Astros, Feliz agree to one-year deal

Updated: December 10, 2009, 3:29 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

Third baseman Pedro Feliz and the Houston Astros agreed on a one-year contract Thursday.

Feliz will receive $4.5 million in 2010.

The 34-year-old hit .266 with 12 homers and 82 RBIs last season for the NL champion Philadelphia Phillies, who declined a $5.5 million option for 2010 and opted to pay a $500,000 buyout. Philadelphia then brought in Placido Polanco to replace him, agreeing to an $18 million, three-year deal.

"He's been an outstanding defensive player and a solid run ...

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