The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with reliever Brad Ziegler by agreeing to a two-year, $9.5 million contract extension on Friday, HardballTalk.com reported. In addition, the extension will buy out Ziegler's first year of free agency. Ziegler went 8-1 with a 2.22 earned run average this past season.
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By The Sports Xchange December 20, 2013 4:42 PM