The Miami Marlins and first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse have agreed to the terms of a two-year contract that will add some potential serious pop to the team's starting lineup.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, Morse is scheduled to make $16 million over the next two seasons with some additional perks possible as well:
Morse deal with #Marlins complete - two years, $16M plus performance bonuses.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2014
The 32-year-old veteran hitter posted a .279 batting average with 16 home runs and 61 RBIs for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants in 2014, his first and last campaign twith the team. He hit .250 with four RBIs in 16 total at-bats in the Giants' seven-game World Series triumph over the Kansas City Royals.
After locking up Giancarlo Stanton with a 13-year, $325 million mega-contract, the Marlins have added another impact bat to provide some protection for their budding young superstar.
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