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Pittsburgh Pirates: Tony Watson’s 2017 Salary Decided

Over the last few years, Tony Watson has been one of the best bargains in baseball. In his six years as a Pittsburgh Pirates reliever, he has amassed a very solid resume and typically at a bargain price. Watson has 386 1/3 career innings pitched so far. He has compiled an 8.04 K/9 rate, 2.49 BB/9 rate, and a 0.79 HR/9 rate. Also, he owns a 3.4 career WAR, currently the highest career WAR in the Pirate bullpen. Watson also owns a career earned run average of 2.56, a FIP of 3.45, and a xFIP is 3.69. All around pretty solid numbers.