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Transaction Action: Cardinals Ink Felipe Lopez to a 1-yr. $2M Deal PDF Print E-mail
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Free Agency, Trades, and Signings
Written by Joe Tetreault   
Friday, 26 February 2010 22:19

ESPN reports that St. Louis and free agent infielder Felipe Lopez have agreed on a one-year, $2 million contract pending a physical. Lopez had found himself still looking for a team after most camps opened this week, prompting a rush to sign. He had changed agents, switching from Scott Boras to the Beverly Hills Sports Council two weeks ago.

Lopez enjoyed a very good season splitting time between Milwaukee and Arizona last year. He batted a combined .310/.383/.427 in 680 plate appearances played primarily at second base. St. Louis has Skip Schumaker as the incumbent second baseman, but have been looking for a third baseman, where Lopez has played 95 career games. He could see action all over the infield for the club.


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