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Cleveland Indians Sign Casey Kotchman

5:04 PM ET: Kotchman's deal is worth $3 million plus incentives, according to Paul Hoynes.

4:41 PM ET: The Cleveland Indians have signed Casey Kotchman, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.

Heyman adds that the Indians needed another bat, and Kotchman will be a good pickup, noting that last season was his best. For the same reason, Adam Bernacchio of MLBDD said suitors (most recently said to be the Orioles) should be wary because much of Kotchman's success last season was based on an inflated BABIP: