Source: Pirates add Matt Diaz

Updated: December 8, 2010, 10:51 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Free agent Matt Diaz has agreed to a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a source close to the outfielder told ESPN's Pedro Gomez.

Citing an unnamed source, the Associated Press reported the deal is for $4.25 million. The source spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal is pending a physical and no announcement had been made. Diaz can earn another $250,000 in performance bonuses -- $125,000 each season.

The 32-year-old Diaz, who became a free agent ...

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