Indians Protect 5 More Players From Upcoming Rule 5 Draft, Sell C.C. Lee's ContractWith Friday's deadline for protecting Rule 5 players inching closer, the Cleveland Indians have added five Minor Leaguers to the 40-man roster and sold another's contract to a Japanese team.
Indians Announce Several Promotions In Baseball Ops, Scouting DepartmentsWith the MLB off-season just underway, the Cleveland Indians have made some changes within their Baseball Operations and Scouting departments, which they announced on Friday afternoon.
Indians' Jose Ramirez Diagnosed With Ankle Sprain After Scary Collision In Winter BallThings could have been a lot worse for Jose Ramirez.
MLB Rumors: Indians Have Preliminary Trade Talks With At Least 3 Teams According To ReportWith free agency an unlikely route for the Cleveland Indians to drastically improve this winter, trade discussions will be absolutely critical for Chris Antonetti. The Tribe's controllable and affordable pitching makes them an appetizing trade partner for a number of clubs, and according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, a number of teams have already reached out to Cleveland about a swap from a starter.
Free Agents The Indians Should Target To Upgrade Their Offense This WinterThe Cleveland Indians, once again, have very limited financial flexibility in the off-season, making them a club who does not figure to be big players in the free-agent market this winter. While that likely crosses a number of top-tier players off the list, the mid-level and below still presents some options to upgrade parts of the Tribe's roster, necessary to avoid another mediocre finish in the AL Central.
Indians' Francisco Lindor Finishes Second In AL Rookie Of The Year Voting It didn't matter how many times Francisco Lindor was asked about potentially winning American League Rookie of the Year, he made it impeccably clear from day one: He isn't here to win awards. He wants to win games. While taking home the honor may never have been his ultimate goal, he impressed many in his first taste of big league action. And for his efforts, he impressed enough voters to finish as the runner-up for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, finishing behind Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros.
Francisco Lindor Says "I'm Excited, I'm Blessed, I've Got A Lot of Expectations of Myself; Francona Believed In Me"Francisco Lindor talks about his candidacy for the A.L. Rookie of the Year, his impressive numbers both at the plate and in the field, the energy and passion he brings to the game, the expectations he has for himself, the chemistry he developed with Jason Kipnis and looking ahead to the 2016 season...
Indians' Michael Martinez Elects For Free AgencyMichael Martinez is now a free agent.
New York To Daily Fantasy Sports: Stop Taking Bets HereNew York's attorney general has told the daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in the state, saying their operations amount to illegal gambling.
Indians Activate LHPs TJ House & Nick Hagadone From DL, Re-Sign RHP Joe Colon To Minor League DealWith the MLB off-season just getting underway, the Cleveland Indians made a few moves on Saturday to kick things off. The Tribe activated left-handed pitchers TJ House and Nick Hagadone from the 60-day disabled list and announced the re-signing of right-handed pitcher Joe Colon to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training camp.
How Does Extension Of Qualifying Offer To Colby Rasmus By Houston Impact Any Chance Of Indians Pursuing Him?If the Cleveland Indians truly had any interest in outfielder Colby Rasmus, the left-handed hitter's price tag just got a little steeper.
Harvey, Fielder Earn Comeback Player Of The Year AwardsMets pitcher Matt Harvey has won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award and Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder has earned the AL honor.