Rays sign Felipe Lopez

Updated: February 2, 2011, 4:06 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico -- Felipe Lopez said Wednesday that he has signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays and will be attending spring training.

The infielder could net some $1 million in guaranteed salary plus $1 million in performance incentives if he makes the Rays' major league roster.

"I think I'll have a great opportunity to make the team," said Lopez, who lives in Orlando, Fla. "It will be very exciting to play close to my home."

Lopez, 30, had a poor season ...

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