The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed outfielder/ first baseman Eric Hinske to a one-year deal, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports. Hinske provides the D'backs depth incase they make other moves.
Hinske hit .197/.272/.311 with two homers and 13 RBI in 147 plate appearances coming off the bench for the Braves last season.
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NASHVILLE Filling a stated need for a veteran corner infielder, the Diamondbacks signed Eric Hinske to a one-year contract Tuesday noon.
Hinske, 35, fits about all of general manager Kevin Towers criteria he is a left-handed bat with pop who can play first base and third base and also is versatile enough to take a turn in outfield. He also is considered a quality clubhouse presence...
A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Eric Hinske has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement had not been finalized.
A veteran of 11 major league seasons, Hinske spent the last three years with the Atlanta Braves. He hit .197 with two homers and 13 RBIs in 132 at-bats...