Nationals sign Mike Fontenot to minor league deal

MIke Fontenot

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The Washington Nationals have signed infielder Mike Fontenot to a minor league deal.

As part of the deal, Fontenot will also receive an invitation to spring training. The 33-year-old Fontenot spent the 2013 season at the Triple-A level with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Fontenot hit just .264/.335/.379 at Triple-A and appears to be simply depth for the Nationals after the team also signed Jame Carroll on Thursday,

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