Dodgers Sign Juan Uribe

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Scott Boehm/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) —  The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed infielder Juan Uribe to a two-year deal, the club announced Tuesday.

Uribe, 34, batted .278 with 12 home runs and 50 RBIs last season for the Dodgers.  He primarily played third base in 2013 and posted a .983 fielding percentage with just five errors.  His fielding percentage ranked second among MLB third basemen.

“Juan was a major played in our success last season,” Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said in a statement.  “His play at third base, leadership in the clubhouse and clutch hitting helped the club immensely.”

Uribe has a career batting average of .253 with 169 home runs and 694 RBIs in 13 seasons with the Colorado Rockies, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, and Dodgers.  He won the World Series with the White Sox in 2005 and the Giants in 2010.

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