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Diamondbacks sign Wesley Wright to minor-league deal

The left-hander will have a good chance at competing for a job in the DBacks' bullpen.

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The Diamondbacks have agreed to a minor-league deal with lefty Wesley Wright, according to a major-league source. The exact terms of the deal are not known, but there are expected to be heavy incentives if Wright makes the team's major-league roster.

Wright, 30, split last season between the Orioles and Angels, posting a 3.68 ERA in 11 major-league appearances and missing significant time due to injury. The southpaw joins Matt Reynolds in Arizona's bullpen and appears to have a good shot at making the major-league club.

Wright is a veteran of eight major-league seasons with the Astros (2008-13), Rays (2013), Cubs (2014), Orioles (2015) and Angels (2015) and has posted a career 4.16 ERA in 371 appearances (4 starts). He was a dependable reliever for Houston in 2012 and 2013 before being traded to the Rays in August 2013.

Wright joins lefties Joe Thatcher (Indians), Ross Detwiler (Indians), Cesar Ramos (Rangers), Tom Gorzelanny (Indians) and Fernando Abad (Twins) in signing minor-league deals this winter.