Indians Sign Saul Rivera

The Indians signed reliever Saul Rivera to a minor league deal, reports's Anthony Castrovince.  Rivera was released by the Nationals on December 7th to free up a spot for Brian Bruney.

The 32-year-old Rivera posted a 6.10 ERA, 4.9 K/9, and 3.3 BB/9 in 38.3 big league innings this year.  He tossed another 45.6 innings at Triple A.  He was fairly useful in the three previous seasons.

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