D-Backs settle with reliever Breslow

Feb 9, 2012 - 5:45 PM Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration on Thursday with Craig Breslow, signing the veteran reliever to a one-year contract.

The D-Backs acquired the 31-year-old lefty and starting pitcher Trevor Cahill from Oakland in December.

Breslow went 0-2 with a 3.79 earned run average in 67 appearances for the A's and led all relief pitchers with a career-high five pickoffs last season.

For his career, Breslow has compiled a 12-17 record with six saves and a 3.06 ERA in 295 games with San Diego, Boston, Cleveland, Minnesota and Oakland.

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