Cleveland has signed utility man Ryan Raburn and outfielder Ben Francisco to minor-league contracts with invitations to spring training, the club announced Monday.
Raburn, 31, played in 66 games for Detroit in 2012 and hit .171/.226/.254 (30 OPS+). The right-hander has a .256/.311/.430 career line (96 OPS+) and has been at his best against left-handed pitching. Raburn has a .256/.324/.472 line in 730 career plate appearances, with 30 of his 54 home runs, against lefties.
Cleveland signs Ryan Raburn, Ben Francisco to minor-league deals
CBSSports.com | Jan 21