CLEVELAND– Pitcher Cody Allen will stay in Cleveland through 2017.
The Indians announced on Friday they avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year deal with the closer. Allen had a 2.51 ERA in 67 games for the 2016 season.
Also on Friday, the team reached a one-year, $1.8 million agreement with right-hander Zach McAllister. On Thursday, the Indians made deals with starter Trevor Bauer and reliever Dan Otero.
Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Goodyear, Ariz. in 30 days.