As discussed earlier in the week, the two sides put forth numbers with about a million dollars between them. The two-year deal will end up averaging closer to Pennington's side, though I'm sure it will be closer to the Diamondbacks' side for the first year. The two year contract will finish out his arbitration years and take him to free agency.
Arbitration Avoided: Cliff Pennington Agrees with Diamondbacks, two years for $5 million
AZ Snake Pit | Jan 23