The Cleveland Guardians have tendered contracts to all seven of their arbitration eligible players. None of the players have been signed yet. The deadline for offering contracts was pushed up to Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.
Johnson went unclaimed on the waiver wire The Cleveland Guardians announced Wednesday afternoon that outfielder Daniel Johnson and relievers Justin Garza and Alex Young have all accepted assignments to Triple-A Columbus after going unclaimed on the waiver wire.
The Cleveland Indians will be no more by the end of the week. The Cleveland Guardians will thus be the city’s MLB team moving forward. Ownership announced the impending change back during the season, but a legal battle with a local roller derby team held up the rollout of the new name.
The Cleveland Indians are having about as average a year as any team could have. They enter Tuesday with a record of 77-79 and finished up the home slate of the season with a 40-41 record at Progressive Field.