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Monday, February 3, 2014
David Freese, Angels reach deal

Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Third baseman David Freese and reliever Kevin Jepsen have reached arbitration deals with the Los Angeles Angels.

Also, veteran infielder Chad Tracy has agreed to a minor league deal.

Freese will make $5.05 million in his first season with the Angels, who acquired the former World Series MVP from St. Louis in the offseason. He asked for $6 million, and Los Angeles offered $4.1 million.

Jepsen will make $1,462,500 this season after pitching in 45 games for Los Angeles in 2013. He asked for $1,625,000, and the Angels offered $1.3 million.

Tracy has hit .274 in nine big league seasons, most recently with Washington for the past two years. He also spent six seasons with Arizona.