|New ace Bedard agrees to 1-year deal with Mariners, avoids arbitration|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 15 February 2008 13:25|
Mariners manager John McLaren already has picked Bedard to start on opening day. Bedard was 13-5 with a 3.16 ERA last year for Baltimore.
The 28-year-old left-hander was asking for $8 million in arbitration. Seattle's offer was $6 million.
Bedard made $3,425,000 last year.