Rays avoid arbitration with all players but Drew Smyly
JAN 15, 7:03p ET | AP
StatsLLC: Jan 15 / 12:00a ET
News: Rivera avoided arbitration with the Rays by agreeing to a one-year, $1.7 million contract.
Impact: The light-hitting catcher started 87 times behind the plate for the Rays last season but hit just .178 with five home runs. Rivera is a .211 career hitter over parts of seven major league seasons.