Free Agent Signings

BY foxsports • January 8, 2011

The 75 free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources. For players with minor league contracts, letter agreements for major league contracts are in parentheses:

BALTIMORE (3) - Re-signed Cesar Izturis, ss, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Koji Uehara, rhp, to a $3 million, one-year contract; signed Derrek Lee, 1b, Atlanta, to a $7.25 million, one-year contract.

BOSTON (3) - Re-signed Jason Varitek, c, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed Carl Crawford, of, Tampa Bay, to a $142 million, seven-year contract; signed Dan Wheeler, rhp, Tampa Bay, to a $3 million, one-year contract.

CHICAGO (4) - Signed Adam Dunn, 1b, Washington, to a $56 million, four-year contract; re-signed A.J. Pierzynski, c, to an $8 million, two-year contract; re-signed Paul Konerko, 1b, to a $37.5 million, three-year contract; signed Jesse Crain, rhp, Minnesota, to a $13 million, three-year contract.

CLEVELAND (1) - Signed Austin Kearns, of, New York Yankees, to a $1.3 million, one-year contract.

DETROIT (4) - Re-signed Jhonny Peralta, ss, to an $11.25 million, two-year contract; signed Joaquin Benoit, rhp, Tampa Bay, to a $16.5 million, three-year contract, signed Victor Martinez, c, Boston, to a $50 million, four-year contract; re-signed Magglio Ordonez, of, to a $10 million, two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES (1) - Signed Scott Downs, lhp, Toronto, to a $15 million, three-year contract.

NEW YORK (3) - Re-signed Derek Jeter, ss, to a $51 million, three-year contract; re-signed Mariano Rivera, rhp, to a $30 million, two-year contract; signed Pedro Feliciano, lhp, New York Mets, to an $8 million, two-year contract.

OAKLAND (1) - Signed Hideki Matsui, dh, Los Angeles Angels, to a $4.25 million, one-year contract.

SEATTLE (3) - Re-signed Erik Bedard, lhp, to a $1 million, one-year contractl; signed Miguel Olivo, c, Toronto, to a $7 million, two-year contract; re-signed Josh Bard, c, to a minor league contract.

TEXAS (6) - Signed Yorvit Torrealba, c, San Diego, to a $6.25 million, two-year contract; announced Frank Francisco, rhp, accepted salary arbitration; re-signed Matt Treanor, c, to an $850,000, one-year contract; signed Arthur Rhodes, lhp, Cincinnati, to a $4.1 million, one-year contract; signed Brandon Webb, rhp, Arizona, to a $3 million, one-year contract; signed Adrian Beltre, 3b, Boston, to an $80 million, five-year contract.

TORONTO (3) - Announced Jason Frasor, rhp, accepted salary arbitration; signed Corey Patterson, of, Baltimore, to a minor league contract ($900,000); signed Octavio Dotel, rhp, Colorado, to a $3.5 million, one-year contract.

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ARIZONA (4) - Signed Geoff Blum, inf, Houston, to a $2.7 million, two-year contract; signed Melvin Mora, 3b, Colorado, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed J.J. Putz, rhp, Chicago White Sox, to a $10 million, two-year contract; signed Xavier Nady, of-1b, Chicago Cubs, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract; signed Henry Blanco, c, New York Mets, to a $1.25 million, one-year contract.

ATLANTA (1) - Re-signed Eric Hinske, of, to a $1.45 million, one-year contract.

CINCINNATI (2) - Re-signed Ramon Hernandez, c, to a $3 million, one-year contract.

CHICAGO (2) - Signed Carlos Pena, 1b, Tampa Bay, to a $10 million, one-year contract; signed Kerry Wood, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.

CINCINNATI (1) - Re-signed Miguel Cairo, 3b, to a $2 million, one-year contract.

COLORADO (2) - Re-signed Jorge De La Rosa, lhp, to a $21.5 million, two-year contract; signed Ty Wigginton, 1b, Baltimore, to an $8 million, two-year contract.

FLORIDA (3) - Signed John Buck, c, Toronto, to an $18 million, three-year contract; signed Javier Vazquez, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $7 million, one-year contract; signed Randy Choate, lhp, Tampa Bay, to a $2.5 million, two-year contract.

HOUSTON (1) - Signed Bill Hall, 2b, Boston, to a $3.25 million, one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES (6) - Re-signed Hiroki Kuroda, rhp, to a $12 million, one-year contract; signed Jon Garland, rhp, San Diego, to a $5 million, one-year contract; signed Juan Uribe, inf, San Francisco, to a $21 million, three-year contract; re-signed Rod Barajas, c, to a $3.25 million, one-year contract; re-signed Vicente Padilla, rhp, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed Matt Guerrier, rhp, Minnesota, to a $12 million, three-year contract.

MILWAUKEE (1) - Re-signed Craig Counsell, inf, to a $1.4 million, one-year contract.

NEW YORK (1) - Signed Chris Capuano, lhp, Milwaukee, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA (3) - Re-signed Jose Contreras, rhp, to a $5.5 million, two-year contract; signed Cliff Lee, lhp, Texas, to a $120 million, five-year contract; re-signed J.C. Romero, lhp, to a $1.35 million, one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH (2) - Signed Kevin Correia, rhp, San Diego, to an $8 million, two-year contract; signed Lyle Overbay, 1b, Toronto, to a $5 million, one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS (3) - Re-signed Jake Westbrook, rhp, to a $16.5 million, two-year contract; signed Lance Berkman, of, New York Yankees, to an $8 million, one-year contract; signed Gerald Laird, c, Detroit, to a $1 million, one-year contract.

SAN DIEGO (3) - Signed Aaron Harang, rhp, Cincinnati, to a $4 million, one-year contract; signed Orlando Hudson, 2b, Minnesota, to an $11.5 million, two-year contract; signed Brad Hawpe, of, Tampa Bay, to a $3 million, one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO (4) - Re-signed Aubrey Huff, 1b, to a $22 million, two-year contract; signed Miguel Tejada, ss-3b, San Diego, to a $6.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Pat Burrell, of, to a $1 million, one-year contract; re-signed Guillermo Mota, rhp, to a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON (3) - Signed Jayson Werth, of, Philadelphia, to a $126 million, seven-year contract; signed Matt Stairs, of, San Diego, to a minor league contract ($850,000); signed Adam LaRoche, 1b, Arizona, to a two-year contract.

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ORIX (1) - Signed Chan Ho Park, rhp.



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