in

Dodgers: Former LA Outfielder Signs with Seattle Mariners



The Dodgers had an ever-changing cast of characters in 2021 due to an avalanche of injuries. One of the most colorful part-time players was outfielder Steven Souza Jr. There will be no encore in LA for Souza Jr. 

Per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, the 34-year-old has agreed to a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners.

The 32-year-old only appeared in 16 games for the Dodgers, but did have a pair of memorable moments in a June game against the Arizona Diamondbacks – one of his former teams. Not only did Souza Jr. hit a solo home run to break the 0-0 stalemate, but he also made an incredible sliding catch.

Souza Jr. posted a .949 OPS in 56 games with the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A), but was unable to find any consistency in the batter’s box with the big club. He slashed .152/.222/.333 in 36 plate appearances with the Dodgers last year.

He was included on the Dodgers 2021 Wild Card, NLDS, and NLCS rosters. He went 1-for-9 in the postseason.

Have you subscribed to our YouTube Channel yet? Subscribe and hit that notification bell to stay up to date on all the latest Dodgers news, rumors, interviews, live streams, and more!

Dodgers Hot Stove: LA ‘Going Hard’ at Freddie Freeman Says Former GM

Leave a comment ...

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

One Comment