Angels sign Rivera for two years, $3.275 million

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Juan Rivera and the Los Angeles Angels have reached a two-year contract worth

The outfielder will earn $1.25 million next season and
$2,025,000 in 2007. He batted .271 with 15 homers and 59 RBI in
106 games last year, his first with the Angels.

Rivera and the Angels reached the deal on Saturday, when Los
Angeles also agreed to a $10.5 million, three-year contract with
Chone Figgins.

Both players had filed for arbitration. Now, five Angels remain
eligible for arbitration: closer Francisco Rodriguez, starting
pitcher John Lackey, reliever Scot Shields, reliever Brendan
Donnelly and catcher Jose Molina.