Marlins sign lefty Choate
The revamping of the Marlins bullpen continues.
On Wednesday afternoon, the team announced the signing of free agent left-hander Randy Choate to a two-year contract.
MLB.com has learned the deal is for $2.5 million, including a base salary of $1 million in 2011 and $1.5 million in ’12. There are bonuses attached based on appearances.
Choate, 35, went 4-3 with a 4.23 ERA in 2010 with the Rays while making a club record 85 appearances.
— Joe Frisaro