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Tyler Flowers, White Sox agree on 1-year, $950K contract

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Updated: December 2, 2013 8:40PM



The White Sox agreed to terms on a one-year, $950,000 contract with catcher Tyler Flowers on Monday night and declined to tender a contract to right-hander Dylan Axelrod.

Flowers, who will be 28 next season, hit .195 with 10 home runs and 24 RBI over 84 games last season, his first one as the Sox starter. He lost the job midway through the season to rookie Josh Phegley. Flowers played with a sore shoulder and underwent season-ending surgery on September 5.

Second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielders Alejandro De Aza and Dayan Viciedo are the Sox’ three remaining arbitration-eligible players. Their 40-man roster is at 38.

Axelrod was 4-11 with a 5.68 ERA last season. He made 20 starts for the Sox.



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