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CLEVELAND -- Yan Gomes didnt need long to prove to the Indians he was worth keeping around for a while. Following a breakout season in 2013, the catcher has agreed to terms with Cleveland on a multiyear contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday. Gomes batted .294 with 11 homers and 38 RBIs in 88 games last season, his first with the Indians. He must pass a physical for the deal to be finalized, the person said on condition of anonymity because there are still details to be worked out. FOXSports.com first reported the $23 million, six-year deal, which includes two club options. Gomes is not expected to sign the contract until the Indians return home following their season-opening series in Oakland. The 26-year-old Gomes -- the first Brazilian-born player in the majors -- began last season at Triple-A Columbus, but after being brought up in April he stayed the rest of the year and was a major contributor as the Indians made the playoffs for the first time since 2007. In addition to providing power to Clevelands lineup, Gomes was a defensive dynamo behind the plate. He threw out 38 per cent (18 of 47) of potential base stealers and did a nice job handling the pitching staff. The Indians went 49-30 when Gomes started, and his emergence prompted the club to move Carlos Santana to third base this spring. Santana is expected to back up Gomes, play some third and also DH. During Clevelands late-season playoff push, Gomes batted .309 in September. He hit .296 overall with runners in scoring position. The move was a bit surprising because the club has been focused this spring on securing a long-term deal with No. 1 starter Justin Masterson. Talks with the right-hander were recently put on hold, and the Indians have also had discussions with All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis on a long-term deal. At the beginning of camp, the team signed outfielder Michael Brantley to a four-year, $25 million contract. The Indians acquired Gomes and infielder Mike Aviles before last season in a trade with Toronto for right-hander Esmil Rogers. Timo Werner Germany Jersey . The NFL announced Friday that the Texans sixth-year veteran offensive lineman will replace Philadelphia Eagles tackle Jason Peters in the Jan. Julian Brandt Germany Jersey . Lowry and the Raptors officially announced a four-year US$48 million dollar deal Thursday. The deal was reported last week but couldnt be made official until Thursday, when the moratorium on signings was lifted. "They were real factors. I did my homework. http://www.germanyfcsoccershop.com/c-19 ... ersey.aspx. 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Haden signed a five-year, $68 million extension with Cleveland on Monday, the total value of the contract surpassing cornerback Richard Shermans four-year, $57 million agreement last week with the Seattle Seahawks. Hadens contract runs through the 2019 season and includes $45 million guaranteed, agent Drew Rosenhaus told The Associated Press. The package also contains a $14 million signing bonus. One of the AFCs top defensive backs and one of Clevelands most popular athletes, Haden made his first Pro Bowl last season, his fourth with the team. The Browns selected him with the No. 7 overall pick in 2010. "Joes a good, young player whos made a commitment to our organization, and hes somebody with whom we want to move forward in order to advance our football team," general manager Ray Farmer said in a statement. "Hes a great person. Hes the right guy to both build with and build around as we attempt to become an elite football team. "When we talk about identifying talent, building through the draft, developing solid players and retaining them, Joe Hadens at the top of the list." Haden posted a photo on Twitter of him signing his new contract. Signing Haden to a long-term deal was a priority for Cleveland this off-season. During the draft, the team selected Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert early in the first round to play opposite Haden. Last season, Haden had four interceptions, recorded 60 tackles and was credited with 21 passes defenced. He had his first career multiple-interception game and scored his first touchdown, returning an interception 29 yarrds at Cincinnati on Nov.dddddddddddd. 17. According to STATS, Hadens 21 passes defenced in 2013 tied for third in the NFL and his 67 since joining the Browns four years ago are second in the league during that span. Haden averages 1.19 passes defenced per game, the second-highest average among players with 50-plus PBUs since at least 1994. For the most part, Haden has been an exemplary player and citizen since joining the Browns. His only major misstep was the four-game suspension he received in 2012 for violating the leagues substance abuse policy after he tested positive for the stimulant Adderall. First-year Browns coach Mike Pettine is thrilled to have Haden for several years. "Its important for us to extend our core players and continue to grow with guys that represent everything we want this team to be: tough, hard-working and passionate," Pettine said. "Joe obviously loves his teammates, and he loves this city. I know he wants to keep growing and improving as a player. Thats what we need, and thats what we want." With Hadens contract situation resolved, the Browns are expected to focus on getting Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron signed to a long-term deal. Cameron had a breakout season in 2013, making 80 catches for 917 yards and seven TDs. Cameron is in the final season of his contract and has reportedly turned down two offers from the Browns. At Clevelands recent voluntary minicamp, Cameron said hes blocking out any discussion about negotiations to improve. "Ive got a lot of stuff to work on," he said. "Im not anywhere near where I can be. I still have a lot to prove to myself, and Im willing to work." China Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys Wholesale NFL Camo Jerseys Wholesale NFL Gear Cheap Jerseys Online Disocunt Football Jerseys Cheap NFL Black Jerseys ' ' '
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