Found February 21, 2012 on
The New York Yankees likely made their final offseason acquisition Tuesday night, reaching agreement with free-agent infielder Eric Chavez on a one-year, $900,000 contract, according to a major-league source.
The deal, which also includes incentives, is pending a physical, the source said.
Chavez, 34, spent last season with the Yankees, batting .263/.320/.356 in 175 plate appearances. He is expected to fill the same role, serving as a backup at third base, first and DH.
The agreement was first reported by CBSSports.com.
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Finally, the New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman resigned ex-Athletics hottie Eric Chavez.
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It is mind-boggling that this took so long, especially after reading a mid-January post on MLB Trade Rumors that there were a number of teams interested in him.
This was not surprising because when Chavez is healthy he is as solid a player as anyone...
After an offseason of wondering where - and if - he might play again, Eric Chavez is pleased to be back with the New York Yankees.
Chavez agreed to a $900,000, one-year deal to return to the team. The deal was subject to a physical, which Chavez indicated he hadn't taken yet, but he was in the clubhouse at New York's spring training facility Thursday and already had his...
The New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with third baseman Eric Chavez.
The contract is worth $900,000 pending a physical for Chavez, who spent last season with the Yankees.
The 34-year-old Chavez batted .263 with two home runs and 26 RBIs last season. He missed 2 1/2 months with a broken foot.
Injuries have plagued Chavez over the past few seasons, limiting him to...
The Yankees and Eric Chavez have agreed to a contract, pending a physical. Chavez will receive a one-year deal worth $900,000. The 34-year-old was limited to just 58 games with New York last season due to a fractured foot, batting .263/.320/.356 over 175 plate appearances. It’s unlikely he’ll be able to stay healthy, but he’ll [...]
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees and Eric Chavez have agreed to a one-year contract worth $900,000, plus incentives. The former Gold Glove third baseman had a .263/.320/.356 batting line in 175 plate appearances with the Yankees last season. However, he spent much of the season on the disabled list, which has been
Bringing Eric Chavez to camp figures to lock up most of the remaining roster spots for position players, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi does not want to call off the competitions just yet.
Eric Chavez isn't officially on the Yankees' roster, but manager Joe Girardi may have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag.
TAMPA, Fla -- The Yankees have re-signed the third baseman/DH Eric Chavez to 1-year $900,000 deal, plus incentives, pending his physical.
Chavez, 34, hit two home runs for the Yankees last year and managed a batting average of .263.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi apparently liked what he saw...
The Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal worth $900,000 plus incentives with Eric Chavez.
The New York Yankees and third baseman Eric Chavez have agreed to a one-year, Major League contract, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports. The oft-injured infielder is returning to the team that he spent the 2011 season with after a lengthy career with the Oakland Athletics. Sources close to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports say that Chavez will make $900,000.
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