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Tim Beckham signed a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox that will fetch him $1.35 million if he makes the big league roster, per Bob Nightengale.
Beckham wasn't on a big league roster in 2020 and last played for the Mariners in 2019 when he registered a .237/.293/.461 batting line to go along with 15 home runs and 47 RBI across 304 at-bats.
Updating a previous report, Tim Beckham will not be heading to the San Diego Padres. He remains a free agent.
MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman mistakenly tweeted that Tim Beckham had signed a minor-league deal with the Padres earlier this morning. In actuality, it is Gordon Beckham who signed the deal. Tim Beckham remains a free agent, and continues to discuss terms with several teams.
Tim Beckham agreed to a minor-league deal with the Padres on Wednesday.
Beckham will join the major-league club for Spring Training, but he still has 32 games remaining in his 80-day suspension he received in August. Thus, he cannot make the Padres' opening day roster. He has a chance to make an impact in San Diego's middle infield, especially if Jurickson Profar fails to meet expectations as the everyday second baseman.
Tim Beckham (suspension) wasn't tendered a contract by the Mariners on Monday.
Beckham was suspended 80 games in 2019 for violating MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. He slashed .237/.293/.461 with 15 home runs, 47 RBI, 39 runs scored and a stolen across 328 plate appearances last season. If Beckham signs, he will be required to sit the first 32 games of the season.
Mariners utilityman Tim Beckham is being suspended 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, according to a report from MLB insider Jon Morosi on Twitter.
The 29-year-old Beckham is hitting .237 with 15 home runs, 39 runs scored, 47 RBIs, and one stolen base through 88 games this season. This suspension will cost him the rest of this season and the beginning of next season. He is eligible for arbitration for the last time this upcoming offseason.