Chone Figgins signs with Marlins

Updated: February 8, 2013, 4:09 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Third baseman Chone Figgins has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins with an invitation to their major league camp beginning next week.

Figgins, who signed Friday, hit .181 in 66 games with Seattle last season. He's a .277 career hitter with 337 stolen bases in 11 seasons, all in the American League.

Placido Polanco, 37, is expected to be the Marlins' starting third baseman.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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