facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Mariners sign Ibanez to one-year contract

Dec. 26, 2012 at 6:38 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
SEATTLE, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners have signed free-agent outfielder Raul Ibanez to a one-year contract, the team said Wednesday.

The 40-year-old Ibanez agreed to a $2.75 million deal, MLB.com reported.

The 17-year MLB veteran, who played for the Mariners from 1996-2000 and 2004-08, is coming off a successful year with the New York Yankees -- especially in the post-season, when he bashed three homers and drove in five runs while hitting .318 for the American League East champs.

He sports a career .278 average with 271 home runs and 1,116 RBI over 1,975 games.

To make room for Ibanez, the Mariners designating right-handed pitcher D.J. Mitchell for assignment.

Topics: Raul Ibanez
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Tiger Woods opening restaurant in South Florida Tiger Woods opening restaurant in South Florida
2
Former Patriot Rodney Harrison says Tom Brady looks 'scared to death' Former Patriot Rodney Harrison says Tom Brady looks 'scared to death'
3
Detroit Lions' Joseph Fauria sprains ankle chasing puppy Detroit Lions' Joseph Fauria sprains ankle chasing puppy
4
Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah wrongfully penalized for post-TD prayer Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah wrongfully penalized for post-TD prayer
5
2014-15 Vancouver Canucks Preview
Trending News
x
Feedback