Blue Jays and RHP Villanueva agree at $2,277,500

BY foxsports • January 17, 2012

Right-hander Carlos Villanueva and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,277,500.

The 28-year-old, who had been eligible for arbitration, was 6-4 with a 4.04 ERA last year in 13 starts and 20 relief appearances. He made $1,415,000.

Villanueva is 26-28 with a 4.28 ERA in 40 starts and 223 relief appearances with Milwaukee and Toronto.

The agreement was announced Tuesday.

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