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Indians sign Stammen to Minor League deal

Indians sign Stammen to Minor League deal

MLB.com Updated Feb 8 (5 days ago)
After spending his entire career with the Nationals, reliever Craig Stammen is starting a new chapter with the Tribe.
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  • Tommy Hunter Agrees to 1-Year Contract With Indians

    Tommy Hunter Agrees to 1-Year Contract With Indians

    nytimes.com Feb 12 (yesterday)
    Pitcher Tommy Hunter and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract.
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  • Indians catch spring fever on Truck Day

    Indians catch spring fever on Truck Day

    MLB.com Feb 5
    A pair of moving trucks pulled out of Progressive Field on Friday morning, beginning the annual cross-country journey from Cleveland to Goodyear, Ariz. There is no word yet whether the trucks saw their shadows, but spring is definitely arriving fast for…
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  • Indians minor-league team giving away Willie Mays Hayes bobbleh…

    Indians minor-league team giving away Willie Mays Hayes bobblehead

    yahoo.com Feb 4
    Proving once again that baseball has undying love for the fictional Cleveland Indians from the film "Major League," the Akron Rubber Ducks have announced they're giving away Willie Mays Hayes bobbleheads this season. Actually, it's a "bob…
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  • Lindor eager for sophomore season with Tribe

    Lindor eager for sophomore season with Tribe

    MLB.com Feb 4
    It was unseasonably warm when a large group of Indians players convened last week for Tribe Fest. Around Northeast Ohio, snow shovels gathered dust, heavy jackets were ditched and fans could daydream a little about the upcoming season.
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  • Indians backing Feller for Medal of Freedom

    Indians backing Feller for Medal of Freedom

    MLB.com Feb 3
    After Pearl Harbor pulled the U.S. into World War II, Indians pitcher Bob Feller felt compelled to join in the fight. He temporarily abandoned his baseball career and became the first ballplayer to enlist in the U.S. Navy after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack.
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  • Hot Stove Digest: The Indians are considering Juan Uribe

    Hot Stove Digest: The Indians are considering Juan Uribe

    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. TARGETING: The Cleveland Indians are looking at…
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  • Francona has lineup decisions with Brantley sidelined

    Francona has lineup decisions with Brantley sidelined

    MLB.com Feb 1
    This much is certain: The Indians will have an Opening Day lineup. A few of the names and just about every spot in the batting order will be worked out between now and then, and manager Terry Francona will surely take his time in sorting through its str…
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  • Indians interact with fans at Town Hall meeting

    Indians interact with fans at Town Hall meeting

    MLB.com Jan 29
    Manager Terry Francona was on hand at the Idea Center at Playhouse Square on Friday for the team's Town Hall event. The manager took part in a question-and-answer session with Cleveland fans and then players Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes, Jason Kipnis and…
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  • Thome, Belle among 4 new Indians Hall of Famers

    Thome, Belle among 4 new Indians Hall of Famers

    MLB.com Jan 29
    Four new plaques will soon be on display in Heritage Park, honoring the newest members of the Indians Hall of Fame. There is no shortage of accomplishments among the inductees, a quartet well-deserving of enshrinement by a ballclub with more than a cent…
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  • Indians OF Brantley Says Opening Day 'Target' After Surgery

    Indians OF Brantley Says Opening Day 'Target' After Surgery

    There are dates for Michael Brantley's return from shoulder surgery ranging from April to August.
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  • New Blue Jays spring training hat inspired by Indians?

    New Blue Jays spring training hat inspired by Indians?

    yahoo.com Jan 28
    When Mark Shapiro took over as president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays after close to 25 years with the Cleveland Indians there were many questions about how he would run the organization differently than the previous regime. Coming off their first p…
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  • Josh Tomlin, Indians Agree to $5.5 Million, 2-Year Contract

    Josh Tomlin, Indians Agree to $5.5 Million, 2-Year Contract

    Josh Tomlin has shown toughness and tenacity during his time with the Indians. On Tuesday, he was rewarded for it.
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  • Feller still a Cleveland star -- in Tribe archives

    Feller still a Cleveland star -- in Tribe archives

    MLB.com Jan 20
    After the Bob Feller museum closed more than a year ago, the Indians worked closely with Feller's son, Steve, and the city of Van Meter, Iowa, to determine the best way to handle the large collection of artifacts.
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  • Five teams, five favorites to win AL Central

    Five teams, five favorites to win AL Central

    MLB.com Jan 17
    The White Sox and Tigers have gotten better, possibly way better. The Indians and Twins have made impactful additions. And that other team in the American League Central just won the World Series. Welcome to baseball's most competitive race.
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  • Aiken sets sights on healthy return with Indians

    Aiken sets sights on healthy return with Indians

    MLB.com Jan 17
    It was a strange feeling being on a mound again. Brady Aiken thought back to the last time he threw a pitch from the rubber and the left-hander remembered the pain in his arm. That was nearly a year ago. Now, he was standing on slab of bullpen dirt at t…
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  • And the golden arms set to break out are ...

    And the golden arms set to break out are ...

    MLB.com Jan 10
    Jake Arrieta showed promise during the 2014 season before fully breaking out with a record-setting '15 campaign en route to winning the National League Cy Young Award. This came one year after Indians ace Corey Kluber went from a relatively unknown star…
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  • Santana's everyday role uncertain after Napoli's acquisition

    Santana's everyday role uncertain after Napoli's acquisition

    MLB.com Jan 8
    The Indians brought free-agent Mike Napoli into the fold this offseason and plan on giving him everyday at-bats as the team's regular first baseman. That was, of course, the role that Carlos Santana filled for Cleveland last year.
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  • Yankees acquire reliever Yates from Indians

    Yankees acquire reliever Yates from Indians

    MLB.com Jan 8
    The Yankees on Friday acquired right-hander Kirby Yates from the Indians for cash considerations.
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  • Napoli says he has 'a lot to prove' with Indians

    Napoli says he has 'a lot to prove' with Indians

    Napoli says he has 'a lot to prove' with Indians
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  • White Sox claim outfielder Sands off waivers

    White Sox claim outfielder Sands off waivers

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2015
    The White Sox made a move to increase their depth Wednesday, claiming outfielder Jerry Sands off waivers from the Indians.
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  • Outfielder Rajai Davis Agrees to Contract With Indians

    Outfielder Rajai Davis Agrees to Contract With Indians

    nytimes.com Dec 17, 2015
    Rajai Davis can play all three outfield positions, bat almost anywhere in the lineup and steal a base when needed.
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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.