Indians sign 2 free agents
The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and
outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season.
Both deals include non-roster invitations to spring
Lopez, a versatile former All-Star for Seattle, split last
season with Colorado and Florida. The 28-year-old has a career .263
average in 955 games with the Mariners, Rockies and Marlins, who
signed him last June. He spent time at Triple-A New Orleans before
playing the final 32 games with the Marlins, batting .273 with six
homers and 13 RBIs.
The 26-year-old Pie has played with Baltimore and the Chicago
Cubs. He had his best season with the Orioles in 2009, when he
batted .266 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 101 games. He played in
85 games for Baltimore last season.