Found December 16, 2011 on
Chicago Sun Times:
CLEVELAND — The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season. Both deals include non-roster invitations to spring training. Lopez, a versatile former All-Star for Seattle, split last season with Colorado and Florida. The 28-year-old has a career .263 average in 955 games with the Mariners, Rockies and Marlins, who signed him last June. He spent time at Triple-A New Orleans before playing the final 32 games with the Marlins, batting .273 with six homers and 13 RBIs. The 26-year-old Pie has played with Baltimore and the Chicago Cubs. …
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The Tribe made some moves on Friday. No, not for the elusive Right Handed Bat but for Pie.
Specifically, outfielder Felix Pie (also Jose Lopez and Aaron Cunningham).
From Paul Hoynes:
Antonetti on Friday signed infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor-league deals with spring-training invitations. Then he traded Class AA closer Cory Burns to San Diego for...
Felix Pie will earn $700,000 with a chance to make another $300,000 in incentives if he makes the Indians big-league club. Pie and Lopez receive spring training invitations.
The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season.
Cleveland announced on Friday that it had signed Felix Pie and Jose Lopez to Minor League deals. Both players will attend Spring Training with the Indians as non-roster invitees.
Asdrubal Cabrera and Chris Perez were honored by Cleveland's chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America for the 2011 season.
Derek Falvey promoted, David Stearns hired outside to fill baseball operations' job.
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.'
Even a Cleveland Indians fan doesn’t believe Asdrubal Cabrera is the best fielder in baseball:
I’m not saying Cabrera’s that bad of a fielder. You shouldn’t take his -19.1 FRAA at face value, and even his -11.8 UZR should be taken with a grain of salt. But even if you don’t put any stock in any of the five most popular sabermetric defensive stats—all of which put Cabrera...