Diamondbacks, Davies finalize $5 million, 1-year deal

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-hander Zach Davies have finalized their $5 million, one-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2024. The team announced the deal Wednesday. 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 this year, and the deal includes a $5.5 million mutual option for 2024 with a $300,000 buyout. The buyout would increase by $200,000 if he makes 16 starts this season.

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