Johnny Damon has deal with Indians

Outfielder Johnny Damon is expected to sign with the Indians, which would be his seventh team. This alone deserves recognition—rarely does a position player bounce around as much as Damon. But when you consider that all seven teams are in the same

MLB insider & writer for CBSSports.com Jon Heyman talks with Baskin & Phelps about the rumors of free agent Johnny Damon signing with the Cleveland Indians.

First they tried Josh Willingham. Then they tried to snag Carlos Beltran. They swung and missed on Carlos Pena. They ended up with Casey Kotchman, but that.

12:33pm: The Indians will sign Johnny Damon, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (all Twitter links). Damon confirmed to Jim Bowden of ESPN and MLB Network Radio that he has agreed to sign with the Indians (Twitter

Its a shame they don't have a left-handed compliment to him to platoon with in left field – Johnny Damon anyone? More on him later today if he becomes an Indian). I cannot fail to mention the Indians final failed opportunity in the eighth.