The Indians have reached a minor league deal with Scott Kazmir, according to Paul Hoynes of the Plain Dealer (on Twitter). Cleveland is taking a low-risk chance on the left-hander following his strong performance in Puerto Rico this winter.
The left-hander displayed great stuff during his time in PR, throwing a 90-94 mph fastball. The 28-year-old missed the 2012 major league season but did spend some time with the independent Sugar Land Skeeters, the same club made nationally famous by their signing of Roger Clemens.
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