C Romine signs 1-year deal with Tigers

Free-agent catcher Austin Romine reached a one-year, $4.1 million deal Friday to join the Detroit Tigers, multiple outlets reported.Romine, who has been the New York Yankees’ backup catcher each of the last four seasons, is a career .239 hitter with 25 home runs and 135 RBIs. He has played in parts of the last eight seasons, all with the Yankees.The 31-year-old batted .281 for the Yankees in 2019 and has combined to hit 18 home runs with 77 RBIs over the past two seasons.