Dodgers agree to deal with Mark Sweeney
Updated: February 13, 2008, 9:22 AM ETBy Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com
Lenny Harris. He led the majors with 24 pinch hits and batted .316 in the role last season. Sweeney is a .260 career hitter in 13 seasons with St. Louis, San Diego, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Colorado, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He hit .260 with two homers and 13 RBIs in 123 at-bats with the Giants and Dodgers last season. The Dodgers expect Sweeney to pinch hit and log some at-bats as a reserve at first base and the outfield. Sweeney also attracted some interest from Atlanta, Arizona and San Diego this offseason. The Padres expect to fill their need for a bat off the bench when they complete a deal with free agent Tony Clark this week. Jerry Crasnick covers Major League Baseball for ESPN.com.
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