D-backs re-sign Delgado to one-year deal

Righty shut down in July with flexor strain, showed improvement in November MRI

January 9th, 2018

The D-backs avoided arbitration with right-hander Randall Delgado on Monday by reaching an agreement on a one-year deal. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Delgado, 27, posted a 3.59 ERA through 26 games (five starts) with Arizona in 2017. He was shut down on July 16 with elbow inflammation that was later diagnosed as a flexor strain. He underwent platelet-rich plasma injections in September, and a follow-up MRI in November showed improvement.

Delgado has spent the last five seasons pitching for the D-backs, who acquired him in a trade with the Braves in January 2013. This is his final year of arbitration eligibility.

Arizona has 12 arbitration-eligible players remaining: pitchers , , , , Robbie Ray and Brad Boxberger; catcher Chris Herrmann, outfielders A.J. Pollock and ; third baseman and shortstops Nick Ahmed and Chris Owings.