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Outfielder Rajai Davis guaranteed $5.25 million by Indians

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 6, 2016 at 11:50 a.m.



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CLEVELAND (AP) — Rajai Davis is guaranteed $5.25 million as part of his contract with the Cleveland Indians and can earn an additional $1,225,000 in performance bonuses.

As part of the deal announced Dec. 17, Davis can made $175,000 apiece for 400 plate appearances and each additional 25 through 550.

The 35-year-old spent the past two seasons with Detroit. He hit .258 with 11 triples, eight homers and 30 RBIs in 112 games last season, playing 46 games in center field, 39 in left and 10 games in right. Davis had 18 steals, including three against the Indians on April 25.

Davis has a .269 career average since debuting with Pittsburgh in 2006. He has 322 career steals.

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