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Indians sign free agent Carlos González

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent outfielder Carlos González on Saturday. He received a one-year deal, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.

González signed a minor league deal with the team. He could earn up to $2 million if he makes the big league roster.

Former Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez reacts after hitting a triple against the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2018 NLDS
Carlos Gonzalez reacts after hitting a triple against the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2018 NLDS (Getty Images)

According to the Indians depth chart, Jordan Luplow, Leonys Martin, and Tyler Naquin are slated to be the team’s starters. They will be backed up by Jake Bauers and Greg Allen.

This is González’s third MLB team if he reaches the Major League roster. He spent the last decade with the Colorado Rockies.

He began his career with the Oakland Athletics in 2008. He was acquired by the Rockies in a deal that sent Matt Holiday to the Athletics for González, Greg Smith and Huston Street.

The 33-year-old Maracaibo, Venezuela native had a .276 batting average with 16 home runs and 64 RBIs in 132 games. He also had 32 doubles and four triples on 128 hits, while scoring 71 runs.

The three-time All-Star has a career .287 batting average with 231 home runs and 775 RBIs in 1,332 games. He also has 299 doubles and 40 triples on 1,403 hits, while scoring 800 runs.

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