Indians sign Andy LaRoche to minor league deal

The Cleveland Indians have signed infielder roster invitation to major league spring training.

LaRoche, 28, spent last season with Oakland. He hit .247 with a .320 on-base percentage and five RBI in 40 games, and was outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento in June.

In 403 games over five seasons with the Dodgers, Pirates and A's, LaRoche has hit .226 with 22 homers and 113 RBI.