AP source: D-backs, IF Asdrubal Cabrera agree to 1-year deal

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $one.75 million, one-year deal with veteran infielder Asdrúbal Cabrera, a individual with expertise of the negotiations informed The Linked Push.

The arrangement was arrived at on Friday and confirmed to the AP on situation of anonymity Saturday simply because the deal is pending a bodily. Cabrera can gain up to $one.05 million in efficiency bonuses.

The 35-year-previous is a two-time All-Star who was with the Washington Nationals in 2020, batting .242 with eight homers and 31 RBIs in the pandemic-shortened time. Cabrera appears like an great in shape for the Diamondbacks at 2nd base, which would shift the multipurpose Ketel Marte back again to centre field.

Marte had a breakout year in 2019 though enjoying largely centre field but was moved back again to principally 2nd base in 2020.

Cabrera was an All-Star with the Cleveland Indians in 2011 and 2012. He has performed all 4 infield positions all through his job and has approximately one,seven hundred job hits, alongside with 188 homers.

The Diamondbacks have produced a couple of moves above the earlier several months soon after a tranquil offseason. They signed veteran aid pitcher Joakim Soria to a $3.5 million, one-year deal.

Arizona is coming off a disappointing 25-35 file in 2020, which place them past in the NL West.