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Pirates' Hanrahan agrees to one-year deal

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan has year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Financial terms weren't released, but ESPN has reported the deal to be worth $4.1 million.

Hanrahan and the Pirates worked out a one-year deal last January to avoid arbitration and the right-hander earned his first All-Star Game appearance en route to 40 saves in 44 chances.

The 30-year-old veteran finished 2011 with a record of 1-4 and a 1.83 earned run average in 70 appearances. He also struck out 61 in 68 2/3 innings.

In five major league seasons, including his first two-plus with Washington, Hanrahan has a mark of 17-15 with a 3.92 ERA and 60 saves.