According to Jon Heyman, Willy Aybar has agreed to two year deal worth about $2.3 million plus incentives, avoiding arbitration. The exact terms are:
2011: option for 2.2M
Aybar had submitted a bid of $1.05 million, while the Rays countered with $900,000.
On Jan 28th R.J. valued Aybar's single season worth at...
Depending on how much you're valuing wins, you get a range of 2.7-2.9 million
The Rays are paying less than that for two years. Go ahead and call this one a good deal.