Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 4/23/13
BY Tony Lastoria Special to FOX Sports Ohio General Manager Chris Antonetti dipped into ownerships pockets in the offseason and spent a good chunk of change on notable free agents such as Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn, Mark Reynolds, and Brett Myers.In total, the Indians doled out 117 million in guaranteed money to sign those players, and to date the returns have been mostly favorable.While Swishers four-year 56 million deal and Bourns four-year 48 million deal stole the offseason headlines, the one-year 6 million deal for Mark Reynolds is looking like a steal at the moment.Reynolds, 29, is hitting .283 with 7 homers, 18 RBI, and 1.071 OPS in 17 games. He is tied for the American League lead in homers, tied for 4th in RBI, 4th in slugging percentage (.700), and 5th in OPS.Those are some offensive fireworks that the Indians have not seen from the right side of the plate in years. Not since Juan Gonzalez in 2011 (when he hit .325 with 35 homers, 140 RBI, and .960 OPS) have the Indians h...
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