• Izturis agrees to 3-year, $10M deal with Jays

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 8, 2012
    Izturis becomes the early favorite to start at second base in 2013. Infielder Maicer Izturis became the first major league free agent this offseason to join a new team, agreeing Thursday to a $10 million, three-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. "He's someone that's going to come in and compete for the job at second base," said Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos at the GM meetings in California. "You find infielders who can play second and third, but very few of them who can play shortstop and also have some ability with the bat.

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