Diamondbacks sign OF Michael Bourn to minor league contract

BY foxsports • May 10, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with Michael Bourn and assigned him to Double-A Mobile.

The 33-year-old outfielder, a two-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove winner, was released by the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.

Bourn has a .266 batting average and 326 stolen bases over parts of 10 major league seasons with Philadelphia, Houston, Atlanta and Cleveland.

He was designated for assignment by the Braves on April 2 and signed a minor league contract with Toronto. In nine games with Single-A Dunedin this season, Bourn hit .257 with two doubles, a triple and four RBIs.



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