P John Garland (18-10 in 2005) and the White Sox avoided arbitration today, the right hander agreeing to a 3 year, $29 million deal.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Dean Kovacevic reports the Pirates have come to terms with 3B Joe Randa on a one-year deal worth $4 million. Just in time to shoot the cover of the Pirates’ 2006 Media Guide, then.