John Jaso Signs 2-Year Contract with Pirates
The deal will be worth $8 million as reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
As John Jaso has not played catcher since 2014, it appears that he will primarily play first base and pinch hit.
The #Pirates sign 1B John Jaso to 2-year contract to replace Pedro Alvarez
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 23, 2015
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed a 2-year contract with free agent catcher John Jaso, as reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Source: #Pirates sign John Jaso to a two-year contract.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 23, 2015
John Jaso hit .286 with 5 home runs in 185 AB’s in 2015. Jaso will provide additional depth behind catcher Francisco Cervelli. They also now have a righty/lefty combination at the catcher position, both of which can swing the bat.