Monday, February 4, 2013
Hermida's role in Cleveland
By Doug Mittler
Jeremy Hermida, a one-time top prospect for the Marlins, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians, according to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick.
Hermida spent most of last season in the minors, but did get 29 at-bats for the Padres and hit .250. The Indians would be the sixth team for the 29-year-old if he is able to win a job.
Hermida will compete for a backup outfield spot and could be a candidate for at-bats as a designated hitter. Travis Hafner, the primary DH, signed with the Yankees last week.