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.
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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.