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The Milwaukee Brewers have signed Jay Gibbons to a minor league deal, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The deal does not include an invite to Spring Training thus meaning Gibbons will report to minor league camp. In 62 at-bats for the Dodgers last season, Gibbons posted a .255 avg and a career low slugging percentage of .345 and an OBP of .323 Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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