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White Sox, OF Austin Jackson agree to one-year deal
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White Sox, OF Austin Jackson agree to one-year deal
Sunday March 6th, 2016

The Chicago White Sox and free agent outfielder Austin Jackson have agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal, the team announced on Sunday.

Jackson will reportedly play centerfield in Chicago, which lured him away from a more lucrative deal with the Angels.

In a corresponding move, the team designated Mike Olt for assignment.

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Jackson, 29, hit .267 in 136 games for the Cubs and Mariners in 2015. He owns a .732 OPS over his six-year career.

– Kenny Ducey

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