Monday, April 19, 2010

Pierce signs extension with Fargo

2-time Cy Young winner re-signs for $33 million

Shortly after the Fargo Dirtbags were eliminated from the playoffs by the Atlanta Bandits, Fargo executives announced that they and starting pitcher Sammy Pierce had reached an agreement on a four year contract extension worth $33 million. Pierce, a 2-time NL Cy Young Award winner and an All-Star in season 9 for the sixth time in his career, went 22-9 this season for the Dirtbags with a 3.18 ERA and 216 strikeouts. The final year of the contract contains a mutual option worth $7.75 million for season 13.

Sammy Pierce
Age: 31B/T: L/L
Born: Jackson, CA
Position(s): P (SP1)
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