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Monday, February 6, 2012
Hong-Chih Kuo signs with the Seattle Mariners
Hong-Chih Kuo has signed a one year deal with the Seattle Mariners.
If Hong-Chih Kuo recaptures the magic that made him baseball’s most dominant reliever in 2010, he won’t 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 hasn’t been officially announced.
The Dodgers didn’t 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.
Good luck in Seattle. I'll catch you at Angels Stadium.