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Kluber collects Cy Young Award, joins Tribe Fest

Kluber collects Cy Young Award, joins Tribe Fest

MLB.com Updated Jan 25 (6 days ago)
Following a whirlwind trip to New York and back, Indians starter Corey Kluber returned to Tribe Fest with his American League Cy Young Award in tow.
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  • Players, staff get up close with fans at Tribe Fest

    Players, staff get up close with fans at Tribe Fest

    MLB.com Jan 24
    On the first day of the third annual Tribe Fest at Progressive Field, streams of Indians diehards poured through the gates, enjoyed the behind-the-scenes festivities and expressed optimism about the season ahead.
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  • Moss determined to be in Indians' Opening Day lineup

    Moss determined to be in Indians' Opening Day lineup

    MLB.com Jan 23
    Brandon Moss, who underwent offseason hip surgery, has not picked up a bat yet this winter, but the Indians' biggest offseason acquisition is intent on being in the lineup on Opening Day and nearly every day after that.
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  • Indians unveil plans for new concessions

    Indians unveil plans for new concessions

    MLB.com Jan 21
    One of the goals behind the ongoing renovation project at Progressive Field was to find ways to introduce elements of Cleveland neighborhoods within the ballpark. The Indians felt one way to do that was to bring some of the area's popular restaurants in…
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  • Player development staff for Indians announced

    Player development staff for Indians announced

    MLB.com Jan 20
    On Tuesday, Cleveland unveiled its staffing plans for the player development department, and from top to bottom, the Indians have undergone changes in the leadership structure of their farm system for the upcoming season.
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  • Indians clear arbitration slate with three deals

    Indians clear arbitration slate with three deals

    MLB.com Jan 16
    On Friday, the Indians signed right fielder Brandon Moss ($6.5 million), setup man Bryan Shaw ($1.55 million) and right-hander Josh Tomlin ($1.5 million) for the 2015 season, thus avoiding arbitration with all three players.
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  • Indians, Carrasco avoid arbitration with deal

    Indians, Carrasco avoid arbitration with deal

    MLB.com Jan 15
    On Thursday night, right-hander Carlos Carrasco was rewarded for his work in 2014 with a $2.3 million contract for '15, avoiding arbitration with the Indians in his first year of eligibility.
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  • Indians sign former Twins pitcher Swarzak

    Indians sign former Twins pitcher Swarzak

    ESPN.com Jan 15
    Former Minnesota right-hander Anthony Swarzak agreed Thursday to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, who avoided arbitration with right-hander Carlos Carrasco and left-hander Marc Rzepczynski.
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  • O-H-I-O: Swisher celebrates Buckeyes' football title

    O-H-I-O: Swisher celebrates Buckeyes' football title

    MLB.com Jan 13
    There is a long list of players who attended Ohio State University and later reached the Major Leagues. Indians first baseman Nick Swisher might be the only one to have incorporated spelling out O-H-I-O with his arms into his on-field act.
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  • Indians expect Kipnis to return 'with a vengeance'

    Indians expect Kipnis to return 'with a vengeance'

    MLB.com Jan 9
    Last season did not go as planned for Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis. His winter training program then hit a snag last month when he injured the ring finger on his left hand during a workout, necessitating corrective surgery. Even with the wave of …
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  • Perseverant Johnny Mac leaves legacy in retirement

    Perseverant Johnny Mac leaves legacy in retirement

    MLB.com Jan 7
    On Wednesday afternoon, four Major League clubs simultaneously used their official Twitter accounts to spread the news of John McDonald's official retirement from the big leagues. Think about that. Four clubs -- the Indians, D-backs, Angels and Blue Jay…
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  • Hank Peters, 90, Dies; Built Baseball Winners in Baltimore and …

    Hank Peters, 90, Dies; Built Baseball Winners in Baltimore and Cleveland

    nytimes.com Jan 6
    Mr. Peters won a World Series as general manager of the Baltimore Orioles and helped rejuvenate the Cleveland Indians.
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  • Former Indians GM, president Peters dies

    Former Indians GM, president Peters dies

    Hank Peters helped build championship baseball in Baltimore and revive the sport in Cleveland.
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  • Manship inks Minor League pact with Indians

    Manship inks Minor League pact with Indians

    MLB.com Dec 30, 2014
    The Indians added to their bullpen depth on Tuesday, signing right-hander Jeff Manship to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to attend Spring Training with the Major League club.
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  • Downs signs Minor League deal with Indians

    Downs signs Minor League deal with Indians

    MLB.com Dec 20, 2014
    Veteran left-handed reliever Scott Downs and the Indians have agreed on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to big league Spring Training, the team announced on Saturday.
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  • Progressive renovations starting to take shape

    Progressive renovations starting to take shape

    MLB.com Dec 19, 2014
    The Indians have made progress on the extensive Progressive Field renovations, and they're hoping to finish all the construction by their home opener against the Tigers on April 10.
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  • Kipnis has finger surgery; should be OK for start of season

    Kipnis has finger surgery; should be OK for start of season

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 17, 2014
    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis had surgery on Tuesday to repair a damaged extensor tendon in his left ring finger. He is expected to be ready to go in time for the regular season.
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  • Comfort essential to Tribe's winter program for Kluber

    Comfort essential to Tribe's winter program for Kluber

    MLB.com Dec 17, 2014
    Corey Kluber is a creature of habit, and altering his offseason regimen after his breakout 2014 season is not something he really wants to do. But the AL Cy Young Award winner is receptive to the Indians' suggestions for easing into Spring Training.
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  • Indians sign right-hander Floyd to 1-year deal

    Indians sign right-hander Floyd to 1-year deal

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 16, 2014
    The Indians announced the signing of right-hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Floyd made nine starts for the Braves in 2014 before breaking his right elbow.
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  • Indians sign 4 players to Minor League deals

    Indians sign 4 players to Minor League deals

    MLB.com Dec 15, 2014
    The Indians announced Monday the signings of catcher Brett Hayes, catcher Adam Moore, outfielder Destin Hood and first baseman/outfielder Jerry Sands to Minor League contracts with non-roster invitations to Major League camp.
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  • John Hart on retooling Braves: Not like I’m breaking up ’27 Yan…

    John Hart on retooling Braves: Not like I’m breaking up ’27 Yanks

    yahoo.com Dec 14, 2014
    New Atlanta Braves president John Hart has been around the block a few times. As the general manager of the Cleveland Indians throughout the entire 1990s and later the Texas Rangers from 2002-05, Hart has shown he's not afraid to take on a challenge hea…
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  • Moss reunion creates boon, challenge for Francona

    Moss reunion creates boon, challenge for Francona

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2014
    The Indians kicked off the Winter Meetings by acquiring Brandon Moss from the A's on Monday. Terry Francona is thrilled to be reunited with Moss, who also presents a lineup challenge for the skipper with an assortment of players who can cycle through th…
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  • Jeff Samardzija traded to White Sox, as A's continue to shuffle…

    Jeff Samardzija traded to White Sox, as A's continue to shuffle roster

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2014
    SAN DIEGO — The Oakland Athletics were the most interesting players on the first day of MLB's Winter Meetings, trading Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians in the morning, then steering the evening chatter by setting up a trade to send Jeff Samardzija …
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  • Video - Buster's Blog: Intriguing Indians 01:51

    Buster's Blog: Intriguing Indians

    Jan 22
    One of the most intriguing teams in 2015, the Cleveland Indians have the talent to make it back to the postseason in what is probably the toughest division in baseball.
  • Video - Great Move By Indians 00:57

    Great Move By Indians

    Dec 8
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney and Jayson Stark discuss Cleveland's deal for Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss.
  • Video - Kluber On AL Cy Young Win 01:48

    Kluber On AL Cy Young Win

    Nov 12
    Corey Kluber discusses his American League Cy Young award-winning season.
  • Video - Kluber Wins AL Cy Young Award 00:46

    Kluber Wins AL Cy Young Award

    Nov 12
    ESPN's Buster Olney breaks down Indians pitcher Corey Kluber winning the AL Cy Young Award.

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