Report: White Sox to sign Jeff Keppinger to three-year deal

Wednesday December 5th, 2012

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a three-year contract with free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger, according to's Jon Heyman.

Previous reports indicated that Keppinger was seeking a three-year $13-million deal and had interest from about six teams, including the Yankees. His deal with the White Sox is for about $12 million, according to's Ken Rosenthal:

The 32-year-old has played every position along the infield during his career, spending last season with the Rays as primarily a third baseman.

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