WATCH:

Orioles reach agreement with Wieters, avoid arbitration

The SportsXchange

All-Star catcher Matt Wieters was one of four players who reached contract agreements with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, avoiding arbitration.

Wieters, 26, will make $5.5 million in 2013, according to a report from CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman. He can earn a $100,000 bonus if he wins another Gold Glove, $75,000 for being selected to the All-Star team and $75,000 for winning a Silver Slugger Award.

Wieters posted his .249 and had 23 homers last season, when he was named to the All-Star team for the second straight year.

The Orioles also reached agreements on one-year deals with outfielder Chris Davis and pitchers. Troy Patton and Brian Matusz.
Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Basketball
View Comments (1)