PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-hander Zach Davies agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract that includes a mutual option for 2024, according to a person familiar with the deal.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the move had not been announced.
The 29-year-old Davies signed with the Diamondbacks last season and went 2-5 with a 4.09 ERA over 27 starts. The eight-year veteran figures to remain at the back end of a rotation that includes Merrill Kelly, Zac Gallen and Madison Bumgarner.
Davies gets a $4.7 million salary next season. There are several available performance bonuses that could make the deal worth $8.45 million if he starts at least 30 games.
Both sides have a $5.5 million option for 2024, or the team could pay a $300,000 buyout.
Davies, who went to high school in Arizona, is 58-53 with a 4.14 ERA in 182 major league starts with the Brewers, Padres, Cubs and Diamondbacks.
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