CLEVELAND (AP) — 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.
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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.