Angels sign veteran OF Raul Ibanez to one-year deal

Veteran outfielder Raul Ibanez has agreed to a one-year deal
with the Los Angeles Angels.

The club announced the deal Friday.

The 41-year-old Ibanez batted .242 with 29 homers and 65 RBIs
for the Seattle Mariners last year. He hit his final homer of the
season at Angel Stadium on Sept. 21, tying Ted Williams’ record for
the most homers by a 40-and-over player.

Ibanez has 300 career homers and is seven hits shy of becoming
the 18th active major leaguer with 2,000 hits. He played his first
major league game with Seattle in 1996, also making stops with the
Royals, Phillies and Yankees between three stints with the