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Former Blue Jay Johnson signs minor-league deal with Marlins

The Canadian Press

1/31/2014 2:09:50 PM

MIAMI - Outfielder Reed Johnson has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins and received an invitation to spring training.

Johnson is an 11-year veteran and a .282 career hitter. Last season he batted .244 in 74 games for the Atlanta Braves.

The Marlins said Friday they have 26 non-roster invitees to spring training, which begins Feb. 16.