NEW YORK - AUGUST 21: Brian Sweeney #37 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 21 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees won 9-5. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
The Seattle Mariners have signed 37 year-old reliever Brian Sweeney to a minor league deal, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. Johns notes the deal does not come with a Spring Training invite.
Twitter / @StoneLarry - "Sweeney pitched in 29 games for the Mariners in 2003 and 2010, and also had a 3-year stint in Japan (as Yu Darvish's teammate)"
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