Indians sign former Michigan catcher as undrafted free agent

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Joe Donovan was an All-Big Ten Third Team selection as a sophomore

Michigan catcher Joe Donovan (0) during an NCAA baseball game against Vanderbilt on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Cleveland Indians have signed former Michigan catcher Joe Donovan to an undrafted free agent deal.

Donovan was an All-Big Ten Third Team selection as a sophomore. He played in 14 games for the Wolverines prior to the pandemic this season, batting .196. He also threw out 46% of baserunners attempting to steal.

The team has also inked Fresno State left-handed pitcher Jamie Arias. The junior posted a combined collegiate record of 8-5 with a 3.56 ERA. He earned All-Mountain West honors as a sophomore.

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