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Former Tigers 3B Jeimer Candelario reportedly signs with Washington Nationals

Posted at 12:05 PM, Nov 29, 2022

Former Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario has signed a contract with the Washington Nationals, according to several reports.

The Tigers non-tendered the 29-year-old infielder this month and made him a free agent.

He spent six years in Detroit but struggled last season with a .217 batting average and .272 OBP with 13 home runs and 50 RBIs in 124 games.

In 2021, he had 42 doubles, a .271 batting average and 67 RBIs.