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GAVIN FLOYD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Addition of Floyd gives Indians a lot of options for rotation

The Indians struck again on Tuesday making 31-year old pitcher Gavin Floyd their second significant offseason acquisition.  The deal is $4 million for one year but can escalate up to $6 million if Floyd reaches certain milestones. Those bonuses reportedly kick in once he reaches 19 starts and 160 innings pitched. I recently wrote that the Indians should look at Kris Medlen as an...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians create depth with Gavin Floyd signing

On the day the White Sox announced Jeff Samardzija, the Indians stole a little of that thunder away by grabbing up former Chicago starting pitcher Gavin Floyd. Signing a starting pitcher had been a top priority of the Indians in this off-season, despite the rotation being the team’s greatest strength in 2014. In addition, by adding Floyd the Indians have essentially cemented their...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The race for the Indians fifth starter job has begun

With the signing of Gavin Floyd on Tuesday, Indians GM Chris Antonetti confirmed to the media that four of the five spots in the starting rotation are locked up with Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer, Carlos Carrasco, and Floyd (in no specific order).  That leaves one final spot left in the rotation. As it stands, the Indians currently have four pitchers fighting for that fifth and final...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gavin Floyd is Coming to Cleveland

On the day the White Sox announced Jeff Samardzija, the Indians stole a little of that thunder away by grabbing up former Chicago starting pitcher Gavin Floyd. Signing a starting pitcher had been a top priority of the Indians in this off-season, despite the rotation being the team’s greatest strength in 2014. In addition, by adding Floyd the Indians have essentially cemented their...
Via Burning River Baseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gavin Floyd will be in Indians rotation to start season

Gavin Floyd was given a one-year deal by the Indians on Tuesday. He will begin the 2015 season in the rotation. Floyd signed a one-year, $4 million big-league deal with the Indians on Tuesday. The contract contains $6 million in incentives based on starts and innings pitched. The bonuses don’t start until he reaches 19 starts and 160 innings. Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, Carlos...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians sign Gavin Floyd to bolster rotation

The Indians front office knew they had to improve the starting rotation this off-season. To do so, they have signed right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year, $4 million deal. Floyd can receive an additional $6 million if he reaches certain performance bonuses throughout the season if he reaches a certain number of starts and innings pitched in the 2015 season. Floyd, 31,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians sign RHP Floyd to one-year, $4M deal

  Right-hander Gavin Floyd has signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians, giving him a chance to make a comeback from his latest elbow surgery. The club announced the deal Tuesday. The 31-year-old pitcher broke a bone in his elbow while throwing a curveball with Atlanta last June. He had surgery and couldn't resume throwing until after the season. That injury occurred during...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians sign Gavin Floyd to one year deal

The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year $4 million deal for the 2015 season. The deal also includes an additional $6 million in performance bonuses tied to the number or starts he makes and innings he pitches next season. Floyd, 31, owns a career Major League record of 72-72 with a 4.40 ERA in 208 appearances/196 starts with the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves gain in division, lose Floyd for season

As the game got underway in Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park tonight, the Braves knew that the rival Nationals had dropped 3 straight games. This brought Atlanta within a half game of Washington in the National League East. By game’s end, the Braves were tied once again for first place in the division. Hoping to reclaim the lead, the Braves knew that it wouldn’t be an easy...
Via BravesWire
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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