Izturis agrees to $10M contract with Blue Jays

Updated: November 8, 2012, 2:25 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Infielder Maicer Izturis became the first major league free agent this offseason to join a new team, agreeing Thursday to a $10 million, three-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Toronto said the deal was for $3 million annually. The team has a $3 million option for 2016 option with a $1 million buyout.

The 32-year-old hit .256 with 17 steals in 19 tries, two homers and 20 RBIs this year for the Los Angeles Angels. After reaching the big leagues with ...

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