David Adams agrees to contract with Indians

Free agent infielder David Adams has agreed to a one-year

contract with the Cleveland Indians.

The 26-year-old split his 2013 season between the New York

Yankees and their Triple-A Scranton affiliate. It was Adams’ first

time in the big league after six seasons in the minors.

Adams batted .268 (59-for-220) with 11 doubles, two triples,

five homers and 21 RBIs in 59 games at Scranton. He had four stints

with the Yankees, batting .193 (27-for-140) with five doubles, one

triple, two homers and 13 RBI in 43 games.

He played 31 games at third base, nine games at second and four

games at first.

Adams became a free agent on Dec. 2, when he wasn’t offer a 2014

contract by the Yankees, who selected him in the third round of the

2008 amateur dfraft.

Right-handers Travis Banwart and Tyler Cloyd and outfielder Matt

Carson agreed to minor league deals.