Ezequiel Carrera CF DET 7 Months

Tigers signed OF Ezequiel Carrera to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Carrera struggled mightily last year in the major leagues and wasn't much better at the Triple-A level, batting .248/.312/.346 in 105 games for the Indians' International League affiliate. He'll be depth for Detroit.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET May 07 '13

Indians sent OF Ezequiel Carrera outright to Triple-A Columbus.

Carrera cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. The 25-year-old will serve as outfield depth at the Triple-A level.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET May 05 '13

Indians designated OF Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

Carrera had just returned to the organization when he was claimed off waivers on Thursday. It's possible he'll pass through this time and be assigned to Triple-A Columbus.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET May 02 '13

Indians claimed OF Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Phillies.

Carrera, of course, spent the last two and a half seasons with the Tribe before they designated him for assignment at the end of spring training. The speedster will provide outfield depth.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Apr 30 '13

Phillies designated OF Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Delmon Young on the active roster. Carrera, who was claimed off waivers from the Indians, went 1-for-13 with two runs scored in 13 games with the Phillies. He could draw interest somewhere as a potential reserve outfielder.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Apr 02 '13

Phillies claimed OF Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Indians.

Rule 5 pick Ender Inciarte was designated for assignment in a corresponding roster move. Carrera owns an underwhelming .255/.306/.347 batting line over 384 plate appearances in the majors, but he has speed and is capable of playing all three outfield positions. He should be a useful bench player for Charlie Manuel.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Mar 25 '13

Indians designated OF Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

The move clears room on the 40-man roster for Jason Giambi. Carrera owns an underwhelming .255/.306/.347 batting line over 384 plate appearances in the majors, but he has speed and is capable of playing all three outfield positions. It's possible he'll draw interest on waivers.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Mar 25 '13

The Indians have told outfielder Ezequiel Carrera that he will not make the Opening Day roster.

Carrera is out of options, so the Indians will attempt to trade him. The 25-year-old owns an underwhelming .255/.306/.347 batting line over 384 plate appearances in the majors, but he has speed and is capable of playing all three outfield positions. He could latch on somewhere as a reserve outfielder.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Aug 03 '12

Indians recalled OF Ezequiel Carrera from Triple-A Columbus.

Carrera has spent all of this season in the minors, batting .294/.345/.419 with six homers and 26 steals for Columbus. He'll back up at all three outfield spots.

Ezequiel Carrera CF DET Mar 18 '12

Indians optioned OF Ezequiel Carrera, SS Juan Diaz and RHP Corey Kluber to Triple-A Columbus.

Of the three, Carrera probably had the best chance to crack the Opening Day roster, especially with Grady Sizemore's injury. But, he batted just .227/.292/.227 this spring to earn a trip to Triple-A to start the season.