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D-backs Add Kubel to Replace Cowgill

Parra may have been displaced out of left field

The Arizona Diamondbacks knew that they needed to improve their outfield depth after having dealt Collin Cowgill to the Oakland A's. Their selection of Jason Kubel as Cowgill's replacement is a bit of a head-scratcher, however.

Arizona's outfield just got complicated. The Diamondbacks finalized a two-year, $15 million deal with former Minnesota Twins outfielder Jason Kubel today, a contract that includes a mutual option for the 2014 season. Kubel hit .273 with 12 home runs and 58 RBI last season, down substantially from his career year of 2009, when he batted .300 with 28 homers and 103 RBI.  He's been a .25... Recommended Stories

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