Nomar Mazara, Tigers finalize $1.75 million, 1-year contract | Sports activities
DETROIT (AP) – Outfielder Nomar Mazara and the Detroit Tigers signed a $ 1.75 million one-year deal on Friday.
Mazara, who will turn 26 in April, scored a 0.228 goal with a home run in 42 games in the 2020 season shortened by the pandemic. This was his first season with the Chicago White Sox after spending four with the Texas Rangers.
“After a frustrating 2020 season, I am looking forward to a fresh start and to working with the coaching staff – especially AJ Hinch, whom I always enjoyed playing against during his time in Houston,” said Mazara. “I came.” I really appreciate visiting Detroit and can’t wait to join the baseball community this season. “
Hinch took over Detroit’s manager that off-season.
Mazara scored 20 home races in each of his first three years with the Rangers, then 19 in 2019. Mazara finished fifth in the 2016 AL Rookie of the Year poll, the year Detroit pitcher Michael Fulmer won the award.
“In the off-season we wanted to add a left-handed outfielder to give AJ more line-up options, and bringing Nomar on board does just that,” said Al Avila, Tigers general manager.