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Webb, Marlins reach one-year contract agreement

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MIAMI -- The Marlins and right-handed reliever Ryan Webb avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal reportedly worth $975,000.

Webb was the Marlins' only arbitration-eligible player this year. The Sun-Sentinel reported that he could gain a $10,000 bonus if he makes 67 appearances this season.

This is the first arbitration-eligible season for Webb, who made $480,000 in 2012. The 26-year-old reliever will come to Spring Training to compete for a setup role and attempt to bounce back from last year's struggles.

After Webb compiled a 2.90 ERA for the Padres in 2010, the Marlins acquired him in the trade that sent Cameron Maybin to San Diego. Webb posted a 3.20 ERA in 53 appearances during his first year in Miami. But he was unable to extend that success into this past summer.

Webb compiled a 4.03 ERA and recorded 44 strikeouts while issuing 20 walks in 60 1/3 innings in 2012. He made a career-high 65 appearances and allowed opponents to hit .295 against him with a .356 on-base percentage.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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