Sherrill reportedly inks deal with Mariners
Left-hander George Sherrill is reportedly set to rejoin the team he broke into the Major Leagues with back in 2004. According to CBS Sports, the reliever has agreed to a deal with the Seattle Mariners, after last pitching for the club in 2007.
The Mariners have not confirmed the report or announced any details of the contract.
Sherrill, 34, spent 2011 with the Braves, posting 3-1 record, 3.00 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 36 innings mostly as a middle reliever. The left-hander spent one and a half seasons with each the Orioles (’08-’09) and Dodgers (’09-’10), compiling a 6-8 record and 52 saves. Sherill went 10-8 with a 3.65 ERA and four saves in four seasons (195 appearances) with the Mariners.
- Jon Star