​The ​Cleveland Indians have brought in a veteran infielder to help provide some needed cover while Jason Kipnis is sidelined. 

The team has signed Brad Miller to an MLB contract in hopes that he can ease the blow presented by Kipnis' strained calf.

Miller will be expected to take on second base duties, at least until Kipnis is re-evaluated in 7-10​​ days. In order to accommodate the acquisition, the Tribe placed pitcher Danny Salazar on the 60-day injured list. It's the second straight year that ​Salazar will start the season on the IL

The 29-year-old had initially put pen to paper on a minor league deal with the ​Los Angeles Dodgers back in February. He backed out of the deal in order to explore the open market, and it seems his gamble paid off, as he's now landed a big league deal with an AL Central power. 

In 2018, Miller played for both the Brewers and Dodgers. He appeared in 75 total games and slashed .248/.311/.409 while hitting seven homers and logging 29 RBI. 

The six-year veteran entered the league in 2013 with the Seattle Mariners. He is now set to join his fifth MLB team