Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 12/7/11
This is a rough time of year for the employed baseball fan. First, there are no matinee games to get us down to the ballpark and out of the office on Wednesday afternoons.  Which, I think we can all agree, sucks eggs. But second, the Winter Meetings seem to be taking place DURING NORMAL WORKING HOURS, which means I can’t follow my twitter feed quite as closely as I’d prefer.  It also means my nights are spent scrolling through e-reams of tweets to find out what the heck is happening on the Hot Stove. From what I can gather, here’s what’s been happening on the Indians’ front. It seems more and more likely that we’re going to use a trade to add a bat, rather than a free agent signing.  This seems both wise and necessary.  Outside of Pujols and Fielder—and yes, we are decidedly OUTSIDE of Pujols and Fielder—there just aren’t a bunch of free agents who’ve caught my eye this season who make a lot of sense for the Indians.  This strategy could mean you don’t see much movement before the
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