Friday, January 02, 2009
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Indians acquire INF Mark DeRosa

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[January 02, 2009]  CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have acquired versatile infielder Mark DeRosa in a trade with the Chicago Cubs.

CivicThe Indians sent minor league pitchers Jeff Stevens, Chris Archer and John Caub to Chicago on Wednesday for DeRosa.

The 33-year-old DeRosa may slide into Cleveland's opening at third base. He hit a career-high 21 homers and drove in 87 runs last season while playing six different positions for the NL Central champions.

[Associated Press; By TOM WITHERS]

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