|Sep. 1 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET15:21 ET19:21 GMT3:21 CST12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST2:51 PM VEN23:21 UAE2:21 PM CT-The Cleveland Indians have added five players to their roster, including 33-year-old catcher Kelly Shoppach.
Analysis: Cleveland signed Shoppach to a minor league deal on Friday and assigned him to Columbus. He was released in June by the Seattle Mariners after hitting .196 with three homers and nine RBIs in 35 games.
|June 14 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 CST5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT-Seattle designated Shoppach for assignment Friday.
Analysis: Shoppach, 33, was batting only .196 in 35 games with the Mariners.
|Apr. 11 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET18:47 ET22:47 GMT6:47 CST3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST6:17 PM VEN2:47 UAE (+1)5:47 PM CT-Shoppach went 3 for 3 with a homer and two RBIs in an 8-3 win over Seattle on Wednesday.
Analysis: Shoppach has gone 5 for 9 in his three games.
|Feb. 7 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 CST3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-The Seattle Mariners have finalized a one-year deal with Shoppach, providing a needed backup to expected starting catcher Jesus Montero.
Analysis: Shoppach played for Boston and the New York Mets last season, appearing in 76 games. The 32-year-old also has a relationship with Seattle manager Eric Wedge, having played for him in Cleveland for parts of four seasons from 2006-09. Montero and Shoppach are the only two catchers on Seattle's 40-man roster.