Darwin Barney and Dodgers agree at $2,525,000
Barney's new deal includes a potential $175,000 in performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375 and 400 plate appearances. He made 242 plate appearances last season with the Cubs and the Dodgers, who acquired him in late July. Barney made $2.3 million.
The Dodgers offered a contract to Ellis despite a dismal offensive season for their starting catcher.