Indians’ dump Justin Masterson on the Cardinals

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Cabrera dealt to Nationals

After the Indians traded Justin Masterson on Wednesday, many were wondering if Asdrubal Cabrera would be the next to go. With an hour to go until the trade deadline, they pulled the trigger. Cabrera has been traded to the Nationals for infielder Zach Walters. Cabrera is in the final year of his contract and wasn't expected to be back anyway with Francisco Lindor expected to be...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera to Washington for Zach Walters

After yesterday’s unloading of Justin Masterson, this can’t be much of a surprise: The Indians have traded long-time shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Washington Nationals. In return, the Indians reportedly will receive 24-year-old infielder Zach Walters. He was Washington’s ninth-rounder in the 2010 draft. In 223 games for Triple-A Syracuse, he has a .262/.304/.516 line with...
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Cardinals trade Joe Kelly and Allen Craig for John Lackey

OK, stop me if you've heard this before: John Mozeliak: Mike, you got a minute? Mike Matheny: Yeah. Take a seat. John Mozeliak: You can't start Craig in right tonight. You'll have to start Taveras. Mike Matheny: Yeah, I don't want to go fifteen rounds, Mo. The lineup card is mine, and that's all. John Mozeliak: That lineup card is definitely yours. I'm just...
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St. Louis Cardinals: Trade deadline

As the trade deadline rapidly approaches this afternoon, St. Louis Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak began making some big moves for pitchers. The Cards landed 2013 All-Star righty Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians yesterday. In exchange for Masterson, the Indians acquired outfield prospect James Ramsey. After the lack of pitching due to injuries, it’s no surprise...
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Cardinals Add Another Starter in John Lackey

The St. Louis Cardinals traded for Cleveland starter Justin Masterson on Wednesday for Minor League outfielder James Ramsey. Masterson will start for the Red Birds Saturday at Busch Stadium against the Milwaukee Brewers. This trade wasn’t one that had a high impact for the Cardinals, however. They acquired a number three or four starter for […]
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Cardinals Improve by Adding Lackey, Subtracting Craig

Wondering if the Cardinals felt good about Michael Wacha‘s shoulder or Shelby Miller‘s general existence? Wonder no more, because less than 24 hours after picking up Justin Masterson from Cleveland, they’ve now added John Lackey from Boston, for the not-insignificant price of Joe Kelly and Allen Craig. Yesterday morning, the St. Louis rotation looked something […]
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Indians Rumors: 'Growing confidence' Cleveland trades Asdrubal Cabrera

The Cleveland Indians are open for business and have already dealt starting pitcher Justin Masterson. The next player that may be on the move is Asdrubal Cabrera.Buster Olney of ESPN.com reports that there is a "growing confidence" that the Indians trade Cabrera. One Indians source tells me there is a 60% chance he is dealt.#114167932 / gettyimages.comAmong the teams that...
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Cardinals Acquire John Lackey from Boston

Picking up Justin Masterson didn’t stop the Cardinals from attempting to improve their rotation further. St. Louis picked up 35-year-old right-hander John Lackey and left-handed pitching prospect Corey Littrell from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Joe Kelly and Allen Craig as first reported by Jon Heyman. The Cardinals last saw Lackey in the 2013 World Series when Lackey started...
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Indians fashion changeup pays tribute to Masterson

Trades in late July are a standard part of baseball, as all players know, but that doesn't mean they don't still hit home for close teammates. After Justin Masterson was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday afternoon, the Indians showed their camaraderie for their departing teammate with his signature style, high socks. "They all really cared for [Justin Masterson...
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Corey Kluber, Indians Wear High Socks To Salute Justin Masterson After Trade

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson was the opening day starter for the Cleveland Indians this year, but things quickly plummeted from there. The 29-year old sinkerballer went 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA before being traded to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. The Indians received outfield prospect James Ramsey in return. The trade didn’t stop his former teammates in Cleveland...
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Second Thoughts Game #107: Cleveland 2, Seattle 0

The big news out of Cleveland is that Justin Masterson has been traded. While that topic took center stage in the afternoon, the duel between Felix Hernandez and Corey Kluber highlighted the evening.  The Best Two Pitchers in the American League?  Even with my Indians hat on, it feels a little awkward considering Kluber one of the two top starters in the American League. Before...
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Francona: 'We will never raise the white flag'

The Cleveland Indians' trade of opening-day starter Justin Masterson could be viewed as the club conceding its season after falling into third place in the AL Central following a difficult stretch. Cleveland contends that's not the case, but it puts added pressure on pitchers like Zach McAllister to make up for Masterson's absence in the rotation. McAllister takes the...
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Masterson Trade Was Necessary for Indians

The Cleveland Indians traded fan favorite and former starting rotation leader Justin Masterson on Wednesday. Trading front-end pitchers has become an ugly trend for the Indians in the last decade. Often garnering a backlash from fans. Masterson is not close to being in the category of C.C. Sabathia or Cliff Lee, both former Tribe pitching stars dealt away before expiring contracts...
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Masterson Deal Stays In Line With The ‘Cardinal Way’

After many days of non-stop prognosticating regarding what direction the Cardinals would direction their steps would take heading into the trade deadline, the club finally made its move, acquiring pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians. And while the days leading into today’s deadline saw them be associated with every big name arm either potentially or actually available...
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Video: Indians honor traded teammate by wearing high socks

Your browser does not support iframes.On the heels of watching one of their teammates be traded, the Cleveland Indians honored pitcher Justin Masterson on Wednesday by each wearing their socks in Masterson's signature style.Masterson had been a member of the Indians organization since coincidentally being acquired via trade in July 2009. Now the right-hander will make his home...
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Baseball Profcast: Masterson Switches Leagues

In Episode 104, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: Carlos Gonzalez’s long-term fantasy value Some trade deadline closer speculation Tim Lincecum’s return to normalcy A potential Yovani Gallardo...
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Merry St. Louis Masterson

The Cardinals traded for one of the most unreliable starters this year, Justin Masterson and his 5.51 ERA. Ouch. The Cardinals fell asleep and the Indians drew a shaft and balls on their forehead. People are snickering at you, Cardinals, because you have a shaft and balls on your head. Unless it's a non-Leaning Tower of Pisa that is partially obscuring a tractor trailer so...
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Cardinals offensive woes continue in 12-1 loss to Padres

The Cardinals acquired starter Justin Masterson from the Indians Wednesday afternoon nearing the final two days of the trade deadline. That move gives the starting rotation some depth. Meanwhile, with the Cardinals offense mightily struggling as of lately, though there’s just not much out there in the hitters market to make a big impact. Though the pitching and hitting took a big...
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2014 MLB Trade Deadline Live Blog

It is officially 12 midnight in the East which means the MLB Trade Deadline is at 4:00 pm ET. So far, there have not been many trades to happen except the Cleveland Indians trading starting pitcher Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox trading Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs. That is only just the start of it. Expect more trades to be happening today...
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Masterson trade follows tough season, lack of extension

CLEVELAND -- Despite signing Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and Jason Kipnis to extensions, there were many who weren't happy that the Indians were unable to agree to a long-term deal with Justin Masterson. Four months later, those same people would say that ended up being a blessing in disguise. With a day remaining until the trade deadline, the Indians dealt Masterson to the Cardinals...
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BREAKING NEWS: Justin Masterson Traded to Cardinals!

photo credit: Keith Allison via; wikimediacommons.org   MLB: The Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms on a trade which will send All-Star RP Justin Masterson to the Cardinals. In return the Indians will get the rights to outfielder James Ramsey. On July 8 the Indians placed Masterson on the DL due to a knee injury and he has yet to be taken off the DL....
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Mozeliak breaks down the Cardinals' trade for Justin Masterson

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Indians Players Honor Justin Masterson Following Trade

In a sign of respect, Cleveland Indians players honored starting pitcher Juston Masterson, who was dealt to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, by wearing their socks up near their knees. Masterson played parts of six seasons in Cleveland, winning a total of 48 games and earning an All-Star nod in 2013.  Tribe players all wearing high socks tonight as a nod to the #BigFella pic...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals boost rotation with Justin Masterson, but is that enough?

Though the St. Louis Cardinals have the resources to make a blockbuster deal for an ace starting pitcher such as the Rays’ David Price or Jon Lester of the Red Sox, general manager John Mozeliak’s apparent preference was for a middle-of-the-rotation arm to slot in behind Adam Wainwright and Lance Lynn. On Wednesday, with just over 24 hours to go until MLB’s July 31 trade deadline...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss
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