Diamondbacks sign OF Kubel for 2 years

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms year deal with outfielder Jason Kubel, who has played all seven of his major league seasons with the Minnesota Twins.

The Diamondbacks officially announced the deal Tuesday. It includes a mutual option.

Kubel, 29, hit at least 20 home runs in three straight seasons from 2008-10 but was limited to 99 games this past year, spending more than a month on the disabled list with a sprained left foot.

He batted .273 with a .332 on-base percentage, 12 homers and 58 RBI, and his .324 average with runners in scoring position ranked 12th in the American League. He led the AL with a .351 average through May 8.

"Jason is a proven, left-handed hitter and corner bat who makes our offense stronger and gives us depth in the outfield," said Arizona general manager Kevin Towers. "His experience will be a welcome addition to our team and in our clubhouse."

Kubel had a .271 average, 104 homers and 429 RBI in 753 games for the Twins.