MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Outfielder Jim Edmonds has agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, hoping to return to the big leagues after sitting out last season.
The 39-year-old is a career .284 hitter with 382 homers and 1,176 RBIs in 16 seasons with Anaheim, St. Louis, San Diego and the Chicago Cubs.
A four-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove winner, he hit .235 with 20 homers and 55 RBIs in 111 games for the Padres and Cubs two years ago.
General manager Doug Melvin has been looking for left-handed hitters to help fill out his predominantly right-handed roster. Milwaukee's outfielders include Ryan Braun, Corey Hart, Carlos Gomez and Jody Gerut.
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