Red Sox Agree With Pomeranz and Other MLB Action
(AP) — The Boston Red Sox have avoided salary arbitration with Drew Pomeranz by working out a one-year, $4.45 million contract with the All-Star lefty. Pomeranz was seeking $5.7 million and the Red Sox offered $3.6 million after he went 11-12 with a 3.32 ERA in 170 2/3 innings for Boston and the Padres last season.
In other baseball:
— Austin Jackson has accepted a minor league contract with the Indians after missing most of last season due to surgery on his right shoulder. He is a lifetime .272 hitter with 971 hits, 182 doubles and 314 RBIs in 914 games since breaking into the majors with the 2010 Tigers.
— A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that reliever Greg Holland has agreed to a contract with the Rockies. Holland will be making a comeback after missing last season following Tommy John surgery. The right-hander had 125 saves over his last three seasons, including 32 in 2015.
— The Phillies have agreed to a minor league contract with Ryan Hanigan and invited the catcher to major league spring training. Hanigan has a .250 career average with 28 homers and 202 RBIs in 647 games.
— The Dodgers have acquired outfielder Brett Eibner from the Athletics for minor league infielder Jordan Tarsovich. Oakland also agreed to a one-year, $1.25 million pact with infielder Adam Rosales.