Andruw Jones and Yankees finalize $2 million deal

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Andruw Jones and the Yankees have finalized a $2 million, one-year contract that keeps him in New York for a second season.

The deal, agreed to last month and finalized Wednesday, allows him to earn another $1.45 million in performance bonuses.

Jones hit .247 with 13 homers and 33 RBIs in 222 plate appearances last year, providing a right-handed bat off the bench. The five-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winner played 39 games in left, 19 in right and 16 at designated hitter,

In addition to his base salary, Jones can earn $45,000 each for 100 and 125 plate appearances, $70,000 apiece for 150, 175, 200 and 225, $170,000 each for 250 and 275, $220,000 apiece for 300 and 325 and $300,000 for 350.