Report: Melky Cabrera, White Sox agree to three-year deal

Sunday December 14th, 2014

The Chicago White Sox and free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera have agreed to a three-year deal, reports Bruce Levine of 670 The Score.

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the deal is worth $42 million.

The White Sox have not confirmed the deal yet, but Cabrera re-tweeted a tweet by Chicago centerfielder Adam Eaton on Sunday welcoming him to the team.

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Cabrera batted .301 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI in 2014 for the Toronto Blue Jays. The White Sox will be Cabrera's sixth different team since 2009. The 30-year-old started his career with the New York Yankees, making his debut in 2005 and spending five years there. 

In 2012, Cabrera was suspended 50 games for violating MLB's performance-enhancing drugs policy. Earlier that season, he was named an All-Star for the first time in his career.

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The outfielder has a career .286 average and .339 on-base percentage with 88 home runs and 520 RBI.

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