Mike Ford is back with the Mariners on a minors agreement with an invite to springtime training, according to his MLB.com deals log
Ford played in 16 big league video games with Seattle in 2022 while inevitably jumping around in between 4 various companies– the Giants, Braves, as well as Angels being the various other 3. He took 149 overall major league plate looks as well as total hit simply.206/.302/.313 with 3 crowning achievement as well as 40 strikeouts.
The now-30-year-old initial baseman as well as DH ruptured onto the MLB scene with the Yankees in 2019 as well as uploaded a glossy.909 OPS, yet he has actually battled to a consolidated.570 OPS in 305 major league plate looks because that encouraging launching project in theBronx Given his protective restrictions as well as age, the long-lasting expectation below isn’t precisely encouraging. Nor does the temporary expectation look helpful for him with A.J. Pollock, Tommy La Stella, as well as a huge handful of far better choices trying turns at DH in Seattle.
Ford has actually become part of the Mariners company– Rule 5 prepared, release, re-signed, release, after that re-signed once again– a variety of various other times in the past. He will likely be returning as absolutely nothing greater than a deepness item at springtime camp for the M’s, that broke the lengthiest postseason dry spell in North American specialist sporting activities last period as well as are mosting likely to be intending to ferret out the ruling World Series- champ Astros in the AL West this year complying with yet an additional energetic winter months piloted by hyper head of state of baseball procedures Jerry Dipoto.