Indians invite Chris Colabello to Major League camp
The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2016 Spring Training roster:
Signed free agent 1B/OF Chris Colabello to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp.
Colabello, 33, owns a career Major League average of .257 (187-727) with 35 doubles, 28 home runs and 111 RBI in 225 Major League games since debuting with the Minnesota Twins in 2013. His best season came in 2015 with the Toronto Blue Jays, hitting .321 (107-333) with 19 2B, 15 HR and 54 RBI in 101 games and was Toronto's starting first baseman in 10 of their 11 Postseason games. His 2016 campaign was spent in the Blue Jays organization around an 80-game suspension starting in April for violating MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.