Grady Sizemore

Grady Sizemore signs with the Rays

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Released by the Phillies two weeks ago, veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore has signed a minor-league deal with the Rays.

Sizemore has been healthy recently after injuries repeatedly derailed his career with the Indians, but unfortunately he no longer looks capable of providing much value as a regular.

Sizemore hasn’t topped a .700 OPS since 2011 and hasn’t topped a .725 OPS since 2009, hitting a combined .228 with 15 homers and a .648 OPS from 2009-2015.

It’s possible he’ll re-emerge as a bench player, but presumably the Rays will make him put together a strong stretch at Triple-A before considering a call-up for the 32-year-old former three-time All-Star.