White Sox sign former closer Putz

December, 11, 2009
12/11/09
6:04
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Levine By Bruce Levine
ESPNChicago.com
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The White Sox signed relief pitcher J.J. Putz to a one-year, $3 million contract on Friday.

Putz can make another $3.25 million in incentives, but that figure is based on him closing games all season. Putz, who was the closer for the Seattle Mariners from 2006 to 2008, signed a free-agent contract in 2008 with the New York Mets before being released last season. He went 1-4 with a 5.22 ERA in 29 games with the Mets.

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Bruce Levine has covered sports in Chicago for over 28 years and hosts "Talkin' Baseball," heard Saturday mornings on ESPN 1000.

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