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The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Cost-Cutting is Painful But Necessary
The Cleveland Indians have been overhauling the roster so far this offseason. And, while some moves were anticipated with a bevy of players becoming free agents, other moves have surprised and puzzled fans.
MLB trade rumors: Why Yankees could miss on Indians' Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has been working hard during the offseason to upgrade his starting rotation for 2019. He traded with the Seattle Mariners for left-hander James Paxton and re-signed southpaw J.A. Happ.
Indians send 1B Alonso to White Sox for outfielder Alex Call
CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about Yonder Alonso’s trade to the Chicago White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alonso is married to the sister of star slugger Manny Machado. Machado is married to Alonso’s sister.
Cleveland Indians: What Carlos Santana’s return means going forward
Carlos Santana is coming home to the Cleveland Indians after a three-team trade. Does his return provide a glimpse into the rest of the offseason plans?. At long last, the Cleveland Indians have done something of note at the 2018 Winter Meetings. Despite the maelstrom of rumors surrounding the poten
MLB Trade Rumors: Top Buzz on Dodgers, Mets, Indians and More
Trade rumors continue to swirl as the MLB offseason unfolds. The status of Miami Marlins standout J.T. Realmuto is still the biggest story, and the New York Mets' recent signing of Wilson Ramos has had an impact on his market.
Michael Brantley reaches deal with Houston Astros: Report
A marquee Cleveland Indians free agent has found his new home. Michael Brantley reached an agreement Monday night on a two-year deal with the Houston Astros, according to report from Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network and the Athletic.
Michael Brantley heading to Houston Astros: reports
CLEVELAND — It looks like Michael Brantley could be heading to Houston. Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan and MLB on FOX reporter Ken Rosenthal both say the Indians outfielder is heading to the Astros.
Extra Innings podcast: Wrapping up the Mariners’ activity at the winter meetings
The Major League Baseball winter meetings recently concluded in Las Vegas. Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone break down the one trade the Mariners made during the four days at the Mandalay Bay — sending first baseman/DH Carlos Santana back to the Indians in exchange for first b
MLB Blockbuster Trade Suitors' Odds on Corey Kluber, Noah Syndergaard and More
As we roll toward Christmas and the dawn of 2019, multiple high-end MLB free agents remain on the market. That includes franchise-altering talents such as Bryce Harper and Manny Machado.
Michael Brantley Secures $32 million Bag From Astros
Michael Brantley's injuries haven't stopped one of MLB's supreme Black Knights from being recognized and paid as an elite baller. Michael Brantley has a resiliency deserving of the two-year $32-million free agent deal he signed with the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros.
Here is when fans can buy tickets to spring training games in Arizona
PHOENIX — Spring training is right around the corner, which means fans across the Valley are likely marking their calendars when tickets go on sale. The 15 Major League Baseball teams that make up the Cactus League will kick off spring training in mid-February and will continue to play through March
Here’s how trading Edwin Encarnacion sets up the Cleveland Indians’ next big move (podcast)
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Indians have already made one major trade this offseason and nobody thinks Tribe executives are finished. Edwin Encarnacion was shipped to Seattle on Thursday and Yandy Diaz sent to Tampa Bay in the first of what is almost certain to be multiple big trades aimed at st
Indians complete trade with Nats, get minor league infielder
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have acquired infielder Andruw Monasterio from Washington to complete the trade that sent All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals. Cleveland dealt Gomes last month for a package that included right-hander Jefry Rodriguez, outfielder Daniel Johnston and a player to be
Investigating the Top 5 Indians Seasons Ever
I find little joy in contemplating what prospects the Indians can acquire in trades, and since the team has gone quiet on the rumor front after trading Edwin Encarnacion & Yonder Alonso (for the best, in my opinion): I figured I would spend some time researching Tribe history. The Hall of Fame seaso
What does the Cleveland Indians' three-team trade with Seattle and Tampa Bay mean for the rest of the winter?
LAS VEGAS -- Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto completed the deal from his hospital bed. Indians executives Chris Antonetti and Mike Chernoff signed off while boarding an early morning flight from Las Vegas to Cleveland on Thursday. Chaim Bloom, vice president of baseball operations for the Rays, was the only
Cleveland Indians: Does the Carlos Santana deal set up more trades to come? -- Terry Pluto
1. The Edwin Encarnacion/Carlos Santana deal with Seattle was driven a lot by money. The Indians don’t believe Santana will deliver the same power numbers as Encarnacion, who has hit at least 32 HR in each of the last seven years. His lowest RBI total in that span was 98.
Cleveland Indians: No need to trade a starting pitcher right away
The Cleveland Indians were rumored to be shopping two top starting pitchers. However, recent trades mean the team can keep both for the 2019 season. Cleveland Indians fans sat and waited last week as the MLB Winter Meetings took place in Las Vegas.
Indians leave Meetings with payroll flexibility
LAS VEGAS -- The Indians came to Las Vegas and successfully executed the same plan that many commoners share, but fail to execute, upon arrival to Sin City: obtain more money. Thursday morning, Cleveland completed a three-team trade that sent Edwin Encarnacion to Seattle for former Indians slugger C
Clock ticking on Cleveland Indians as Michael Brantley signs with Astros
as Michael Brantley signs with the Houston Astros, the Cleveland Indians are left worse off as major outfield needs continue to plague the Tribe. The Cleveland Indians are officially much worse than they were last season, as Michael Brantley reportedly signed a two-year $32 million with the Houston
Manager Terry Francona recognizes Cleveland Indians’ balancing act, but says: “We’re not going backward”
LAS VEGAS – Manager Terry Francona says the Indians aren’t going anywhere. Whatever you want to call what they’re doing this winter, he says the goal is the same – to win the AL Central and get to October.