|Feb. 8 12:01 PM PT1:01 PM MT2:01 PM CT3:01 PM ET15:01 ET20:01 GMT4:01 1:01 PM MST3:01 PM EST3:31 PM VEN0:01 UAE (+1)2:01 PM CT-Stammen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to big league spring training. The right-hander became a free agent in December when the Nationals didn't offer him a 2016 contract. Cleveland announced his agreement Monday.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Stammen was 26-24 with a 3.91 ERA in 38 starts and 191 relief appearances for the Washington Nationals during the past seven seasons. He pitched four scoreless innings in five games last year before season-ending surgery April 19 to repair torn flexor tendons.