M's sign Chris Young to 1-year deal

Updated: March 27, 2014, 1:42 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Seattle Mariners filled a void at the back end of their rotation Thursday, reaching an agreement with veteran right-hander Chris Young on a one-year major league contract.

Young, 34, has a 53-43 record and a 3.79 ERA over parts of nine seasons with Rangers, Padres and Mets. He pitched well for the Nationals this spring, with a 3.48 ERA in four outings, before accepting his release Tuesday after it became clear he would not be in the team's Opening Day rotation.

Young had ...

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