The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have officially signed free agent outfielder CURTIS GRANDERSON to a one-year contract (US $5,000,000).
GRANDERSON, 36, posted a .212 batting average in 2017 with 24 doubles, 26 home runs and an OPS of .775 in 147 games. The Chicago, Illinois, native appeared in 111 games for the New York Mets before his trade to the LA Dodgers where he appeared in 36 regular season games. Granderson, who is entering his 15th season in the MLB, is a three time All-Star (2009, 2011, and 2012), Silver Slugger (2011) and was named the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner. The left-handed hitter holds a career batting average of .252 with 319 home runs an OPS of .812.