Jays sign Podsednik to minor league contract

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, Last Updated: 4:27 PM ET

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- The Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday signed veteran outfielder Scott Podsednik to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Podsednik, 34, split the 2010 season with Kansas City and the Los Angeles Dodgers, batting .297 in a combined 134 games. He hit six home runs, drove in 51 runs and stole 35 bases.

A third round pick of the Texas Rangers in 1994, Podsednik is a career .279 hitter with 41 homers and 301 stolen bases in 1,016 games.


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