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After a two-week separation, Russ Canzler is back with the Cleveland Indians. The infielder/outfielder was claimed off waivers by the Indians from the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. He appeared in 26 games for Cleveland in 2012, then was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays on Dec. 21 after the Indians designated him for assignment to open a roster spot for newly signed infield Mark Reynolds. Canzler figures to battle for a reserve role in spring training. The Indians opened a spot for Canzler's return by designating right-hander Jeanmar Gomez for assignment. The team has 10 days to trade or release Gomez. Canzler, 26, hit .269 with three homers and 11 RBI in 97 at-bats for Cleveland last year. He also played 130 games for Triple-A Columbus, batting .265 with a .328 on-base percentage, a .487 slugging percentage, 22 homers and 79 RBI. In 2011, Canzler went 1-for-3 in three big-league games for the Tampa Bay Rays. Gomez, 24, served as a starting pitcher for the India...
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The Indians made a small transaction on Wednesday bringing back first baseman/outfielder Russ Canzler and in turn designated right-handed pitcher Jeanmar Gomez for assignment. The Blue Jays had claimed Canzler off waivers from the Indians almost two weeks ago, but the Indians returned the favor as they reclaimed him today.
The Indians got some much-needed depth in their starting rotation. Whether the name is Roberto Hernandez, Fausto Carmona or Brett Myers, that depth doesn’t come cheap.
Myers indians deal worth $7M
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 2, 2013
Myers will be a starter for #Indians. they are much improved #obvs
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 2, 2013
Heyman thinks that it...
With Tuesday's signing of Brett Myers, the Cleveland Indians continued to address the team's needs. The Myers move is just the latest in what has been a very busy offseason for the Tribe. The team's needs have not differed much this offseason when compared to last offseason, yet the Indians have approached the needs in an entirely differently way this year. The IBI'...
On Thursday the Indians officially announced that they have signed free agent outfielder Nick Swisher to a four year $56 million deal with a vesting club option for 2017. To make room on the roster they designated outfielder Thomas Neal for assignment.
Take Brett Myers' name off the board. The righty pitcher has signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians. He will likely be added to the team's starting rotation despite working out of the bullpen for the last three seasons. He has plenty of experience as a starter.
According to Tom Withers of the Associated Press (via Yahoo! Sports), Myers signed a one-year...
Brett Myers is on the Indians now
On a one-year contract, with a second-year club option. The whole deal is said to be worth $7 million, and Myers will go back to starting after spending all of 2012 in the bullpen. In two bullpens, as it were. Myers has done this before, as he was basically a full-time reliever in 2007, and then a starter between 2008-2011. If the Indians...
While the Cleveland Indians announced an agreement with
right-hander Brett Myers yesterday, they have also recently been talking with free
agent starter Shaun Marcum, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
#Indians have had dialogue with free agent starter Shaun Marcum, source says. But now they have signed Brett Myers, per @jonheymancbs.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi...
Twitter is abuzz with rumors that the Indians have signed pitcher Brett Myers. The Indians have yet to confirm the signing which is likely pending a physical if it has actually occurred. Matt Loede from 92.3 the Fan in Cleveland was the first to post it.
If it is true, Brett Meyers gives the Indians a 32-year-old pitcher with starting experience who most recently came out of the...
The Cleveland Indians ended 2012 with a flurry of moves that culminated with the signing of outfielder Nick Swisher. It looks like 2013 is beginning in much the same way, as the Tribe signed right-handed pitcher Brett Myers to a one year deal, with a club option for a second year.
The Cleveland Indians will officially announce the signing of free agent outfielder Nick Swisher. Below is a statement released by the Tribe on the signing; The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent OF NICK SWISHER to a four-year contract with a vesting option for the 2017 [...]
The playoffs in the winter leagues kept rolling Thursday night, with some Cleveland players in key roles. Jose Ramirez kept hitting (no surprise there), Ezequiel Carrera joined him, and Paolo Espino turned in a strong performance on the mound. To help recap their performances and look at the others in action, join Jim Piascik as he takes you Around The Farm.
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The Venezuelan Winter League playoffs began on Wednesday and both Ezequiel Carrera and Asdrubal Cabrera kicked things off with a hit. Plus, playoff round-robin play continued in the Dominican Winter League and Jose Ramirez and Juan Diaz were both in action. The IBI's Steve Orbanek recaps all of the night's action as he takes you Around the Farm.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Free agent Brett Myers is getting a fresh "start" with the Indians.
The veteran right-hander has agreed to a one-year contract with a club option for 2014 with Cleveland, which will give him a chance to win a starting job after he pitched in relief last season for Houston and the Chicago White Sox. Myers' deal is contingent on the 32-year-old passing...
The Cleveland Indians officially announced the signing of free-agent outfielder Nick Swisher to a four-year contract on Thursday. The deal includes a vesting option for 2017. Among switch-hitters, Swisher is second with a 186 home runs from 2006-12, behind former New York Yankees teammate Mark Teixeira. The 32-year-old has batted .256 with 209 homers in 1209 games over nine seasons...