Jose Valverde to the Arizona Diamondbacks?

Posted: 24th December 2009 by Josh Levitt in MLB
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We're all over the Jose Valverde situation today as Nick Piecoro adds in this note about the Diamondbacks and Valverde: "Still curious to see what becomes of the situation with RHP Jose Valverde? The Diamondbacks remain interested in bringing him backùat their price, of course. A scenario the Diamondbacks would consider: Offering him a one-year deal at a lower based salary than what heÆs seeking, say, $5 million, along with a promise not to offer him arbitration after 2010. That way, he could have another go at the free-agent market next year, unencumbered by draft-pick compensation. No idea if Valverde would go for that." I honestly did not think the Diamondbacks had the funds to seriously go after Valverde, but this situation actually makes a whole lot of sense. Sure, the Diamondbacks ...

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