TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
MLB

Indians sign free agent catcher Treanor; sat out all of 2013

{eot}
The Canadian Press
12/17/2013 10:15:12 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

CLEVELAND -- Free agent veteran catcher Matt Treanor has signed a minor league contract with the Indians.

Treanor has also received an invitation to training camp, and if he earns a spot on Cleveland's 25-man roster, he'll make $800,000. The 37-year-old Treanor did not play last season while recovering from left knee surgery. He last played for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012.

A career backup, Treanor has a .221 batting average with 18 homers and 129 RBIs in 468 games with the Marlins, Detroit, Texas, Kansas City and Los Angeles. He was drafted by the Royals in the fourth round in 1994.

He played in four games during the Rangers' 2010 post-season run, including Game 2 of the World Series against San Francisco.

The Indians have considered moving catcher Carlos Santana to third base, and Treanor could provide them with some depth.

Treanor is married to Misty May-Treanor, a three-time Olympic gold medallist in beach volleyball.

Matt Treanor (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story



The Boys of Summer

MLB Preview 2014

It's time for another season of Major League Baseball. Get primed for 2014 with previews for all 30 teams including Scott MacArthur's look at what to expect from the Toronto Blue Jays.


American League: East | Central | West
National League: East | Central | West
Toronto Blue Jays

Free Agency: American League | National League

Podcasts

TSN 690 - Melnick in the Afternoon - Orlando Cabrera - April 10th

Mitch, Rod and Gallo welcome former Montreal Expo shortstop and 2004 World Series Champion Orlando Cabrera to the show.

TSN: Blue Jays Report with Scott MacArthur: April 9 - Opening Edition

In the Opening Edition of the Podcast, Scott MacArthur, Richard Griffin (Toronto Star) and Gregor Chisholm (MLB.com) discuss Toronto Blue Jays.

TSN 1050: Macko & Cauz: April 8 - Gregor Chisholm

MLB.com Blue Jays Reporter Gregor Chisholm talks about the Jays season so far and the importance of their pitching.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television