Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Cleveland Indians”

Frank Robinson, Indians manager and Baseball Trailblazer, Passes Away at Age 83

Frank Robinson, who became the first black manager in Major League Baseball in 1975 for the Cleveland Indians, passed away on Thursday at the age of 83. Robinson managed the Indians during the last two years of his playing career, compiling a 186–189 record. In his first game as a player/manager, he hit a memorable […] More: Frank Robinson, Indians…

Indians Legend Sandy Alomar Jr. to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award During the Cleveland Sports Awards

Tuesday morning the Indians announced that current first base coach and former catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during 19th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards on February 6th in Downtown Cleveland. The former Tribe legend spent 11 years behind the plate and was a six-time All-Star selection and became the 33rd player to be inducted into the…

Indians Ink Free Agent Relief Pitcher Justin Grimm to Minor League Deal

The Indians, looking to rebuild their bullpen after losing Andrew Miller and having a number of players underperform last season, have inked free agent Justin Grimm to a minor league deal with a non-roster invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. Grimm has plenty of Major League experience, as the 30-year-old owns a career Major League record of 20-23 with…

The Indians Have Been Busy, But What Direction Do They Go Next to Fill the Voids on the Roster?

The Indians have purged their roster of a lot of players and money thus far this offseason, looking to shed payroll but also looking to build on the fly as they look for a fourth straight AL Central Title in 2019. The team has yet to fill the voids they have in the outfield, as well as the bullpen, but…

Cleveland Indians Are Winning the Offseason

As soon as teams got themselves excited at the possibility of pulling off a blockbuster trade for Kluber or Bauer, Chernoff and the Indians pulled the most epic “sike” of the 2018 offseason. In quiet fashion, the Indians have somehow managed to put themselves in a position to remain contenders for the foreseeable future. First, the Indians trade away catcher Yan Gomes to the…

Carlos Santana returning to Cleveland Indians; Edwin Encarnacion, Yandy Diaz leaving

  Jon Heyman with the MLB Network, who was first to report the trade, tweeted that Santana is said to be “thrilled” to return to Cleveland where he never sold his home. Santana was part of the 2016 team that made the World Series run, but signed with the Phillies at the end of last year, then went to the…

Indians acquire Carlos Santana, Jake Bauers

Much of the talk that surrounded the Indians entering the 2018 Winter Meetings revolved around Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer. But when Cleveland announced its three-team trade Thursday morning, it did not involve either of its starting pitchers. The Indians acquired Carlos Santana from the Mariners in exchange for Edwin Encarnacion and sent Yandy Diaz to Tampa Bay for Jake Bauers in part of the three-way deal. More: Indians acquire Carlos…

Cleveland Indians exercise option on Carlos Carrasco, sign him to 2-year extension

At least that is one of the big arms staying for awhile.  Let’s hope the Indians find a way to keep Kluber. Carlos Carrasco, who went 17-10 with a 3.38 ERA and 231 strikeouts in 2018, will stay with the Indians through 2022 after the team exercised its option and signed him to an extension. More: Cleveland Indians exercise option…