Free Agent Signings

Updated: December 25, 2006, 7:57 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The 94 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=

BALTIMORE (6) -- Signed Jamie Walker, lhp, Detroit, to a $12 million, three-year contract; signed Danys Baez, rhp, Atlanta, to a $19 million, three-year contract; signed Chad Bradford, rhp, New York Mets, to a $10.5 million, three-year contract; re-signed Kevin Millar, 1b, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract; signed Paul Bako, c, Kansas City, to a $900,000, one-year contract; signed Jay Payton, of, Oakland, to a $9.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Chris Gomez, inf, to an $850,000, one-year contract.

BOSTON (3) -- Re-signed Alex Cora, ss, to a $4 million, two-year contract; signed Julio Lugo, ss, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $36 million, four-year contract; re-signed Doug Mirabelli, c, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed J.C. Romero, lhp, Los Angeles Angels, to a $1.6 million, one-year contract.

CLEVELAND (4) -- Signed Roberto Hernandez, rhp, New York Mets, to a $3.5 million, one-year contract; signed Aaron Fultz, lhp, Philadelphia, to a $1.65 million, one-year contract; signed David Dellucci, of, Philadelphia, to a $11.5 million, three-year contact; signed Joe Borowski, rhp, Florida, to a $4.25 million, one-year contract.

DETROIT (2) -- Re-signed Sean Casey, 1b, to a $4 million, one-year contract; signed Jose Mesa, rhp, Colorado to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY (3) -- Signed Gil Meche, rhp, Seattle, to a $55 million, five-year contract; signed Octavio Dotel, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $5 million, one-year contract; signed David Riske, rhp, Chicago White Sox, to a $2.25 million, one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES (3) -- 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; signed Darren Oliver, lhp, New York Mets, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract.

MINNESOTA (2) -- Signed Jeff Cirillo, 3b, Milwaukee, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Rondell White, of, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract.

NEW YORK (2) -- Re-signed Mike Mussina, rhp, to a $23 million, two-year contract; signed Andy Pettitte, lhp, Houston, to a $16 million, one-year contract.

OAKLAND (2) -- Signed Alan Embree, lhp, San Diego, to a $5.5 million, two-year contract; signed Mike Piazza, c, San Diego, to an $8.5 million, one-year contract.

SEATTLE (2) -- Signed Jose Guillen, of, Washington, to a $5.5 million, one-year contract; signed Miguel Batista, rhp, Arizona, to a $25 million, three-year contract.

TEXAS (4) -- Signed Frank Catalanotto, of, Toronto, to a $13.5 million, three-year contract; re-signed Vicente Padilla, rhp, to a $33.75 million, three-year contract; signed Kenny Lofton, of, to a $6 million, one-year contract; signed Eric Gagne, rhp, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $6 million, one-year contract.

TORONTO (4) -- Signed Frank Thomas, 1b, Oakland, to an $18.12 million, two-year contract; re-signed Gregg Zaun, c, to a $7.25 million, two-year contract; signed Royce Clayton, ss, Cincinnati, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed Matt Stairs, of, Detroit, to a minor league contract ($850,000).

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ATLANTA (2) -- Signed Tanyon Sturtze, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Chris Woodward, ss, New York Mets, to an $850,000, one-year contract.

CHICAGO (8) -- 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; signed Ted Lilly, lhp, Toronto, to a $40 million, four-year contract; signed Daryle Ward, 1b, Atlanta, to a $1.05 million, one-year contract; signed Jason Marquis, rhp, St. Louis, to a $21 million, three-year contract.

CINCINNATI (3) -- 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; re-signed David Weathers, rhp, to a $5 million, two-year contract.

COLORADO (3) -- Re-signed Kaz Matsui, 2b, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed LaTroy Hawkins, rhp, Baltimore, to a $3.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Tom Martin, lhp, to an $800,000, 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 (6) -- 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; signed Randy Wolf, lhp, Philadelphia, to an $8 million, one-year contract; signed Mike Lieberthal, c, Philadelphia, to a $1.25 million, one-year contract; signed Jason Schmidt, rhp, San Francisco, to a $47 million, three-year contract; signed Luis Gonzalez, of, Arizona, to a $7.35 million, one-year contract.

MILWAUKEE (3) -- Signed Craig Counsell, 2b, Arizona, to a $6 million, two-year contract; announced Tony Graffanino, 2b, accepted salary arbitration; signed Jeff Suppan, rhp, St. Louis, to a $42 million, four-year contract.

NEW YORK (6) -- 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; re-signed left-hander Tom Glavine to a $10.5 million, one-year contract; re-signed Guillermo Mota, rhp, to a $5 million, two-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA (3) -- Signed Wes Helms, 3b, Florida, to a $5.45 million, two-year contract; signed Adam Eaton, rhp, Texas, to a $24.5 million, three-year contract; signed Rod Barajas, c, to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH (1) -- Signed Einar Diaz, c, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a minor league contract ($600,000).

ST. LOUIS (5) -- Re-signed Scott Spiezio, 1b, to a $4.5 million, two-year contract; signed Adam Kennedy, 2b, Los Angeles Angels, to a $10 million, three-year contract; signed Kip Wells, rhp, Texas, to a $4 million, one-year contract; re-signed Gary Bennett, c, to a $900,000, one-year contract; signed Russ Springer, rhp, Houston, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract.

SAN DIEGO (4) -- Re-signed Geoff Blum, 3b, to a $900,000, one-year contract; announced Todd Walker, 2b, accepted salary arbitration; signed Greg Maddux, rhp, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $10 million, one-year contract; re-signed Doug Brocail, rhp, to a $500,000, one-year contract.

SAN FRANCISCO (7) -- Re-signed Ray Durham, 2b, to a $14.5 million, two-year contract; signed Dave Roberts, of, San Diego, to an $18 million, three-year contract; signed Rich Aurilia, inf, Cincinnati, to an $8 million, two-year contract; re-signed Pedro Feliz, 3b, to a $5.1 million, one-year contract; signed Bengie Molina, c, Toronto, to a $16 million, three-year contract; re-signed Steve Kline, lhp, to a $3.5 million, two-year contract; signed Ryan Klesko, 1b, San Diego, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract.

WASHINGTON (2) -- Signed Ray King, lhp, Colorado, to a minor league contract ($850,000); re-signed Robert Fick, 1b, to a minor league contract ($850,000).


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