Yankees avoid arbitration with Nova

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees and pitcher Ivan Nova
agreed to terms on a contract for the upcoming season, the team announced

According to the New York Post, Nova will earn $3.3 million in 2015. The
arbitration-eligible right-hander had the same salary last season, in which he
was limited to just four starts before undergoing Tommy John surgery in late

Nova is expected to miss the early portion of the 2015 campaign while
recovering from the procedure.

A 16-game winner for the Yankees in 2011, Nova has compiled a 40-22 record
with a 4.20 ERA over 93 major league games (86 starts), all with New York. He
went 2-2 last season, but allowed 19 runs and 32 hits — including six home
runs — in just 20 2/3 innings of work.