Pirates sign Sanchez, add Kolb to deep bullpen
PITTSBURGH -- National League batting champion Freddy Sanchez chose not to go to arbitration and agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract Saturday with the suddenly active Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Pirates, who made almost no player moves for the first 3½ months of their offseason, signed former Brewers All-Star reliever Dan Kolb to a minor-league contract.
Sanchez, a reserve infielder when last season started but the
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