Report: Werth agrees to minor league deal with Mariners

Veteran outfielder Jayson Werth is going to get a shot at extending his big league career in the Pacific Northwest.

The former Nationals standout has agreed to a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners, according to Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times.

werth-close-helmet-sidebar.jpgWerth spent seven seasons with the Nationals, but did not return this season after his contract ended following the 2017 campaign. He hit only .226 in 70 games last season with the Nats, but ended up with a .263 average with 109 homers and 393 RBIs in D.C. from 2011-2017.

In 15 seasons with the Blue Jays, Phillies, Dodgers and Nats, Werth has an average of .267 with 229 homers an 799 RBIs. He made one All-Star appearance and won the 2008 World Series with the Phillies. Werth was granted free agency on Nov. 2.

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