The Cleveland Indians have reached terms on an agreement with infielder Asdrubal Cabrera to avoid arbitration, the team has announced. According to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com, the deal is worth $4.55 million.
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Cabrera was named to his first All-Star team last year after hitting .273/.332/.460 with 25 home runs and 92 RBI for the Indians. The 25-year-old also won the Silver Slugger for shortstop and finished in the top-20 in Most Valuable Player voting in the American League.
Over the course of his five-year career, Cabrera has averaged .281/.343/.414 with 13 home runs and 78 RBI per 162 games played.