BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $5.925 million, two-year contract with left-handed pitcher John Means, avoiding arbitration.

Means is out for the season following Tommy John surgery. His salary was $593,500 last year. He originally asked for $3.1 million and the team offered $2.7 million for this season.

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Means went 6-9 with a 3.62 ERA last season, including a no-hitter at Seattle in May. He made two starts this year, including one on opening day.

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The news of Means’ settlement came on a big day for the Orioles, who also called up top prospect Adley Rutschman before Saturday night’s game against Tampa Bay.

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