Thomson ReutersDecember 12, 2013 15:38
RHP Edinson Volquez reportedly agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Pirates, and he will battle for a rotation spot in spring training. Volquez, 30, split last season between the Padres and the Dodgers, going a combined 9-12 with a 5.71 ERA in 33 games (32 starts). He did not pitch for Los Angeles in the postseason. Over nine major league seasons, including time with the Rangers, Reds, Padres and Dodgers, Volquez is 53-52 with a 4.75 ERA in 159 games (154 starts).