Padres sign Kotsay to $1.25M, 1-year deal

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year

contract with outfielder Mark Kotsay.

Kotsay was with the Padres from 2001-03. The 35-year-old, a

lifetime .278 hitter, has also played for the Florida Marlins,

Oakland A’s, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox and

Milwaukee Brewers.

Kotsay hit .270 with three home runs and 31 RBIs with the

Brewers last season.

The Padres announced the deal on Wednesday.