D-backs, Stephen Drew reach deal
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with Stephen Drew by signing the shortstop to a two-year, $13.75 million contract Tuesday.
The deal includes a mutual option for a third year at a salary of $10 million. Arizona also signed arbitration-eligible left-hander Joe Saunders to a one-year, $5.5 million contract.
In addition, the Diamondbacks signed a pair of free agents: utility man Willie Bloomquist got a one-year, $900,000 contract with a mutual option for 2012, and ...
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