Napoli. 32, receives a significant raise over a one-year, $5
million deal that he signed when he joined the Red Sox.
After originally agreeing to a three-year, $39 million deal with the
Red Sox during the offseason last year, the contract was amended
when a degenerative hip condition was found during a physical.
To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated outfielder
Alex Castellanos for assignment.
The Colorado Rockies agreed to a three-year, $16.5 million deal with
left-handed relief pitcher Boone Logan, multiple media outlets
Logan, 29, was 5-2 with a 3.23 ERA over 39 innings with the New York
Yankees this past season. Over his eight-year career, he is 24-12
with a 4.39 ERA with the Chicago White Sox (2006-08), Atlanta Braves
(2009) and Yankees (2010-13).
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The Arizona Diamondbacks reached a minor-league deal with
right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson, ESPN.com reported.
Hudson won 16 games for Arizona in 2011 before having two
reconstructive surgeries on his throwing elbow. Hudson had Tommy
John surgery in July 2012, and he had a second surgery this past
June after re-tearing a ligament in the elbow. The Diamondbacks
made him a free agent earlier this month.
The Minnesota Twins reached a minor-league deal with outfielder
Jason Kubel, according to multiple reports.
The contract includes a spring training invitation.
Kubel hit .216 with five home runs and 32 RBIs in 97 games for
the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians this past season.
In 2012, he hit 30 homers and drove in 90 runs for the
(Editing by Gene Cherry)
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