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Cleveland Guardians trade Harold Ramirez, J.C. Mejia

Sep 1, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder Harold Ramirez (10) bats against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 1, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder Harold Ramirez (10) bats against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Guardians made two trades on Monday, sending outfielder Harold Ramirez to the Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher J.C Mejia to Milwaukee.

In both deals, the Guardians will either get a player to be named later or cash considerations.

The club also signed catcher Sandy Leon to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Ramirez, 27, hit .268/.305/.398 with seven home runs and 41 RBIs in 99 games this past season. The Cubs will be his third team in four big-league seasons.

Mejia, 25, went 1-7 with an 8.25 ERA in 17 appearances (11 starts) in 2021. He struck out 47 in 52 1/3 innings in his rookie season.

Leon, 32, hit .183 in 83 games last season for the Miami Marlins. He’s a career .212 hitter with four different teams. He won a World Series with Boston in 2018.

–Field Level Media