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(CLEVELAND) - The Cleveland Indians have signed Brandon Guyer to a two-year contract with a club option for the 2019 season.
Guyer, who turns 31 on January 28, spent the last two months of the 2016 season with the Indians, batting .333 (27-81) with 5 doubles, 2 home runs and 14 RBI in 38 games at the corner outfield positions (.438/.469/.907) after being acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays on August 1.
The Herndon, VA native and University of Virginia alum began his professional career in the Chicago Cubs organization in 2007 before being traded to Tampa Bay prior to the 2011 campaign. He appeared in 306 games across five seasons with the Rays (2011-16) prior to his August 1 acquisition by Cleveland.