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The Cleveland Indians have acquired versatile Russ Canzler, last year's MVP of the International League, from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash.
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The Indians have imported a right-handed batter that plays a plethora of positions. Last season in Triple-A, Russ Canzler played 41 games in right field, 33 games in left, 40 games at third and 17 games at first. He is now a member of the Cleveland Indians. From the Indians’ press release…
Canzler, 25, was named International League Most Valuable Player at Triple-A Durham...
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The Cleveland Indians have acquired infielder Russ Canzler from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations.Canzler won the International League MVP Award after hitting .314, with 18 home runs for Triple-A Durham last season.The 25-year-old made his major league debut last September, when he appeared in three games for the Rays.Tampa Bay dropped Canzler off their 40-man roster last...
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Baseball The Cleveland Indians added an MVP to their roster and a possible replacement at first base. Cleveland acquired versatile Russ Canzler, the top player in the International League last season, on Tuesday from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash.
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