Eric Chavez, Joe Blanton, Jason Bay and a diamond full of players wound up in different places Wednesday at the winter meetings.
Jeff Keppinger, Randy Choate and Sean Burnett also joined new teams.
Arizona wound up with Chavez, giving the former A's third baseman a $3 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
The 34-year-old Chavez hit .281 with 16 homers in 278 at-bats for the Yankees, seeing time at first base, third base and designated hitter. The six-time Gold Glove winner lives in the Phoenix area.
Keppinger agreed with the Chicago White Sox on a $12 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because there was no announcement. Keppinger, 32, is likely to play third base for the White Sox. He hit .325 for Tampa Bay last season.
Bay and the Seattle Mariners agreed on a one-year deal. The Los Angeles Angels added Blanton and Burnett to their retooled pitching staff, and St. Louis signed Choate for its bullpen.
The Chicago Cubs and former Giants outfielder Nate Schierholtz closed in on a $2.25 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Baltimore
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