Arbitrator sides with Orioles on Bergesen

Right-handed pitcher Brad Bergesen has been awarded the Orioles' contract offer of $800,000 in salary arbitration, it was announced today. Bergesen, 2-7 with a 5.70 ERA (101.0 IP, 64 ER) in 34 games (12 starts) last season, had sought a $1.2 million contract for the 2012 season.