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Diamondbacks Avoid Arbitration with Miguel Montero, Ryan Roberts

The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided aribtration with Miguel Montero and Ryan Roberts, according to the team and industry sources. Miguel Montero agreed to his deal "moments before [the] arb hearing]" and he stands to make $5.9 million in 2012, according to Steve Gilbert of mlb.com. Ryan Roberts agreed to a 1-year contract worth $2.0125 million, according to his agency.

The only remaining arbitration-eligible player yet unsigned by the Diamondbacks is left-handed pitcher Craig Breslow, Gilbert adds:

  • Twitter / @dbacks - "#Dbacks and Miguel Montero avoid arbitration, coming to an agreement minutes for hearing to take place."
  • Twitter / @SteveGilbertMLB - "Just talked to #Dbacks Miguel Montero. Agrees just moments before arb hearing to $5.9 million deal. Story to follow on dbacks.com"
  • Twitter / @BHSCouncil - "#Diamondbacks and arbitration-eligible Ryan Roberts @RRoberts14 agrees to 1-year contract for $2.0125M #Dbacks #MLB"
  • Twitter / @SteveGilbertMLB -
    "For those of you following at home, the lone #Dbacks arb eligible player still unsigned is LHP Craig Breslow."