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Dodgers News: Franklin Gutierrez Agrees With Los Angeles on Contract



The Los Angeles Dodgers have made an agreement with outfielder Franklin Gutierrez. Gutierrez and the Dodgers agreed on a one-year, $2.6 million contract on Friday, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.

The news surfaced in that the former Seattle Mariner is now heading to Los Angeles in multiple reports.

Gutierrez, 33, will receive $400,000 in incentives, according to multiple sources.

The Venezuela native collected 14 home runs and 39 RBIs. The 11-year veteran hit .280/.373/.511 against left-handed pitchers in the 2016 season.

Franklin Gutierrez will join a now crowded outfield at Chavez Ravine including:

  • Brett Eibner
  • Andre Ethier
  • Kike Hernandez
  • Joc Pederson
  • Yasiel Puig
  • Andrew Toles
  • Scott van Slyke

Will Gutierrez be the key to the Dodgers’ success against left-handed pitchers?

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