Endy Chavez OF SEA 26 Days

Mariners re-signed OF Endy Chavez to a minor league contract.

The M's released Chavez on Tuesday afternoon to avoid paying him a $100,000 retention bonus, but in less than an hour the two sides worked out a new minor league pact. Chavez will open the 2014 season at Triple-A Tacoma.

Endy Chavez OF SEA 26 Days

Mariners released OF Endy Chavez.

The M's declined to pay a $100,000 retention bonus to keep the veteran outfielder around. Chavez posted a .687 OPS in 15 games this spring in the Cactus League.

Endy Chavez OF SEA 3 Months

Mariners signed OF Endy Chavez to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to spring training. Chavez batted .267/.290/.327 in 97 games with the M's last season. The 35-year-old will try to stick with the Mariners as a reserve outfielder.

Endy Chavez OF SEA 9 Months

Endy Chavez (groin) served as a pinch-hitter Sunday in the Mariners' win over the Astros.

Chavez left Thursday's game against the Red Sox after experiencing tightness in his groin. He is fine.

Endy Chavez OF SEA 9 Months

Endy Chavez left Thursday's game against the Red Sox with right groin tightness.

Chavez apparently suffered the injury after he reached on a bunt single in the bottom of the fourth inning. Dustin Ackley replaced him on the basepaths. The Mariners should have a better idea about his status after the game.

Endy Chavez OF SEA 12 Months

Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Endy Chavez will get the bulk of the starts in center field with both Franklin Gutierrez and Michael Saunders on the disabled list.

Saunders could be back this weekend, so it will be a short run as a starter for Chavez. Jason Bay will back up in center.

Endy Chavez OF SEA Apr 18 '13

Hitting in the leadoff spot, Endy Chavez came through in a spot start Thursday against the Tigers, going 2-for-3 with an RBI single.

The Mariners got to Justin Verlander with a pair of runs in the seventh on Chavez's single and Kyle Seager's RBI double. That was all they needed with Hisashi Iwakuma putting up another brilliant performance. Chavez has five hits in 16 at-bats since being called up by the M's a week ago.

Endy Chavez OF SEA Apr 11 '13

Mariners purchased the contract of OF Endy Chavez from Triple-A Tacoma.

He's taking Michael Saunders' (shoulder) roster spot. Chavez will back up at all three outfield positions.

Endy Chavez OF SEA Mar 24 '13

Mariners signed OF Endy Chavez to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.

Chavez was released by the Royals Friday but didn't take long to find another gig. He'll likely begin the season at Triple-A Tacoma.

Endy Chavez OF SEA Mar 22 '13

Royals released OF Endy Chavez.

With Jarrod Dyson out of options and David Lough playing well, there was no need to keep Chavez around. He'll be able to latch on elsewhere on a minor league deal.