Jim Johnson agrees for $10M, 1 year
OAKLAND, Calif. -- New closer Jim Johnson agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.
Catcher John Jaso also reached agreement on a $2.3 million, one-year deal.
The A's acquired Johnson, the 2013 American League saves leader, last month in a trade with Baltimore. He converted 50 of 59 save opportunities in 2013, going 3-8 with a 2.94 ERA. He was tied with Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel for the major league saves lead.
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