Diamondbacks re-sign Lyle Overbay
Dec 10, 2011, 1:04 AM | Updated: 1:25 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with free agent
first baseman Lyle Overbay
on a one-year contract.
Overbay, originally an 18th-round draft pick of the
Diamondbacks in 1999, made his way back to the team in the
middle of the 2011 campaign after being waived by the
With the D-backs, Overbay appeared in 18 games, hitting .286
with a home run and 10 runs batted in. He also appeared in
the NLDS for Arizona, starting Game 1 of the NLDS against
the Milwaukee Brewers. Overbay went 0-for-4 in the series,
which Milwaukee won in five games.