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Diamondbacks re-sign Eric Chavez

Dec 18, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT

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After shopping around as a free agent Eric Chavez has decided to return to Arizona, with Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reporting that he’s agreed to re-sign with the Diamondbacks.

Chavez has stayed healthy and productive in part-time roles for the Diamondbacks and Yankees during the past two seasons, hitting a combined .281 with 25 homers and an .829 OPS in 193 games.

At age 36 he’s still a good enough player to be a regular, but Chavez figures to get another 300 or so plate appearances backing up Paul Goldschmidt and Martin Prado at the infield corners.

  1. cackalackyank - Dec 18, 2013 at 5:29 PM

    Welcome back to NYY, Mark Reynolds?

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