Found August 30, 2013 on Baseball News Source:
The Cleveland Indians added an outfield bat for the stretch drive acquiring Jason Kubel from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later. Kubel, 31, is a career .265 hitter with 139 homers over nine seasons with Minnesota and Arizona. He hit 30 homers and drove in 90 runs for Arizona in 2012, but his numbers had fallen off drastically this season as he dealt with numerous injuries. The Diamondbacks designated Kubel for assignment earlier this week before working out a deal with Cleveland. Kubel hit .220 with five home runs in 89 games with the Diamondbacks, playing sparingly this month as Gerardo Parra, Adam Eaton, A.J. Pollockand Tony Campana logged the bulk of the outfield at-bats for manager Kirk Gibson. Also, the Indians signed free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach to a minor league deal and assigned him to Triple-A Columbus. Shppach spent four season with the Indians 2006-09.
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