CINCINNATI - Right-hander Aaron Harang avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $36.5 million, four-year contract Tuesday that made him the Cincinnati Reds' highest-paid pitcher.Harang emerged as one of the NL's top starters last season despite pitching in a ballpark that is one of the most homer friendly in the Major Leagues. He tied for the league lead with 16 wins and led the NL with 216 strikeouts and six complete games.
Harang, Reds Reach Deal
Harang gets base salaries of $4.25 million this season, $6.75 million in 2008, $11 million in 2009 and $12.5 million in 2010. There is a club opt...