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Downs signs Minor League deal with Indians

Downs signs Minor League deal with Indians

MLB.com Updated Dec 20 (yesterday)
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 (2 days ago)
    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 (4 days ago)
    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 (5 days ago)
    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 (5 days ago)
    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 (6 days ago)
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • Major League Baseball Roundup

    Major League Baseball Roundup

    nytimes.com Dec 8
    The Oakland Athletics continued the demolition of the middle of their lineup Monday by trading first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for a minor leaguer as baseball's Winter Meetings began at the Manchester Hyatt.
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  • Indians get Moss from A's for minor leaguer

    Indians get Moss from A's for minor leaguer

    The Indians addressed the need for more power in their lineup. Now Brandon Moss has to provide it.
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  • Indians happy that Cash is getting chance to manage

    Indians happy that Cash is getting chance to manage

    From the day the Indians added Kevin Cash to their coaching staff, the organization felt his time in Cleveland could be short, because he could soon be a big league skipper. On Friday, Cash received his chance with Tampa Bay, which named him its manager…
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  • Source: A's have multiple suitors for Moss

    Source: A's have multiple suitors for Moss

    MLB.com Dec 3
    The A's are actively engaging in further trade talks, this time with the Indians, who have expressed interest in Brandon Moss, a source told MLB.com on Wednesday. However, another source said other teams are in on the slugger, too, and nothing appears i…
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  • Justin Verlander, Kate Upton caught on Kiss Cam at Cavs game

    Justin Verlander, Kate Upton caught on Kiss Cam at Cavs game

    yahoo.com Dec 3
    Justin Verlander showed up in enemy territory Tuesday night, taking in a Cleveland Cavaliers game in the land of King James. But when the Detroit Tigers pitcher has his girlfriend, model Kate Upton, in tow, not even Indians fans can be too bothered. The…
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  • O's acquire lefty Barnes from Indians for cash

    O's acquire lefty Barnes from Indians for cash

    MLB.com Nov 26
    The Indians traded left-hander Scott Barnes to the Orioles for cash considerations on Wednesday, with Baltimore also signing infielder Rey Navarro to a Major League contract.
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  • Indians acquire Brewer from D-backs; designate Barnes

    Indians acquire Brewer from D-backs; designate Barnes

    MLB.com Nov 23
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • 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.
  • 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.

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