Major League Baseball
<    August    >
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

Diamondbacks avoid arbitration with OF Parra

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with outfielder Gerardo Parra by agreeing on a one-year contract, the club announced Monday.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Parra had been seeking a salary of $5.2 million, with the Diamondbacks making an initial offer of $4.3 million.

The 26-year-old appeared in 156 games for Arizona last season and batted .268 with 48 RBI. He has spent all five of his major-league campaigns with the Diamondbacks.

Parra also received a National League Gold Glove Award as Arizona's primary right fielder and set a franchise record with a NL-best 17 assists last season.

02/03 18:12:40 ET