Theare in agreement with catcher on a one-year, $3.35-million deal, sources told .
Lucroy can make more than $4 million total with performance bonuses, Passan adds.
While his numbers at the dish were below career averages last season, Lucroy’s work behind the plate made him a commodity in a slim free-agent market for catchers.
Angels backstops ranked among the league’s best in defense last season, according to, but with six different catchers making an appearance throughout the year, it’s evident the club was looking for a linchpin.
Lucroy should provide the Angels with veteran stability in front of backupand be a mentor to the team’s pitching staff.
The two-time All-Star spent last season with the, hitting .241/.291/.325 with 51 RBIs in 126 games.
Over the course of his nine big-league seasons, Lucroy has hit .277/.337/.421 with 100 home runs and 509 RBIs.
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