Miami, FL (Sports Network) - The Florida Marlins have signed veteran first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz to a minor league contract.
Mientkiewicz, 35, has spent 12 seasons in the majors and played 20 games for the Dodgers last season.
The Florida State product was in Minnesota for the first six-plus seasons of his career before short stints with the Red Sox, Mets, Royals, Yankees, Pirates and Dodgers.
The career .271 hitter has compiled 66 home runs and 405 RBI in 1,087 career games. He also won a Gold Glove Award in 2001 with the Twins.