Kotchman, Mariners agree to contract
SEATTLE -- Casey Kotchman and the Mariners agreed Wednesday to a one-year contract worth $3,517,500, settling Seattle's last salary arbitration case this year.
The Mariners announced the deal for the 26-year-old first baseman less than a month after they acquired him from the Boston Red Sox for outfielder Bill Hall.
The contract's value is exactly at the midpoint between the sides' proposals in arbitration.
Kotchman epitomizes second-year general manager Jack Zduriencik's push ...
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