The Indians place starting first baseman Russell Branyan on the 15-day disabled list with a herniated disk in his lower back. Matt LaPorta will fill in for him in the interim. Branyan will play in just 52 games for the Tribe this ... Read More
First baseman Matt LaPorta and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract.
The 29-year-old had spent four seasons with the Cleveland Indians, but has not played in the major leagues since 2012.
LaPorta was the seventh overall pick by Milwaukee in the 2007 amateur draft and was acquired by Cleveland the following year as part of the trade that sent CC Sabathia...
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February 07, 2014