Cleveland acquires outfielder Laureano from Oakland

The trade market is closed, but the signings continue.

Local media, including, reported on Aug. 8 that the Cleveland Indians have acquired outfielder Ramon Laureano, 29. The team made the announcement shortly thereafter.

Lauriano was recently claimed off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. The Guardians will acquire him via waiver claim.

As a waiver claim, they will be responsible for all of his remaining salary. He was making $3.55 million this season. However, they can exercise their option through 2025.

In six seasons in the majors, Laureano has played in 471 games, batting .246 with a .318 on-base percentage and .433 slugging percentage.

This season, he’s batting .213 with a .280 on-base percentage, .364 slugging percentage, six home runs and 21 RBIs in 64 games. For the second year in a row, his production was below expectations, with an OPS in the 6s.온라인카지노

His defensive prowess was recognized. He has a major league-leading +17 Defensive Runs Saved (DRS).

In the past, he has gained some notoriety for catching fly balls in the outfield and throwing them to first base for a double play.

This season, he has a 1.1 bWAR (wins above replacement per Baseball Reference), tied for fourth in Oakland.

Meanwhile, the Giants designated right-hander Chris Valimont for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster.

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