MIAMI (AP) — Third baseman Casey McGehee has signed with the Miami Marlins and joined their 25-man roster in hopes of staging another career comeback.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
To make room for McGehee, the Marlins placed infielder Jeff Baker on the disabled list Friday because of a left intercostal strain.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
McGehee won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award with the Marlins last year, batting .287 with 76 RBIs. They then traded him to the Giants, but he struggled this year and was batting only .213 when he was designated for assignment June 30.
McGehee, 32, provides depth at third base while Martin Prado completes his recovery from a shoulder injury. He’s expected to return next week.MORE NEWS: Miami Police Captain Javier Ortiz Relieved Of Duty
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