While the Cleveland Indians did not lose or gain any players in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft, the team did select right-handed pitcher Delvi Francisco during the Triple-A phase on Thursday morning.
The San Diego Padres, desperate for a power bat to punch up the worst offense in the majors, have a deal in place to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz from the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers for catcher Yasmani Grandal and two pitchers, two people familiar with the trade said Thursday.
The 2014 All-Star has an impressive resume with 91 career HRs with 76 coming in the last 3 years.
Kevin Cash is the new manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Cleveland Indians are looking for ways to upgrade the American League’s seventh-best 2014 offense, and according to a report out of Oakland, the Tribe may be looking into one potential trade target.
As expected, the Cleveland Indians tendered contracts to all five of their arbitration eligible players, the club announced prior to the midnight non-tender deadline.
This Thanksgiving we are having some fun with our Sports Lists – we are giving you some reasons to be thankful for your sports teams in Cleveland.
After being designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, left-handed reliever Scott Barnes has been dealt to the Baltimore Orioles for cash.
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.
The 36-year-old Cash played for Tampa Northside in the 1989 Little League World Series and was a big league catcher for eight seasons with Toronto, Tampa Bay, Boston, the New York Yankees and Houston from 2002-10. He was a major league advance scout for Toronto in 2012 and Cleveland’s bullpen coach in 2013-14.