D’Backs Have Made Offer To Lyle Overbay

The Diamondbacks have an offer on the table to veteran first baseman Lyle Overbay, reports Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona (Twitter link).  It is thought to be a one-year contract and the Snakes expect a response from Overbay's representatives early in the Winter Meetings.

Overbay was thought to be on Arizona's radar when GM Kevin Towers suggested the team wanted a complement to first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.  (Overbay is a left-handed hitter while Goldschmidt bats from the right side.)  Overbay, 34, joined the D'Backs in August after being designated for assignment by the Pirates in July.  He hit a combined .234/.310/.360 in 440 plate appearances with Arizona and Pittsburgh last season.



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