MLB free agency news: Dodgers re-sign David Freese to 1-year deal

The Dodgers have re-signed infielder David Freese to a one-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

The Los Angeles Dodgers today agreed to terms with infielder David Freese on a one-year deal after the club option was declined.

Freese, 35, had one year remaining on the three-year, $11 million contract he signed with the Pirates in 2017. He was due $6 million in 2019.

Los Angeles bought out Freese’s contract for $500,000 and re-signed him to the one-year deal worth $4.5 million, according to Fancred Sports.

freese was bought out for 500K, then agreed to 4.5M deal. so 5M. #dodgers

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The Dodgers acquired Freese at the trade deadline from the Pirates for a minor leaguer.

He batted .385 in 47 plate appearances for Los Angeles during the regular season and .364 with two home runs and six RBIs in 14 postseason games.

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