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Seattle signs Hart, acquires Morrison

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TIM BOOTH | December 11, 2013 07:24 PM EST | AP

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have added a pair of slugging first baseman-outfielders to go along with Robinson Cano, reaching agreement on a one-year deal with Corey Hart and acquiring Logan Morrison in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

Hart confirmed he had agreed to the deal in a text message to The Associated Press. Completion of the deal is pending a physical. Hart missed last season following surgery on his right knee.

Morrison was acquired for relief pitcher Carter Capps, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade was pending both teams reviewing medical records. first reported Hart's agreement.


AP Sports Writers Ronald Blum and Howie Rumberg contributed to this report.