New Balance announced the signing of all-star right fielder, Jose Bautista. New Balance will be Bautista’s official on-field footwear and on- and off-field athletic footwear and apparel provider.

“New Balance is very excited to be working with Jose. He has had an extraordinary start to the season and shows an unwavering dedication to his craft, strong leadership and a passion for the community,” said Mark Cavanaugh, general manager of sports marketing for New Balance. “We look forward to seeing him continue his great 2011 campaign and supporting him on and off the diamond.”