Report: Seattle agrees to terms with Hart

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart tosses the ball to first to put out Miami Marlins' Bryan Petersen to end the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 in Miami. Photo: KPUG/AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

Report: Seattle agrees to terms with Hart

Lake  Buena Vista,  FL (SportsNetwork.com) – The Seattle Mariners continued to bolster  their  lineup on  Wednesday, agreeing to  terms with outfielder Corey Hart.

CBSSports.com is reporting that it is a one-year deal.

The  hope for the Mariners is that Hart will bat behind recently signed second baseman Robinson Cano, who is expected to be introduced in Seattle on Thursday after signing a 10-year, $240 million pact last week.

Hart  missed all  of the 2013 campaign  for the Milwaukee Brewers with a right knee  injury. However, he hit .270/.334/.507 with 35 doubles, 30 homers and 83 RBI over 149 games in 2012.

Although  Hart  has spent the  majority of his career  in the outfield, he did play 103 games at first base two years ago.

The 31-year-old Kentucky native had spent his entire career in Milwaukee after being selected by the Brewers in the 11th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Over 945 games, the two-time All-Star has batted .276 with 154 homers, 508 RBI and 83 stolen bases.

12/11 15:03:21 ET
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