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The Cleveland Indians have expressed some interest in free agent utility player Ryan Raburn, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. #Indians have some interest in Ryan Raburn, source says. If he signs, minimum of 3 HR vs Tigers this year. #Inge-esque — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) January 17, 2013 Raburn had spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Tigers before being released by the club in November. While he had been a solid reserve player for the club, his numbers tailed off significantly last season. Over 66 games spanning 205 at-bats, Raburn only hit .171/.226/.254 last year for the Tigers. While these numbers are ghastly, he did hit 22 doubles and 14 home runs for the team in 2011 and combined to hit at a clip of .285/.348/.498 from 2009-10. During Raburn’s time with the Tigers, the 31-year-old has manned every position but shortstop and catcher. Last season he played both corner outfield positions and second base. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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