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World Series - Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians - Game One

Source: Jamie Squire / Getty

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

The Cleveland Indians have signed Edwin Encarnacion, according to a report.

Jon Heyman, an Insider at MLB Network, reports a three-year deal (with an option) worth approximately $20 million a year.

Encarnacion was a first baseman/designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays this past season.According to baseballreference.com, Encarnacion hit 42 home runs and 127 RBIs in 2016.

After signing an elite pitcher in Chris Sale from the White Sox this off season, the Boston Red Sox appear to be heavyweights in the American League this upcoming season. Boston already had the AL’s most potent offense in 2016, and did well to strengthen its pitching staff.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News

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