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The Cleveland Indians signed veteran right hander Brett Myers to a one year deal today with a club option for 2014. They also announced that he will be added to the starting rotation, a surprise move considering the Indians rotation had already looked set and Myers spent all of 2012 in the bullpen. This move is disappointing in that it will mean Trevor Bauer will be starting 2013 in AAA with the rest of the rotation made of Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez, Carlos Carrasco and Zach McAllister. It is understandable that the Indians want to be careful with their prize that cost them a year of Shin-Soo Choo, but it certainly seems Bauer is ready for the Major Leagues.
Myers has been a very durable pitcher over his career and has the added benefit of being versatile, switching from starting to the bullpen when need be. After four slightly above average seasons as a starter with Philadelphia to start his career, he easily moved into the closers role in 2007 and saved 21 games. After ...
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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'...
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...
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...
The Indians and Brett Myers reportedly have agreed on a contract. Will the pitcher resume bullpen duties, or will he go back to starting?
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 have agreed to terms with free agent right-hander Brett Myers on a one-year contract.
Myers, who pitched for Houston and the Chicago White Sox last season, will get a chance to win a spot in Cleveland's starting rotation. His deal with the Indians includes a club option for 2014. It will not be finalized until he passes a physical.
Myers went 3-4 with...
The Corner of Carnegie and Ontario celebrates the New Year with several resolutions from the players on the Cleveland Indians 40-man roster. Jim Pete will also analyze the signing of right-handed starter/reliever Brett Myers to a one-year deal, with a club option for a second season. Are the Indians planning on making a run at Shawn Marcum as well? Join Jim Pete with his weekly staple...
The Indians have reportedly come to terms with free agent right-handed pitcher Brett Myers. Tony chimes in with lots of insight and thoughts on the signing and looks at how he helps the Indians rotation next year, the personal baggage he comes with, his history as a pitcher, what moves if any may come next for the Indians, and what players on the 40-man are in danger of being designated...
Right-handed pitcher Brett Myers reportedly has agreed to a one-year contract with the Cleveland Indians. Monetary terms were unavailable, but the deal with include an option year, according to CBSSports.com. It appears Myers will start next season for the Indians, who already have closer Chris Perez. For the past two seasons Myers, who has a 97-93 career record, has been a...
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 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.
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