Padres Avoid Arbitration With Kevin Correia

The Padres have signed Kevin Correia to a one-year deal worth "$3.6MM or so", according to Corey Brock of (via Twitter) who confirmed the initial tweet from Marty Caswell of XX 1090 Radio.  Brock tells MLBTR that the deal may be a "tad higher" than the $3.6MM figure.

This past season, the 29-year-old recorded a 3.91 ERA, 6.5 K/9, and 2.9 BB/9 in 198 innings for the Padres.  After spending six big league seasons with the Giants, San Diego inked the hurler to a one-year pact last winter with a base of $.75MM.

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