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Addie Joss was very possibly the greatest player to ever throw a baseball in a Cleveland uniform. Like Bob Feller, he played his whole career in Cleveland, but he was only able to play half the seasons as his life was cut short by tubercular meningitis. Joss joined the team during just their second season in the American League and quickly established some team records that have never been broken. Although a century has passed since his death, no Indians pitcher has even come close ...
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Roberto Perez (Photo: IPI)Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez has the goods to play in the Major Leagues right now as a defender. But as it is with any player, it is his bat which will determine if he ever makes it to the big leagues.Perez, who turns 23-years old next week, hit just .225 with 2 HR, 30 RBI and .675 OPS in 94 games for High-A Kinston this past year. He played in...
Steven WrightAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday...
I’m a big time tribe fan who is just getting a little sick of Cleveland Indians management sitting there with their thumbs up their butts! Lots of free agents out there and Cleveland needing some right handed power. So here come the winter meetings annnndddd…NOTHING! Antonetti hinted at something unexpected to happen but the same nothing emerged. Man, quit lying to us!
Major League sources close to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports say the Cleveland Indians have had serious discussions with free-agent infielder Jose Lopez. The team is looking for a right-handed bat in a predominantly left-handed lineup.
Lopez, 28, is a lifetime /.263/.294/.398 hitter over eight Major League seasons.
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Asdrubal Cabrera and Chris Perez were honored by Cleveland's chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America for the 2011 season.
Giovanni SotoAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Both the Dominican Republic Winter League and the Venezuela Winter League...
The Cleveland chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America named Asdrubal Cabrera this year's recipient of the Bob Feller Man of the Year Award.
Tom Hamilton signs multiyear extension to remain the "Voice of the Indians.'
Derek Falvey promoted, David Stearns hired outside to fill baseball operations' job.
Indians sent Alomar -- coming off a brilliant 3-year run -- and 2 youngsters to the Mets for Matt Lawton, Alex Escobar, Billy Traber, Jerrod Riggan, and Earl Snyder. Alomar quickly faded, but it seemed he was at his peak when dealt.