The Indians and Martinez agreed to a minor-league contract Saturday, Robert Murray of reports. The contract includes an invitation to major-league spring training.

Martinez has inked the same deal with the Tribe for each of the last three seasons, ultimately earning his way onto the 40-man roster at some point each year. The 35-year-old offers little upside at the plate, but his ability to hit from both sides of the plate and play multiple infield and outfield spots could make him a valuable reserve option for the Indians later in 2018 once injuries hit the roster.

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