Mariners sign former All-Star Carlos Gonzalez to minor league deal, reports say

Mariners sign former All-Star Carlos Gonzalez to minor league deal, reports say
Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies makes a diving catch on September 2, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have signed former All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez to a minor league contract, according to multiple reports.

The deal was first reported by Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The Associated Press says the deal is pending a successful physical.

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Gonzalez, 34, was named an All-Star in 2012-13 and 2016 with the Colorado Rockies.

Last year, Gonzalez played in 30 games with the Cleveland Indians and 15 games for the Chicago Cubs.

In 12 MLB seasons, Gonzalez has a combined .285 batting average with 234 home runs and 785 runs batted in.

Pitchers and catchers report to the Mariners’ spring training in Peoria, Arizona on Wednesday.