A's, Kielty agree to $2.1 million, 1-year deal
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics all but completed their roster heading into spring training, agreeing Thursday with outfielder Bobby Kielty on a $2.1 million, one-year contract that avoided arbitration.
Kielty will likely be primarily a backup outfielder again for
the A's, with Nick Swisher slated to start in left field, Mark
Kotsay in center and Milton Bradley in right. Kielty, who is
strongest against left-handed pitchers, batted .270 with eight home
runs and 36 RBIs in 81 games ...
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