The Indianapolis Express announced their signing of shortstop, Ben Richardson, for a one-year $5 million dollar deal. Richardson, who had a down year, played for Minnesota and hit 16 HRs, 71 RBIs, and a .238 batting average. Before that, Richardson has played three seasons with Indianapolis and saw a great deal of success hitting 80 HRs, 256 RBIs, and a .281 average over his tenure with Indianapolis.
“I love the area, fans, and ballpark,” exclaimed Richardson, after signing his new contract.
Ben Richardson turned down multiple deals, including a similar deal from Pittsburgh of $5 million, one-year.