Giants agree with Ehire Adrianza, Cory Gearrin

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have agreed to one-year contracts with infielder Ehire Adrianza and right-hander Cory Gearrin to avoid salary arbitration.

Under the deals reached Friday, Gearrin will make $1,050,000 plus any performance bonuses, and Adrianza gets a split contract paying $600,000 when he's in the majors and $300,000 in the minors.

Adrianza batted .254 with two homers and seven RBI in 40 games last season.

Gearrin went 3-2 with a 4.28 ERA in 56 relief appearances.

The other Giants eligible for arbitration are pitchers George Kontos and Will Smith, and infielders Eduardo Nunez and Conor Gillaspie.

Gearrin also would get an additional $25,000 for making an All-Star team, $75,000 for winning MVP in the league championship series, $100,000 for winning either MVP or World Series MVP and $100,000 for winning the Cy Young Award, $75,000 for finishing second, $50,000 for finishing third and $25,000 for finishing fourth.