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Brewers bring back Gonzalez

Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - The Milwaukee Brewers signed shortstop Alex Gonzalez to a one-year contract on Wednesday.

The two sides had agreed to terms last week. Gonzalez will earn a $1.45 million base salary, with $1 million more available in incentives for games played and starts.

The 35-year-old was a member of the Brewers last season, but played in just 24 games before tearing a ligament in his right knee in early May. He hit .259 with four home runs and 15 RBI prior to the injury.

Over 14 years with the Marlins (1998-2005), Red Sox (2006, 2009), Reds (2007, 2009), Blue Jays (2010), Braves (2010-11) and Brewers (2012), Gonzalez has a career average of .247 with 156 home runs and 680 RBI.

To make room for Gonzalez, the Brewers waived pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, who was claimed by the Padres.

02/06 19:20:44 ET

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