The White Sox, looking to make another addition to their bullpen, have signed right-hander Octavio Dotel to a two-year, $11 million contract, according to a major-league source.UPDATE: It's official. Here's the press release.
Dotel, 34, is the second major addition to the White Sox relief corps this off-season. The Sox earlier signed right-hander Scott Linebrink for $19 million over four years.
Dotel split 2007 between the Royals and the Braves, going 2-1 with a 4.11 ERA and 11 saves in 33 appearances.
- Jim on Octavio Dotel.
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