Report: Jeff Suppan Signs With Padres
Jeff Suppan is back in baseball at age 37 -- the right-handed hurler has agreed to a minor-league contract with the San Diego Padres, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com.
After finishing the 2010 season with the St. Louis Cardinals, Suppan has not appeared in the major leagues since. He signed a minor-league deal with the Giants in January 2011 but was released in March; he caught on with the Kansas City Royals the following month but failed to make the major leagues. He now has a spring training invite and a chance to make the Padres' big-league roster.Suppan has appeared with seven teams in his 16 major-league seasons. He has 138 career wins and an ERA of 4.69.