Pirates' Chacon agrees to $3,825,000 deal

Updated: January 19, 2007, 1:36 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Right-hander Shawn Chacon, the leading contender for the final spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates' rotation, bypassed salary arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $3,825,000.

Chacon, who split last season between the Yankees and Pirates, filed for $4.25 million in arbitration and the Pirates offered $3.7 million.

Chacon can make up to $225,000 in performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 160 and 180 innings and $125,000 for 200 innings.

While Pirates ...

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