According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com the Cleveland Indians signed former Baltimore Orioles 1st baseman Mark Reynolds to a 1 year 6 million dollar deal.
The Cleveland Indians heading into the MLB Winter Meetings came wanting to boost up there lineup and pitching rotation with an attempt to sign an right-handed pitcher. The Indians during the meetings have been linked to multiple players like Shane Victorino who signed with the Boston Red Sox, Kevin Youkilis who is still on the market and is considering the team and Nick Swisher who is a favorite to be signed by the Indians.
But the signing of Mark Reynolds signify’s that the team wants to keep Carlos Santana at catcher and have him be their everyday catcher and Mark Reynolds their everyday 1st baseman.
Reynolds last season for Baltimore Orioles had a really productive season hitting wise he batted .221 with 23 home runs and 69 RBI’s. This is a great signing for the Indians it fills in one of the holes on the team at 1st base. Now the Cleveland Indians can focus their attention on attempting to sign free agents Nick Swisher and Kevin Youkilis.