Jeff Weaver will have to pitch his way onto the Dodgers’ roster again.
One of the unsung heroes in the Dodgers’ run to the National League Championship Series last year, Weaver agreed Tuesday to a minor-league contract worth $800,000 if he makes the Dodgers’ major-league roster, according to a baseball source who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal isn’t official yet.
Weaver, 33, was one of two veterans to agree to minor-league deals with the Dodgers, the other being utility man Alfredo Amezaga. Amezaga’s agent, Mike Nicotera, said Amezaga agreed to a deal that will pay him a base salary of $650,000 if he makes the Dodgers’ major-league roster and could earn him an additional $800,000 in incentive bonuses based on games played and plate appearances.
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