Eric Chavez Set to Sign with Diamondbacks – one year $3 Million
Chavez hit 16 home runs for New York last season
Chavez, who hit .281/.349/.496 with the Yankees in 2012 is set to sign a one-year $3 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Chavez is expected to platoon with Chris Johnson at third base. Chavez can also play first base.
The Yankees continue to look for a stopgap for A-Rod who will need 4 to 6 months of recovery from his second hip surgery.
Chavez who will be 35 when the season starts, hit 16 home runs for New York last season in 278 at-bats.