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Diamondbacks sign Daniel Descalso

Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 3: Daniel Descalso #3 of the Colorado Rockies hits a fifth inning two-run homerun off of Braden Shipley #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during a game at Coors Field on September 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

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The Diamondbacks announced on Tuesday that the club signed utilityman Daniel Descalso to a one-year contract. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Descalso will earn $1.35 million for the 2017 season and the contract has a $2 million club option for 2018 with a $150,000 buyout. Infielder Phil Gosselin was designated for assignment to create roster space.

Descalso, 30, hit .264/.349/.424 with 28 extra-base hits, 38 RBI, and 38 runs scored over 289 plate appearances with the Rockies last season. He played five different positions on the field including first, second, and third base, shortstop, and left field. He’ll provide the Diamondbacks some versatility.

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