Source: Duchscherer's deal guaranteed

Updated: December 24, 2009, 8:16 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Free-agent pitcher Justin Duchscherer has agreed in principle to a one-year, guaranteed major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a baseball source told ESPN.com.

The deal could be worth about $5.5 million if Duchscherer attains his incentives, the source said.

Duchscherer, a two-time All-Star, has a career record of 31-24 with the Athletics. He missed the entire 2009 season after undergoing elbow surgery in spring training and then seeking treatment for clinical depression.

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