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The Mariners have signed George Sherrill to a one-year $1.1mm deal plus incentives Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports (Contract info provided by Jason Churchill of Prospect Insider).
Sherrill started his career in Seattle where he spent four seasons, 2004-2007 with them. He posted his best season in Seattle in ‘07 when he went 2-0 with a 2.36 era in 45 2/3 innings.
He was later traded to the Orioles for Erik Bedard and then flipped again to the Dodgers in 2009.
Last season with Atlanta, he posted a 3.00 era in 36 innings.
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That Mariners have agreed to sign George Sherrill, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (on Twitter).
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