Cleveland Indians sign Shane Robinson, Adam Moore to minor-league deals with invitations to Spring Training

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 24: Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox hits an RBI single against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of the game on June 24, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the White Sox 6-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 24: Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox hits an RBI single against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of the game on June 24, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the White Sox 6-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Indians signed free agent OF SHANE ROBINSON and C ADAM MOORE to Minor League contracts with non-roster invitations to Major League camp.

Robinson, 31, spent his first full season in the Major Leagues with the Minnesota Twins in 2015, batting .250 (45-180) with 7 doubles, 3 triples and 16 RBI in 83 games. He collected single-season career-highs in hits, runs (28) and triples and appeared in 55 games in left field, 15 games in center field and 12 games in right. He began his professional career with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 after his fifth round selection in the June draft out of Florida State.  He appeared in 268 regular season games and 18 postseason contests with the Cardinals from 2009-14 before signing with the Twins last December.

Moore, 31, begins his second stint in the Indians organization after spending the entire 2015 season at Triple-A Columbus, batting .282 (93-330) with 20 doubles, 6 home runs and 44 RBI in 92 games for the International League champs.  The Royse City, TX native batted .421 (16-38) in the Triple-A playoffs with 2 2B, 3 HR & 10 RBI in 10 games and over his last 44 regular season games at Triple-A he batted .323 (53-164).  He appeared in one game for the Indians (Sept. 30) after his September 23 promotion from Columbus.

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