Pirates set arbitration date with McGehee
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The Pirates and Casey McGehee have an arbitration hearing scheduled for Feb. 16 if they cannot agree on terms of a contract before that time.
McGehee reportedly submitted a desired salary of $2,725,000, and the Pirates asked for a salary of $2,350,000. The midpoint is $2,537,500. McGehee, 29, is eligible for arbitration for the first time and made $468,000 last season.
A source indicated that the Pirates and McGehee have continued to negotiate.
The Pirates acquired McGehee from the Milwaukee Brewers in December in exchange for Jose Veras.
First Published February 2, 2012 3:55 pm