|Jan. 25 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET16:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 CST2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)3:08 PM CT-Ziegler and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,795,000, a deal that avoids arbitration.
Analysis: The 32-year-old right-hander made $1.25 million last season. He had asked for $1,945,000 in arbitration and had been offered $1.46 million. He was 3-2 with a 2.16 ERA in 66 appearances with the Diamondbacks and Oakland last season. He came to Arizona on July 31 in a trade that sent first baseman Brandon Allen and left-handed reliever Jordan Noberto to Oakland. Ziegler had no decisions with a 1.74 ERA in 23 appearances with the Diamondbacks.
|July 31 10:53 AM PT11:53 AM MT12:53 PM CT1:53 PM ET13:53 ET17:53 GMT1:53 CST10:53 AM MST12:53 PM EST1:23 PM VEN21:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Athletics have agreed to trade Ziegler to the Diamondbacks for a pair of minor leaguers.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Ziegler is 3-2 with a 2.39 ERA in 43 appearances and 37 2-3 innings. He will join an Arizona team hoping to challenge the World Series champion San Francisco Giants in the NL West race.