Red Sox reportedly sign Grady Sizemore

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According to a report by CBS Sports, the Red Sox signed Grady Sizemore, the former Cleveland Indians center fielder, who hasn’t played in the major leagues since 2011.

The report said the one-year deal was for $750,000 but is loaded with incentives up to $6 million.

Sizemore, 31, has battled a plethora of injury problems and has had several surgeries. He had been in negotiations with the Cincinnati Reds as well.

Sizemore played for Cleveland from 2004-11 and has a lifetime batting average of .269. His best season was 2006, when he hit .290 with 28 home runs, 53 doubles, and 76 RBIs.

Sizemore, a lefthanded hitter, made three All-Star teams and won two Gold Gloves.


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