MIAMI (AP) -- NL batting champion Dee Gordon has signed a five-year contract with the Miami Marlins.
An agreement was reached last week on the deal for $50 million, which also includes a $14 million club option for 2021. The Marlins announced the signing Monday and scheduled an afternoon news conference.
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Gordon led the NL in batting (.333), hits (205) and stolen bases (58) last season, his first in Miami after being acquired in a trade with the Dodgers.
Owner Jeffrey Loria calls Gordon "one of the most dynamic players in baseball." He adds in a statement that it's "truly incredible and historic" what Gordon did in his first season with the Marlins.