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Padres sign SS Alexei Ramirez

Posted: 12:39 PM, Jan 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-14 20:39:23Z

The San Diego Padres have signed free agent shortstop Alexei Ramirez to a one-year contract, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman.

Salary terms were not immediately reported.

The 34-year-old had played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox, making the All-Star team in 2014.

Ramirez has a career batting average of .273 and his hit 109 home runs in his major league career.