$7m a year for a guy coming off a 5.30 ERA? The Pirates seem to be cornering the market on overpriced underperforming has beens. Speaking of which what were Pavano's recent stats? CYoung looks like a better choice. What's Ben Sheet's status?
I believe Sheets retired. I'm pretty sure I heard on MLB Network towards the end of the year that he wanted to go out on his own terms, thus the come back.