With Indians pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training today, the club announced the signing of Bruce Chen after news filtered out Monday night that he had agreed to terms.
Chen has signed a minor-league deal with a non-roster invite. Should the left-hander make the major-league roster, he would earn $1 million with another $1 million possible via incentives.
The odds of...
CLEVELAND -- A person familiar with the deal says the Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Indians have not announced the deal.
Chen will get a chance to win a roster spot at spring training, and if he does, he would get a $1 million, one-year contract plus...
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February 17, 2015
According to Jon Heyman on Twitter:
Bruce Chen agrees to minors deal with Indians. $1M base, plus $1M performance bonuses
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 17, 2015
The Indians interest in adding another relief pitcher has been rumored of late including interest in left hander Barry Zito as recent as this past week. It appears they have acquired their extra lefty in Bruce...
The Cleveland Indians signed veteran left-hander Bruce Chen to a minor league deal on Monday night, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. The deal is reportedly for a base of $1 million with an additional $1 million in incentives.
Chen, 37, spent the last six years with the Kansas City Royals. He was released by the team in early September after a disappointing 2014 campaign, finishing...
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Although the pitching staff continues to shine during a four-game winning streak, the Kansas City Royals might have to rely on their resurgent offense if Bruce Chen can't reverse his fortunes against the Minnesota Twins.
After having his start delayed, the left-hander looks to avoid his second loss in as many outings against the AL Central rival Twins on Saturday.
Kansas City (8...
Following a successful homestand, the Kansas City Royals will try to pick up their first road win by adding to their recent dominance over the Minnesota Twins.
With help from left-hander Bruce Chen, Kansas City looks to earn a franchise-best eighth consecutive victory in Minnesota and 19th in 24 overall matchups Friday night.
The Royals opened the season by dropping a pair of games...
Is this really Bruce Chen pitching for the Royals this spring?
Can't be, at least not the one Royals skipper Ned Yost was talking about at FanFest when he told me that the reason Chen already was a lock for the rotation then was because his spring-training numbers were always too misleading:
"I'm going into (spring training) with the mindset that you can't evaluate Bruce in spring...
The Royals agreed to terms with left-hander Bruce Chen on one-year deal Thursday, giving them a veteran pitcher comfortable as a long reliever or in the starting rotation.
Kansas City had yet to announce the contract, which includes a mutual option for 2015.
The 36-year-old, one of the most popular players in the clubhouse, has spent the past five seasons in Kansas City. He's coming...
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January 30, 2014