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Indians acquire Brewer from D-backs; designate Barnes

Indians acquire Brewer from D-backs; designate Barnes

MLB.com Updated Nov 23 (3 days ago)
The Indians added one pitcher to their roster Sunday and removed another, acquiring right-hander Charles Brewer from the D-backs in exchange for cash considerations and designating left-hander Scott Barnes for assignment.
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  • D-backs deal right-handers Bolsinger, Brewer

    D-backs deal right-handers Bolsinger, Brewer

    MLB.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)
    The D-backs traded right-handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger to the Dodgers on Saturday for cash considerations, the team announced, and sent right-hander Charles Brewer to the Indians.
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  • Rays name three finalists for manager job, including Raul Ibane…

    Rays name three finalists for manager job, including Raul Ibanez

    yahoo.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    There's one open manager job in Major League Baseball, it belongs to the Tampa Bay Rays and it seems like they're running their job search like a reality TV show. The Rays announced their final three finalists Friday — Kevin Cash, the bullpen coach of t…
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  • Indians have decisions as Rule 5 Draft approaches

    Indians have decisions as Rule 5 Draft approaches

    MLB.com Nov 19 (7 days ago)
    Before the clock strikes midnight on Thursday night, Major League teams must decide which Rule 5 Draft-eligible players will be added to their respective 40-man rosters. The Indians currently have five open spots on their roster and a handful of interes…
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  • Gomes, Kluber form dynamic duo for Indians

    Gomes, Kluber form dynamic duo for Indians

    MLB.com Nov 18
    Two seasons ago, Corey Kluber and Yan Gomes competed for jobs with the Tribe during the spring, but both were shipped to Triple-A Columbus to start the year. It did not take long for the duo to join the Indians, seize regular roles and develop into one …
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  • Indians add vet RHP Marcum with minors deal

    Indians add vet RHP Marcum with minors deal

    ESPN.com Nov 18
    The Indians have signed free agent pitchers Shaun Marcum and Dustin Molleken to minor league contracts with non-roster invitations to training camp.
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  • Felix Hernandez finishes ahead of Corey Kluber in MVP vote

    Felix Hernandez finishes ahead of Corey Kluber in MVP vote

    yahoo.com Nov 14
    Here's an interesting wrinkle in MLB end-of-season award voting: Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners finished 10th in American League MVP vote, announced Thursday. Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians finished 11th, three points behind King Felix. …
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  • On Baseball: Cy Young Winners: Clayton Kershaw Is Unanimous, Co…

    On Baseball: Cy Young Winners: Clayton Kershaw Is Unanimous, Corey Kluber Is Unexpected

    The Dodgers’ Kershaw was named the National League Cy Young Award winner for the third time, while the Indians’ Kluber beat out Felix Hernandez for the A.L. honor.
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  • Silver Slugger Awards honor game's top mashers

    Silver Slugger Awards honor game's top mashers

    MLB.com Nov 6
    The winners of the 2014 Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Awards were announced live on MLB Network on Thursday night, with the White Sox, Pirates, Indians, Nationals and Giants each boasting a pair of honorees.
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  • Swisher, Lasorda honored with Feller Award in DC

    Swisher, Lasorda honored with Feller Award in DC

    MLB.com Nov 5
    Indians slugger Nick Swisher was joined by former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Carl Thompson as recipients of the second annual Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, which was presented on Wednesday night at the U.S. N…
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  • Felix named finalist for AL Cy Young Award

    Felix named finalist for AL Cy Young Award

    MLB.com Nov 4
    Felix Hernandez, coming off the best season in his 10-year career, was named one of three finalists for the 2014 American League Cy Young Award on Tuesday, joined by Corey Kluber of the Indians and Chris Sale of the White Sox.
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  • Terry Francona agrees to extension with Indians, claims he didn…

    Terry Francona agrees to extension with Indians, claims he didn't know how much money he was making

    yahoo.com Nov 4
    Good ol' Tito, he's such a lovable guy that when he says he doesn't know how much he's getting paid by the Cleveland Indians, you just might believe him. Let's back up: Terry Francona and the Indians agreed to a two-year contract extension Tuesday that …
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  • Terry Francona agrees to extension with Indians, claims he didn…

    Terry Francona agrees to extension with Indians, claims he didn't know how much money he was making

    Good ol' Tito, he's such a lovable guy that when he says he doesn't know how much he's getting paid by the Cleveland Indians, you just might believe him. Let's back up: Terry Francona and the Indians agreed to a two-year contract extension Tuesday that …
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  • Indians exercise $3.5M option on IF Aviles

    Indians exercise $3.5M option on IF Aviles

    ESPN.com Oct 31
    The Indians have exercised their $3.5 million option for next season on versatile infielder Mike Aviles.
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  • Renovations aiming to provide more social experience

    Renovations aiming to provide more social experience

    MLB.com Oct 28
    As another winter approaches, Indians fans might already be counting down the days to Opening Day at Progressive Field. The clock is ticking for Jim Folk, the team's vice president of ballpark operations, for reasons other than just baseball. At the mom…
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  • Rangers focused on three managerial candidates

    Rangers focused on three managerial candidates

    MLB.com Oct 14
    Texas has narrowed its managerial search down to three finalists: interim manager Tim Bogar, Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash and Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister.
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  • An Orioles Veteran Savors Playoff Runs 17 Years Apart

    An Orioles Veteran Savors Playoff Runs 17 Years Apart

    nytimes.com Oct 6
    Brady Anderson, the Orioles’ vice president for baseball operations, played for the powerful 1997 team that lost the A.L.C.S. to the Indians in six games.
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  • Roundup: With Outfielder’s Help, Jordan Zimmermann Notches Nati…

    Roundup: With Outfielder’s Help, Jordan Zimmermann Notches Nationals’ First No-Hitter

    nytimes.com Sep 28
    Washington’s Zimmermann pitched the fifth no-hitter of the season and the first in Nationals history, a 1-0 gem against the Miami Marlins that concluded with a diving catch.
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  • Youngsters help Tribe cruise in season finale

    Youngsters help Tribe cruise in season finale

    MLB.com Sep 28
    For the final game of the regular season, the Tribe put many of its young players on display. Led by T.J. House on the mound and second baseman Zach Walters' two RBIs, the Indians cruised to a 7-2 win over the Rays Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field.
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  • Indians Top Rays 7-2 to End Rough Season

    Indians Top Rays 7-2 to End Rough Season

    nytimes.com Sep 28
    Rookie Zach Walters and Carlos Santana each had two RBIs, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday to conclude a disappointing season for both clubs.
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  • Rays prospect Colome stifles Tribe

    Rays prospect Colome stifles Tribe

    Alex Colome made a compelling case for the 2015 rotation in the Rays' 2-0 win over the Indians at Progressive Field. The win ensured that the Rays -- who went 36-45 at Tropicana Field this season -- will have a winning record on the road.
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  • Indians' pitching staff sets new single-season strikeout record

    Indians' pitching staff sets new single-season strikeout record

    yahoo.com Sep 27
    Your browser does not support iframes. With Corey Kluber‘s eighth-inning strikeout of David DeJesus, the Cleveland Indians rewrote the history books in Friday night's 1-0 win over Tampa Bay. The strikeout, which came on a 95-mph fastball, was Cleveland'…
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  • 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.
  • Video - OTL: Frank Robinson 06:02

    OTL: Frank Robinson

    Oct 3
    Forty years after he was named the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball, Frank Robinson reflects on the state of African-Americans in baseball today.
  • Video - Sport Science: 'The Catch' 02:23

    Sport Science: 'The Catch'

    Sep 30
    Sept. 29 marked the 60th anniversary of Willie Mays' iconic grab. ESPN "Sport Science" examines this legendary moment.

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