The Cleveland Indians have sent Francisco Mejia to San Diego in a trade for Brad Hand and Adam Cimber from the Padres.
Hand, an All-Star reliever, signed a three-year extension earlier this year for $3.5 million for 2018, $6.5 million for 2019 and $7 million for 2020.
Excited to join Cleveland! Can’t wait to get the second half started and meet all the boys! #RallyTogether
— Brad Hand (@bhand22) July 19, 2018
The deal also has a $10 million club option for 2021, according to MLB.com.
We’ve acquired All-Star LHP Brad Hand and RHP Adam Cimber from the Padres for C/OF Francisco Mejia.
Hand is a 2x All-Star with 46 saves and a 2.66 ERA with San Diego in 3 seasons.
— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 19, 2018