigers

David Price reached a $19.75-million, one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers, avoiding arbitration. His contract is the largest one-year deal for a player who filed for arbitration, topping Max Scherzer’s $15,525,000 agreement with the Tigers last year. Price, the 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner, went 15-12 with a 3.26 earned-run average last season, and he led the major leagues with 271 strikeouts. He also reached a career high with 248 1/3 innings pitched. Several other pitchers got big salaries during the busiest day of the off-season, when 93 players reached agreements, including Washington’s Doug Fister ($11.4 million) and Stephen Strasburg ($7.4 million), San Diego’s...

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