CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – The Cleveland Indians have sent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Washington Nationals for Minor League infielder Zach Walters.
Cabrera, a free agent at the end of the season, was hitting .246 with nine homers and 40 RBI in 97 games for Cleveland this season.
Meanwhile, Walters is a switch-hitting infielder, who recently started playing second base. The 24-year-old came up as a shortstop but has also spent time at third.
He was slashing .205/.279/.462 with three home runs in 39 Major League at bats with the Nationals in 2014, but posted a .965 OPS at the Triple-A level this season with 15 homers and 48 RBI.