Found February 06, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
If Hong-Chih Kuo recaptures the magic that made him baseballs most dominant reliever in 2010, he wont do it with the Dodgers. The former All-Star left-hander has signed a one-year major league contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasnt been officially announced. The Dodgers didnt tender a contract offer this winter to Kuo, who earned 2.725 million last season and was due for a raise in the salary arbitration process. They maintained contact with him, but sounded reluctant to offer him a major league contract because of his medical history. Kuo underwent his fifth elbow operation in October. He was also sidelined more than a month last season because of anxiety disorder. He finished the season with a career-worst 9.00 earned-run average. The season before had been the best of his career. He made the National League All-Star team and his 1.20 ERA in 56 appearances establi...
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