Cubs Ink Dioner Navarro to 1-Year, $1.75 Million Deal – Wrigley Field 11/25/12

Posted on 25 November 2012 by Lou

The signed veteran catcher Dioner Navarro to a 1-year, $1.75 million deal last week.  Navarro is 28 years old and he spent the 2012 MLB season playing for the Cincinnati Reds and their Triple-A club in Louisville.  In his 24 big league games, he hit .290 with 12 RBI’s.  In 2008, Navarro was an American League All-Star and a teammate of Matt Garza with the Rays.   Navarro will back up projected starter Wellington Castillo who made a big impression in 2012 by hitting .265 in 52 major league games – a career high for the youngster.

We’ll keep you posted as things heat up at the winter meetings.

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