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With the Indians having already addressed their fifth starter spot in a quick, smart trade for veteran Derek Lowe, the focus will now shift to the badly needed right-handed bat. Letting CF Grady Sizemore walk into free agency frees up a $9 million hole in the payroll if you believe the Indians will indeed spend that. I do.
GM Chris Antonetti has already added $5 million extra that wasn’t expected with the acquisition of Lowe. He also knows that this division is still very winnable. All he has to do is look at how his completely banged up Indians team lead the Central into August, despite the fact that they spent huge chunks of time without three of their best players, then watched as one of their key kids missed most of the stretch run.
Antonetti showed last year that he knows he is in the middle of a window with his core players where he can compete for a playoff spot and go deeper. Therefore, he has been aggressive in taking steps to improve his team for the now, and not just for ...
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According to ESPN, the Braves have sent Derek Lowe to Cleveland for pitching prospect Chris Jones. The Braves will pay about $10 million of the $15 million that Lowe is owed in 2012. After going 9-17 in 2011, it’s a move the Braves had to...
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Comparing the Browns with, the Browns- “The 2011 Browns are not expansion level terrible. They have a ways to go before they reach the dark depths of the so-called Darrin...
Derek Lowe has been traded to the Cleveland Indians in a deal where the Atlanta Braves get rid of arguably their most overpaid player. In return, the Braves received minor leaguer Chris Jones. In addition to Lowe, the Indians got $10 million toward the $15 million Lowe is due next season.
The Indians are obviously hoping Lowe can bounce back. The former ace for both the Boston Red...
Happy Halloween, Braves fans!
Only instead of trick-or-treat, the Atlanta Braves gave its fans all treats.
With a wealth of young arms and a shortage of dependable bats, the Braves made a pair of moves about 90 minutes apart Monday afternoon that should amount to a major step forward.
At around noon, the Braves announced they were picking up the option on veteran Eric Hinske,...
The Braves traded Derek Lowe to the Indians yesterday for minor league pitcher. The Braves will pay Lowe $10 million of the $15 million he is owed in 2012.This is bad news for the Phils. The drunk-driving home-wrecker was 1-4 with a 5.14 ERA against the Fightins last year. He would have been a great asset for the Phillies by pitching for the Braves next season. Instead, he'll...
Three days before the opening of the free-agent market, the Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for minor league left-hander Chris Jones on Monday in the first significant trade of the offseason.
According to sources close to John Kreger the Atlanta braves have traded right handed pitcher Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians.
Buster Olney of ESPN adds that the Braves will “absorb” all but $5 million of Lowe's contract. Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated adds that the Braves will also receive a Minor League pitcher.
Back in July, we learned that the Braves had interest...
A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians have acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for a minor league pitcher. Lowe, who has 166 career wins, was acquired Monday for left-hander Chris Jones, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal is not finalized.
Here is a quick round-up of hot stove news and rumors making their way around MLB:
This afternoon, the Cleveland Indians declined the 2012 option on center fielder Grady Sizemore, making him a free agent.
The Indians also acquired RHP Derek Lowe from the Braves in exchange for a minor leaguer. The Braves will absorb all but $5 million of Lowe’s remaining $15 million salary, tweets...
Teams looking to take a chance on a center fielder now can ponder the Grady Sizemore option.
The Cleveland Indians pondered and decided Sizemore was not worth keeping at 9 million. The oft-injured center fielder has played just 210 games the past three seasons, so the Indians declined to pick up Sizemores option. That means the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy is on the open...
The Braves have traded Derek Lowe to the Indians, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.