Diamondbacks sign Eric Chavez

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Updated: December 20, 2013

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to
terms with infielder Eric Chavez on a one-year contract.

The 36-year-old batted .281 with 14 doubles, nine home runs and 44 RBI in 80
games with Arizona in 2013. He led all Major League third basemen (min. 50
games) with a .993 fielding percentage, and batted .299 with runners in
scoring position.

The 16-year veteran has hit .268 with 257 home runs, 315 doubles and 894 RBI
in 1,571 career games with the Oakland Athletics (1998-2010), New York Yankees
(2011-12) and Diamondbacks (2013). Chavez is a six-time Gold Glove winner at
third base.