Perhaps it’s the length of the contract that is keeping Bronson Arroyo from having signed with a club. Buster Olney Tweeted out the following:
A recent ask on behalf of Bronson Arroyo in the last two weeks was for a three-year deal.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 31, 2014
Arroyo has been quoted as saying that zero teams have thrown an offer his way and that he’s confused as to why that is. The tall, lanky, right-hander with the strange wind-up will turn 37 by the time Spring Training is finished, but that hasn’t stopped him from being one of the game’s most durable pitchers. Over the last nine years, Arroyo has pitched around the 200 inning mark; the one season he didn’t, in 2011, he pitched 199 innings.
Last year with Cincinnati, he put up a 14-12 record, a 3.79 ERA, and made 32 starts. Teams that had been rumored to be looking into Arroyo included the Rangers, Twins, and Reds, but it doesn’t seem as if anybody is willing to go three years for the 14-year veteran.
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