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Dodgers agree to one-year contract with outfielder David Peralta



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The Dodgers plans in heart area stay unclear the week earlier than spring coaching.

On Friday, nevertheless, the crew improved its depth in left, agreeing to a one-year contract with veteran outfielder David Peralta, in accordance an individual with information of the deal not approved to talk publicly.

The deal can pay Peralta a base wage of $6.5 million, and consists of incentives that would increase his earnings to $8 million, per ESPN.

A 35-year-old left handed hitter with a profession .281 batting common and .796 on-base-plus-slugging proportion, Peralta had spent everything of his 9 seasons within the majors with the Arizona Diamondbacks earlier than being traded to the Tampa Bay Rays eventually 12 months’s deadline.

Peralta’s efficiency dipped following the transfer — significantly his energy numbers, as he slugged simply .355 and didn’t hit any dwelling runs in 47 video games with the Rays.

His total 2022 manufacturing, nevertheless, was nonetheless above league common, with an OPS+ of 109.

For a Dodgers crew that’s experiencing vital turnover within the outfield, Peralta gives one other veteran presence that ought to bolster their depth.