MLB Note - Seattle Mariners Alonso, Yonder

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:07 AM 1B Yonder Alonso and the Indians agreed to a two-year, $16 million contract, multiple outlets reported. The deal, pending a physical, also includes an $8 million vesting option for 2020.

Alonso will take over at first base in Cleveland for Carlos Santana, who finalized a three-year, $60 million agreement with the Phillies on Tuesday.

Alonso, 30, batted .266 with a career-high 28 homers and 67 RBIs in 142 games split between the Athletics and Mariners last season. He also scored 72 times and had an OPS of .866 en route to being named an All-Star for the first time in his career.

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