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Vizquel, White Sox Agree to 1-Year Deal
CHICAGO (AP) -- Veteran infielder Omar Vizquel is sticking around for another year with the Chicago White Sox.

The White Sox agreed to a $1.75-million, one-year contract with the 11-time Gold Glove winner on Tuesday, solidifying their bench.

The 43-year-old Vizquel rarely played the first two months last season, his first in Chicago, but provided a big lift after third baseman Mark Teahen broke a finger on his right throwing hand. He made 62 starts at third, 19 at second, eight at shortstop and one as the designated hitter while batting .276.

A three-time AL All-Star, he is a career .273 hitter in 2,850 games with Seattle (1989-1993), Cleveland (1994-2004), San Francisco (2005-08), Texas (2009) and the White Sox.

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