A's, Jaso agree to $2.3 million, 1-year contract
January 16, 2014
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Catcher John Jaso has agreed to a $2.3 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
Jaso gets a $500,000 raise under the deal announced Thursday. In addition, Jaso can earn $25,000 bonuses for 90 games started at catcher 450 plate appearances.
His first season with the two-time defending AL West champion A's was cut short after he sustained a concussion when he took a foul tip off his mask July 24 at Houston and complained of a headache. Initially, Jaso was placed on the seven-day concussion list the following day, then transferred to the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 8.
Jaso batted .271 with three homers and 21 RBIs in 70 games.
He was among seven Oakland players who filed for arbitration.
The Associated Press News Service
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