LaRoche's deal worth $4.5 million
PHOENIX -- First baseman Adam LaRoche and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $4.5 million, one-year contract.
His deal includes a $7.5 million mutual option for 2011 with a $1.5 million buyout. LaRoche receives the buyout if either side declines the option.
The 30-year-old hit .277 for Atlanta, Boston and Pittsburgh last season with 25 homers and 83 RBIs. He has a .274 career average in six seasons.
"He really helps our lineup," general manager Josh Byrnes said. "He's ...
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