Free Agent Signings

Updated: November 25, 2006, 7:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The 25 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:< ^AMERICAN LEAGUE=

BALTIMOTE (1) -- Signed Jamie Walker, lhp, Detroit, to a $12 million, three-year contract.

BOSTON (1) -- Re-signed Alex Cora, ss, to a $4 million, two-year contract.

DETROIT (1) -- Re-signed Sean Casey, 1b, to a $4 million, one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES (2) -- Signed Justin Speier, rhp, Toronto, to an $18 million, four-year contract; signed Gary Matthews Jr., of, Texas, to a $50 million, five-year contract.

TEXAS (1) -- Signed Frank Catalanotto, of, Toronto, to a $13.5 million, three-year contract.

TORONTO (1) -- Signed Frank Thomas, 1b, Oakland, to an $18.12 million, two-year contract.

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CHICAGO (5) -- Re-signed Aramis Ramirez, 3b, to a $75 million, five-year contract; re-signed Kerry Wood, rhp, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract; signed Mark DeRosa, 2b, Texas, to a $13 million, three-year contract; re-signed Henry Blanco, c, to a $5.25 million, two-year contract; signed Alfonso Soriano, of, Washington, to a $136 million, eight-year contract.

CINCINNATI (2) -- Signed Alex Gonzalez, ss, Boston, to a $14 million, three-year contract; signed Mike Stanton, lhp, San Francisco, to a $5.5 million, two-year contract.

COLORADO (1) -- Re-signed Kaz Matsui, 2b, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.

HOUSTON (2) -- Signed Carlos Lee, of, Texas, to a $100 million, six-year contract; signed Woody Williams, rhp, San Diego, to a $12.5 million, two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES (2) -- Re-signed Nomar Garciaparra, 1b, to an $18.5 million, two-year contract; signed Juan Pierre, of, Chicago Cubs, to a $44 million, five-year contract.

NEW YORK (4) -- Re-signed Jose Valentin, 2b, to a $3.8 million, one-year contract; re-signed Orlando Hernandez, rhp, to a $12 million, two-year contract; signed Damion Easley, 2b, Arizona, to an $850,000, one-year contract; signed Moises Alou, of, San Francisco, to an $8.5 million, one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA (1) -- Signed Wes Helms, 3b, Florida, to a $5.45 million, two-year contract.

ST. LOUIS (1) -- Re-signed Scott Spiezio, 1b, to a $4.5 million, two-year contract.


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