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Mariners agree with Kelly Shoppach

Updated: January 29, 2013, 8:39 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach has reached an agreement with the Seattle Mariners on a one-year contract pending a physical exam, a baseball source told ESPN.com.

The deal will pay Shoppach a base salary of $1.5 million with an opportunity to earn an additional $500,000 in incentives, the source said.

Shoppach, 32, is a .226 career hitter with 67 home runs in parts of eight seasons with Boston, Cleveland, Tampa Bay and the New York Mets. He will be reunited in Seattle with Eric ...

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