Red Sox, Pena avoid arbitration
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Outfielder Wily Mo Pena and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000 shortly before the scheduled start of their arbitration hearing Friday in Phoenix.
Pena can earn an additional $100,000 in performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 325, 350, 375 and 475 plate appearances.
After making $1.25 million last year, Pena had asked for $2.2 million in arbitration and the team had offered $1,725,000.
"We certainly weren't afraid to go" to the ...
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