Pirates Re-Sign Righty Karstens to 1-Year Deal

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Pirates Re-Sign Righty Karstens to 1-Year Deal
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Jeff Karstens is staying with the Pittsburgh Pirates, finalizing a $2.5 million, one-year contract on Thursday. Karstens can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses based on innings. The 30-year-old right-hander was 5-4 with a 3.97 ERA in 15 starts and four relief appearances last year, when he missed time because of separate injuries to a hip, groin and shoulder. He made $3.1 million.

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