ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals and reliever Kyle McClellan agreed Saturday on a one-year contract worth $1,375,000, avoiding arbitration.
The 26-year-old right-hander appeared in 68 games in a setup role last season, going 1-4 with a career-best 2.27 ERA and two saves. He made $425,000.
McClellan was the only Cardinals player that filed for arbitration. He's been durable in all three of his major league seasons with St. Louis, totaling 202 appearances.
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