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Free Agents

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The 135 free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources. For players with minor league contracts, letter agreements for major league contracts are in parentheses:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

BALTIMORE (1) -- Re-signed Nate McLouth, of, to a $2 million, one-year contract.

BOSTON (9) -- Re-signed David Ortiz, dh, to a $26 million, two-year contract; signed David Ross, c, Atlanta, to a $6.2 million, two-year contract; signed Jonny Gomes, of, Oakland, to a $10 million, two-year contract; signed Shane Victorino, of, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $39 million, three-year contract; signed Koji Uehara, rhp, Texas, to a $4.25 million, one-year contract; signed Ryan Dempster, rhp, Texas, to a $26.5 million, two-year contract; signed Stephen Drew, ss, Oakland, to a $9.5 million, one-year contract; signed Mike Napoli, c-1b, Texas, to a $5 million, one-year contract; signed Lyle Overbay, 1b, Atlanta, to a minor league contract ($1.25 million) and released him.

CHICAGO (3) -- Re-signed Dewayne Wise, of, to a $700,000, one-year contract; signed Jeff Keppinger, 3b, Tampa Bay, to a $12 million, three-year contract; signed Matt Lindstrom, rhp, Arizona, to a $2.8 million, one-year contract.

CLEVELAND (6) -- Signed Nick Swisher, of, New York Yankees, to a $56 million, four-year contract; signed Brett Myers, rhp, Chicago White Sox, to a $7 million, one-year contract; signed Matt Capps, rhp, Minnesota, to a minor league contract ($1 million) and released him; signed Jason Giambi, 1b, Colorado, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Daisuke Matsuzaka, rhp, Boston, to a minor league contract ($1.5 million) and released him; signed Michael Bourn, of, Atlanta, to a $48 million, four-year contract.

DETROIT (3) -- Signed Torii Hunter, of, Los Angeles Angels, to a $26 million, two-year contract; re-signed Anibal Sanchez, rhp, to an $80 million, five-year contract; re-signed Jose Valverde, rhp, to a minor league contract.

HOUSTON (1) -- Signed Carlos Pena, 1b, Tampa Bay, to a $2.9 million, one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY (4) -- Re-signed Jeremy Guthrie, rhp, to a $25 million, three-year contract; signed George Sherrill, lhp, Seattle, to a minor league contract ($850,000) and released him; signed Xavier Nady, of, San Francisco, to a minor league contract ($750,000) and released him; signed Endy Chavez, of, Baltimore, to a minor league contract ($1 million) and released him.

LOS ANGELES (5) -- Signed Ryan Madson, rhp, Cincinnati, to a $3.5 million, one-year contract; signed Joe Blanton, rhp, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $15 million, two-year contract; signed Sean Burnett, lhp, Washington, to an $8 million, two-year contract; signed Josh Hamilton, of, Texas, to a $125 million, five-year contract; signed Bill Hall, of, Baltimore, to a minor league contract and released him.

MINNESOTA (1) -- Signed Kevin Correia, rhp, Pittsburgh, to a $10 million, two-year contract.

NEW YORK (9) -- Re-signed Hiroki Kuroda, rhp, to a $15 million, one-year contract; re-signed Andy Pettitte, lhp, to a $12 million, one-year contract; re-signed Mariano Rivera, rhp, to a $10 million, one-year contract; signed Kevin Youkilis, 3b, Chicago White Sox, to a $12 million, one-year contract; re-signed Ichiro Suzuki, of, to a $13 million, two-year contract; signed Matt Diaz, of, Atlanta, to a minor league contract ($1.2 million) and released him; signed Juan Rivera, of, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a minor league contract ($1.2 million) and released him; signed Travis Hafner, dh, Cleveland, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed Chien-Ming Wang, rhp, Washington, to a minor league contract.

OAKLAND (1) -- Re-signed Bartolo Colon, rhp, to a $3 million, one-year contract.

SEATTLE (4) -- Re-signed Oliver Perez, lhp, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed Raul Ibanez, of, New York Yankees, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract; signed Kelly Shoppach, New York Mets, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed Joe Saunders, lhp, Baltimore, to a $6.5 million, one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY (8) -- Re-signed Joel Peralta, rhp, to a $6 million, two-year contract; signed James Loney, 1b, Boston, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed Roberto Hernandez, rhp, Cleveland, to a $3.25 million, one-year contract; signed Jamey Wright, rhp, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $1 million, one-year contract; signed Juan Oviedo, rhp, Miami, to a $520,000, one-year contract; re-signed Kyle Farnsworth, rhp, to a $1.25 million, one-year contract; signed Kelly Johnson, 2b, Toronto, to a $2.45 million, one-year contract; re-signed Luke Scott, dh, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract.

TEXAS (8) -- Re-signed Colby Lewis, rhp, to a $2 million, one-year contract; signed Joakim Soria, rhp, Texas, to an $8 million, two-year contract; re-signed Yoshinori Tateyama, rhp, to a minor league contract ($1 million) and released him; signed A.J. Pierzynski, c, Chicago White Sox, to a $7.5 million, one-year contract; signed Jason Frasor, rhp, Toronto, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed Lance Berkman, 1b, St. Louis, to an $11 million, one-year contract; signed Jeff Baker, inf-of, Atlanta, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract; signed Derek Lowe, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $1.25 million, one-year contract.

TORONTO (4) -- Signed Maicer Izturis, inf, Los Angeles Angels, to a $10 million, three-year contract; signed Melky Cabrera, of, San Francisco, to a $16 million, two-year contract; signed Henry Blanco, c, Arizona, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Mark DeRosa, inf-of, Washington, to a $775,000, one-year contract.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

ARIZONA (5) -- Signed Eric Hinske, 1b, Atlanta, to a $1.35 million, one-year contract; signed Eric Chavez, 3b, New York Yankees, to a $3 million, one-year contract; signed Brandon McCarthy, rhp, Oakland, to a $15.5 million, two-year contract; signed Cody Ross, of, Boston, to a $26 million, three-year contract; signed Rod Barajas, c, Pittsburgh, to a minor league contract ($800,000) and released him.

ATLANTA (3) -- Signed Gerald Laird, c, Detroit, to a $3 million, two-year contract; signed B.J. Upton, of, Tampa Bay, to a $75.25 million, five-year contract; re-signed Reed Johnson, of, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract.

CHICAGO (7) -- Signed Scott Baker, rhp, Minnesota, to a $5.5 million, one-year contract; signed Dioner Navarro, c, Cincinnati, to a $1.75 million, one-year contract; re-signed Shawn Camp, rhp, to a $1.35 million, one-year contract; signed Scott Feldman, rhp, Texas, to a $6 million, one-year contract; signed Edwin Jackson, rhp, Washington, to a $52 million, four-year contract; signed Carlos Villaneuva, rhp, Toronto, to a $10 million, two-year contract; signed Scott Hairston, of, New York Mets, to a $5 million, two-year contract.

CINCINNATI (3) -- Re-signed Jonathan Broxton, rhp, to a $21 million, three-year contract; re-signed Ryan Ludwick, of, to a $15 million, two-year contract; signed Miguel Olivo, c, Seattle, to a minor league contract and released him.

COLORADO (2) -- Re-signed Jeff Francis, lhp, to a $1.5 million, one-year contract; signed Miguel Batista, rhp, Atlanta, to a minor league contract and released him.

LOS ANGELES (4) -- Re-signed Brandon League, rhp, to a $22.5 million, three-year contract; signed Zack Greinke, rhp, Los Angeles Angels, to a $147 million, six-year contract; signed J.P. Howell, lhp, Tampa Bay, to a $2.85 million, one-year contract; signed Mark Lowe, rhp, Texas, to a minor league contract ($1.5 million) and released him.

MIAMI (6) -- Signed Juan Pierre, of, Philadelphia, to a $1.6 million, one-year contract; signed Placido Polanco, 3b, Philadelphia, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract; signed Chad Qualls, rhp, Pittsburgh, to a $1 million, one-year contract; re-signed Austin Kearns, of, to a $700,000, one-year contract; signed Jon Rauch, rhp, New York Mets, to a $1 million, one-year contract; signed Casey Kotchman, 1b, Miami, to a $700,000, one-year contract.

MILWAUKEE (3) -- Signed Mike Gonzalez, lhp, Washington, to a $2.25 million, one-year contract; re-signed Alex Gonzalez, ss, to a $1.45 million, one-year contract; signed Kyle Lohse, rhp, St. Louis, to a $33 million, three-year contract.

NEW YORK (5) -- Re-signed Tim Byrdak, lhp, to a minor league contract ($1 million); signed Pedro Feliciano, lhp, New York Yankees, to a minor league contract ($1 million); signed Shaun Marcum, rhp, Milwaukee, to a $4 million, one-year contract; signed LaTroy Hawkins, rhp, Los Angeles Angels, to a $1 million, one-year contract; signed Brandon Lyon, rhp, Toronto, to a $750,000, one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA (4) -- Signed Mike Adams, rhp, Texas, to a $12 million, two-year contract; signed Aaron Cook, rhp, Boston, to a minor league contract ($1,625,000) and released him; signed Delmon Young, of, Detroit, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Chad Durbin, rhp, Atlanta, to a $1 million, one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH (6) -- Signed Russell Martin, c, New York Yankees, to a $17 million, two-year contract; re-signed Jason Grilli, rhp, to a $6.75 million, two-year contract; signed Jonathan Sanchez, lhp, Colorado, to a $1,375,000,one-year contract; signed Francisco Liriano, lhp, Chicago White Sox, to a $1 million, one-year contract; signed Brandon Inge, 3b, Oakland, to a $1.25 million, one-year contact; signed Jose Contreras, rhp, Philadelphia, to a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS (3) -- Signed Randy Choate, lhp, Los Angeles Dodgers, to a $7.5 million, three-year contract; signed Ty Wigginton, inf, Philadelphia, to a $5 million, two-year contract; signed Ronny Cedeno, inf, New York Mets, to a $1.15 million, one-year contract and released him.

SAN DIEGO (2) -- Re-signed Jason Marquis, rhp, to a $3 million, one-year contract; signed Freddy Garcia, rhp, New York Yankees, to a minor league contract ($1.3 million) and released him.

SAN FRANCISCO (5) -- Re-signed Jeremy Affeldt, lhp, to an $18 million, three-year contract; re-signed Angel Pagan, of, to a $40 million, four-year contract; re-signed Marco Scutaro, inf, to a $20 million, three-year contract; signed Chad Gaudin, rhp, Miami, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Ramon Ramirez, rhp, New York Mets, to a minor league contract ($750,000) and released him.

WASHINGTON (6) -- Re-signed Zach Duke, lhp, to a $700,000, one-year contract; signed Dan Haren, rhp, Los Angeles Angels, to a $13 million, one-year contract; re-signed Adam LaRoche, 1b, to a $24 million, two-year contract; signed Rafael Soriano, rhp, New York Yankees, to a $28 million, two-year contract; signed Chris Snyder, c, Houston, to a minor league contract ($1 million) and released him; signed Chris Young, rhp, New York Mets, to a minor league contract ($2 million) and released him.

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JAPAN CENTRAL LEAGUE

YOMIURI (1) -- Signed Jose Lopez, ss, Chicago White Sox, to a one-year contract.

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JAPAN PACIFIC LEAGUE

RAKUTEN (2) -- Signed Andruw Jones, of, New York Yankees, to a $3.5 million, one-year contract; signed Takashi Saito, rhp, Arizona, to a one-year contract.

SOFTBANK (1) -- Signed Vicente Padilla, rhp, Boston, to a $3.25 million, one-year contract.