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Guyer glad to platoon, play where, when needed

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
Brandon Guyer believes he can be more than a platoon player, but he understands his role on the Indians' roster. Given his career track record against left-handed pitching, the outfielder will mostly be used as a weapon against southpaws in the upcoming…
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  • After 12 seasons, Swisher calls it a career

    MLB.com Feb 17 (3 days ago)
    Nick Swisher announced Friday that he is retiring from Major League Baseball. The 36-year-old right fielder and first baseman played 12 seasons for the A's, White Sox, Yankees, Indians and Braves.
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  • New teammates welcome Edwin's arrival

    MLB.com Feb 17 (3 days ago)
    It did not take long for Edwin Encarnacion to feel at home inside the Indians' clubhouse.
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  • Kluber easing into Spring Training workload

    MLB.com Feb 16 (4 days ago)
    There were sleepless nights for ace Corey Kluber this past winter. In the months following the Indians' loss in the World Series, the right-hander would often be out of bed when the moon was up, though it was not the team's postseason run that was on hi…
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  • Leitch: The easiest division lock of 2017

    MLB.com Feb 15 (5 days ago)
    The Cleveland Indians might have an easier path to a division title than any team in Major League Baseball.
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  • On Baseball: Indians, No Longer Underdogs, Seek Another Title Shot

    nytimes.com Feb 14 (6 days ago)
    Cleveland, which lost to the Cubs in seven games in the World Series, signed the slugger Edwin Encarnacion and will get some injured veterans back this season.
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  • Grady Sizemore returns to the Indians with a brand new job

    yahoo.com Feb 14 (7 days ago)
    Grady Sizemore is returning to baseball and to the Cleveland Indians. (Getty Images) Grady Sizemore has returned to the Cleveland Indians. Don’t order that new jersey quite yet, because he hasn’t returned as a player. The 34-year-old former center field…
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  • Grady Sizemore returns to the Indians with a brand new job

    yahoo.com Feb 14 (7 days ago)
    Grady Sizemore is returning to baseball and to the Cleveland Indians. (Getty Images) Grady Sizemore has returned to the Cleveland Indians. Don’t order that new jersey quite yet, because he hasn’t returned as a player. The 34-year-old former center field…
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  • Trevor Bauer goes on long rant defending tweet about liberal bias

    yahoo.com Feb 10
    Trevor Bauer is a persistent man. (Getty Images/Elsa) Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is determined. That much was clear when Bauer attempted to pitch through a painful cut on his pinky finger against the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoffs. Bauer …
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  • Trevor Bauer goes on long rant defending tweet about liberal bias

    yahoo.com Feb 10
    Trevor Bauer is a persistent man. (Getty Images/Elsa) Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is determined. That much was clear when Bauer attempted to pitch through a painful cut on his pinky finger against the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoffs. Bauer …
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  • Rob Manfred having ongoing talks with Indians about Chief Wahoo

    yahoo.com Feb 8
    Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has shown a willingness to make changes to the game since he took over. Some of his ideas have been implemented quickly. Between-innings breaks have been shortened, and pitch clocks have been installed in t…
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  • Rob Manfred having ongoing talks with Indians about Chief Wahoo

    yahoo.com Feb 8
    Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has shown a willingness to make changes to the game since he took over. Some of his ideas have been implemented quickly. Between-innings breaks have been shortened, and pitch clocks have been installed in t…
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  • Jose Bautista's deal with Jays a far cry from what he wanted

    yahoo.com Jan 17
    Jose Bautista #19 of the Toronto Blue Jays looks on during batting practice prior to game five of the American League Championship Series against the Cleveland Indians at Rogers Centre on October 19, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Getty Images) Jose Bautista…
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  • Indians postseason hero thanks fans for unexpected wedding gifts

    yahoo.com Jan 15
    Cleveland Indians postseason hero Ryan Merritt is tipping his cap to supportive fans. (Getty Images) If you’re one of the many Cleveland Indians fans to send Ryan Merritt a wedding gift, make sure to check your mailbox. The unheralded rookie pitcher-tur…
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  • CC Sabathia will make more than the entire Indians rotation in 2017

    yahoo.com Jan 13
    Corey Kluber is giving the Indians Cy Young-level production at a bargain price. (Getty Images) The Cleveland Indians boast one of the best teams in the majors heading into 2017. After pushing the Chicago Cubs to Game 7 of the World Series, the Indians …
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  • Tribe avoids arbitration with five players

    MLB.com Jan 13
    With a depleted pitching staff down the stretch and in the postseason, the Indians relied heavily on their bullpen. Cleveland will do so again this year -- and with a relief corps that will cost more than the team's talented starting rotation.
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  • Ringolsby: Payoff for long-term deals a mixed bag

    MLB.com Jan 12
    From Wayne Garland and the Indians in 1976 to Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins in 2015, there have been 14 players sign contracts with guarantees of 10 or more seasons, eight of them in the current decade. The payoffs for the investments have been mixe…
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  • Bauer, Indians settle on 1-year deal, avoid arbitration

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The Indians prefer not to head to arbitration with their players, and the team started chipping away at its pile of cases on Thursday. The first arbitration case avoided was right-hander Trevor Bauer, who agreed to a one-year contract for the upcoming s…
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  • Encarnacion in for annual Tribe Fest

    MLB.com Jan 12
    The Indians added an impact bat to their offense with the signing of free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion. The first baseman has also joined the planned lineup for Tribe Fest later this month.
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  • Big leagues on horizon for Tribe prospect Diaz

    MLB.com Jan 9
    There was a point last year when Yandy Diaz nearly got the call to Cleveland. With one vacancy on the roster and a month to play in the regular season, the Indians were discussing whether to add the prospect for the push to the playoffs.
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  • Moore: Tribe looks to follow KC, Cubs

    MLB.com Jan 6
    The Indians will try to follow in the footsteps of the Royals and Cubs, who won the last two World Series one season after coming up just short.
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  • Edwin Encarnacion has an interesting incentive in his Indians contract

    yahoo.com Jan 6
    Edwin Encarnacion shakes hands with Cleveland Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti. (AP Photo) Edwin Encarnacion officially became a member of the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, and he’s already getting a lot of love from Cleveland f…
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  • Video - Brantley, Swisher Ready For 2015 03:19

    Brantley, Swisher Ready For 2015

    Mar 2
    Indians outfielders Michael Brantley and Nick Swisher discuss their team's goals for this season and competing in the American League Central.
  • Video - Kluber, Indians Ready To Meet Challenge In 2015 02:16

    Kluber, Indians Ready To Meet Challenge In 2015

    Mar 2
    Indians pitcher and reigning American League Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber discusses his successful 2014 season and dealing with expectations for this year.
  • Video - Three Up, Three Down: Cleveland Indians 02:18

    Three Up, Three Down: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 2
    Tim Kurkjian and Mark Mulder break down the biggest questions facing the Indians this season.
  • Video - Indians Players To Watch 01:21

    Indians Players To Watch

    Mar 2
    Tim Kurkjian and Mark Mulder break down the Indians' players they're keeping an eye on this season.