Hunting to rebuild their bullpen, the Cleveland Indians signed no cost agent correct-hander Justin Grimm to a small-league deal.
Grimm’s offer involves an invitation to instruction camp where the three-time defending AL Central champions will check out to patch with each other a bullpen missing key factors from earlier seasons.
The 30-year-old Grimm has gone 20-23 record 4.98 Era in 306 video games main league video games. He is been with Texas, the Chicago cubs, Kansas City and Seattle. Grimm was on Chicago’s 2016 postseason roster and appeared in three video games against the Indians in the Earth Sequence.
He recorded at the very least 50 reduction appearances with the Cubs around four straight seasons, pitching in a job-high 73 video games in 2014.
Grimm split last time concerning the Kansas City and Seattle organizations. He twice went on the disabled list with the Royals.
The Indians shed reliever Andrew Miller as a no cost agent in the offseason. Closer Cody Allen remains unsigned, but the team’s job will save leader is not likely to return.