Busy week­end in base­ball.

The Denver Post - - SPORTS -

Free agent Car­los Bel­tran agreed to a one-year con­tract worth $16 mil­lion to play for the Hous­ton Astros, an MLB source told ESPN.

The deal in­cludes a full no-trade clause, ac­cord­ing to the source.

The move adds to a busy off­sea­son for the Astros, who have boosted their lineup by trad­ing for Yan­kees catcher Brian McCann and sign­ing free-agent out­fielder Josh Red­dick.

• Los An­ge­les An­gels slug­ger Al­bert Pu­jols had surgery on his right foot, pos­si­bly sidelin­ing him past open­ing day.

An­gels gen­eral man­ager Billy Ep­pler said Pu­jols had the pro­ce­dure to re­lease his plan­tar fas­cia, the lig­a­ment con­nect­ing the heel to the toes.

The three-time Na­tional League MVP was both­ered by plan­tar fasci­itis re­peat­edly dur­ing the 2016 sea­son but played through the pain in ar­guably the strong­est year of his half decade with the An­gels.

• The Seat­tle Mariners signed freeagent lefty re­liever Marc Rzepczyn­ski to a two-year con­tract for $11 mil­lion.

• The Ari­zona Di­a­mond­backs and catcher Jeff Mathis agreed on a twoyear, $4 mil­lion con­tract.

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