Indians Re-Sign Of Grady Sizemore

CLEVELAND, OH  –  The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has re-signed free agent OF GRADY SIZEMORE to a one-year Major League contract for the 2012 Championship Season.

Sizemore, 29, is a three-time American League All-Star (2006-08) and is the only player in the 111-year history of the Indians to amass 200 career doubles, 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases. He owns an 8-year career Major League batting average of .269 (948-3527) with 216 doubles, 43 triples, 139 home runs and 458 RBI in 892 games over 8 seasons since debuting with Cleveland in 2004.  He is just 52 hits shy of 1,000 for his career and in 2008 became just the second player in franchise history to amass 30 home runs and 30 steals in a single season. His 53 doubles during the 2006 season are the 3rd highest single-season total in club history.

Sizemore collected 32 extra base hits in 71 games in 2011 for Cleveland and went on to record an OPS of .706 with 21 doubles, 1 triple, 10 home runs and 32 RBI (34RS).  In April he hit .378 (17-45) with 8 2B, 4HR & 9RBI in 11 games.

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2004

CLE

43

138

15

34

56

6

2

4

24

14

0

34

2

0

.246

.333

.406

.739

114

 

 

 

 

2005

CLE

158

640

111

185

310

37

11

22

81

52

1

132

22

10

.289

.348

.484

.832

114

 

 

 

 

2006

CLE

162

655

134

190

349

53

11

28

76

78

8

153

22

6

.290

.375

.533

.907

114

 

 

 

 

2007

CLE

162

628

118

174

290

34

5

24

78

101

9

155

33

10

.277

.390

.462

.852

114

 

 

 

 

2008

CLE

157

634

101

170

318

39

5

33

90

98

14

130

38

5

.268

.374

.502

.876

114

 

 

 

 

2009

CLE

106

436

73

108

194

20

6

18

64

60

1

92

13

8

.248

.343

.445

.788

114

 

 

 

 

2010

CLE

33

128

15

27

37

6

2

0

13

9

0

35

4

2

.211

.271

.289

.560

114

 

 

 

 

2011

CLE

71

268

34

60

113

21

1

10

32

18

1

85

0

2

.224

.285

.422

.706

114

 

 

 

 

CAREER

 

892

3527

601

948

1667

216

43

139

458

430

34

816

134

43

.269

.357

.473

.830