Deal includes club option for 2018 season.
Outfielder, out of majors since 2011, gets chance to revive career with Indians.
The 90th mid-summer classic will be the sixth in Cleveland, the first since 1997.
Team to hold news conference Friday to formally announce event.
Will supply depth for reigning American League champs.
Outfielder was acquired from Tampa Bay on Aug. 1
Former Cleveland executive O'Brien dies at 87
CLEVELAND — The Indians got it right with four pitchers on Friday. Cleveland reached agreement on 2017 contracts with closer Cody Allen, starter Danny Salazar and relievers Bryan Shaw and Zach McAllister, four right-handers who were eligible for
Club avoids arbitration with reliever with $1.825 million deal.
After signing Encarnacion, team has to fill in gaps with what they have.