The Mets avoided hearings with four players eligible for salary arbitration after reaching one-year agreements with starter Mike Pelfrey, relievers Ramon Ramirez and Manny Acosta, and center fielder Andres Torres, the team announced Tuesday. Here are the final numbers.
- RP Manny Acosta signed for $875,000. His 2011 salary was $450,000.
- RP Ramon Ramirez signed $2.65 million. His 2011 salary was $1.65 million.
- CF Andres Torres signed for $2.7 million. His 2011 salary was $2.2 million.
- SP Mike Pelfrey signed for $5.675 million. His 2011 salary was $3.925 million.
Additionally, Adam Rubin calculates that with these moves the Mets payroll will be nearly $91 million for 2012.