Seattle Mariners Sign Veteran Outfielder

Joining the Seattle Mariners.

Veteran outfielder Kole Calhoun has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Seattle Mariners, pending a physical. 

The deal includes an invite to spring training.

The Texas Rangers declined their $5.5 million club option on Calhoun for the 2023 season. 

Last season, in his Rangers debut, Calhoun posted a .196 batting average, with 12 home runs, 49 RBIs, three stolen bases and 36 runs scored over 125 games. 

At thirty-five years old, Calhoun is obviously past his prime, but he's still a capable outfielder and has some solid power. 

He's entering his 12th season, having spent time with the Los Angeles Angels (8 seasons), Arizona Diamondbacks (2 seasons), and the Rangers.

He holds a .243/.316/.418 triple-slash line, with 173 home runs, 557 RBIs and 618 runs scored across 1,196 career games.

He'll face a tough task trying to win a spot on the Mariners' Opening Day roster.
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