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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:57:57 EDTMichael Brantley stared at the lineup sheet hanging inside the Indians' clubhouse on Sunday morning and did not see his name. The Indians' left fielder then pulled the paper off the wall, and he marched into the team's training room.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:22:35 EDTElementary scoop: GM's kid adorably leaks news?
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:15:00 EDTThe Indians made a flurry of decisions on Sunday morning, bringing their Opening Day roster a little more into focus.
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:37:34 EDTMichael Brantley launched his first home run of the spring, helping power a five-run first inning in the Indians' 6-5 Cactus League victory over the D-backs on Sunday at Salt River Fields.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:33:49 EDTAustin Jackson was called into the office of Indians manager Terry Francona on Sunday morning. After their closed-door discussion, the veteran outfielder emerged and his name remained in the lineup for the afternoon game against the D-backs.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:44:55 EDTThe very late-inning machinations that had helped Cleveland manager Terry Francona extend Game 7 of the World Series into an extra inning had introduced what had once seemed impossible: Championship dreams rested in the bat of little, light-hitting Michael Martinez.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:40:13 EDTThe Indians painted a clear picture of the landscape for Bradley Zimmer at the start of Spring Training. The club's No. 1 prospect, per MLBPipeline.com, was not in camp to be on the Opening Day roster, but rather to gain valuable experience and, above all else, to make a strong impression.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:36:45 EDTWho do the Indians have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cleveland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:38:06 EDTJose Ramirez was not wrapped in bubble wrap, as was jokingly posted on his Twitter account Friday night. The source of that joke is there are still steps left before Ramirez and the Indians can officially announce the five-year, $26-million contract extension that was agreed upon on Friday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:31:56 EDTDanny Hayes' ninth-inning grand slam capped off a six-homer day for the White Sox in a 10-7 Cactus League victory over the Indians on Saturday at Goodyear Ballpark. Four of Chicago's shots came off Tribe righty Josh Tomlin, who was still able to work into the seventh in his continued march toward the regular season.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:25:35 EDTJason Kipnis has taken the first step back toward the Indians lineup. The second baseman resumed baseball activities Friday, continuing his comeback from a right shoulder injury that has kept him sidelined for most of the spring.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:32:17 EDTOn Friday night, MLB.com confirmed that the Indians reached an agreement with Jose Ramirez on a five-year, $26 million contract extension that includes team options for 2022 and '23, pending a physical. The deal has a maximum value of $50 million.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:58:37 EDTFollowing a conservative start to camp -- due to the heavy load he shouldered in the postseason last year -- Corey Kluber is on target to take the ball for the Indians in the April 3 opener against the Rangers in Arlington.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:37:02 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Indians' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:13:47 EDTEvery pitch Carlos Carrasco has thrown since his elbow flareup earlier this spring has provided a little more peace of mind. On Friday, the Indians starter logged three innings against the Cubs in a 4-2 victory and again felt a mental lift. "I can throw like normal," Carrasco said. "Now, I can throw every pitch."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:32:14 EDTStarters Carlos Carrasco and John Lackey combined to give up just one run over nine innings as the Indians topped the Cubs, 4-2, on Friday afternoon at Sloan Park.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:16:00 EDTAndrew Miller returned to Arizona with a strong sense of pride over Team USA's championship run in the World Baseball Classic. The Indians' lefty relief ace also rejoined Cleveland's camp unsatisfied with how he has thrown the ball over the past two weeks.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:22:26 EDTHoby Milner understood the landscape when he stepped into the Indians' clubhouse at the start of this spring. There was only one bullpen spot available and Cleveland already had a pair of skilled veteran lefites on the team in Andrew Miller and Boone Logan.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:28:06 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic now complete, shortstop Francisco Lindor, catcher Roberto Perez, relief ace Andrew Miller and reliever Joseph Colon returned to Tribe camp. Over the next few days, they'll begin being worked back into the Cactus League mix.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:52:50 EDTIndians ace Corey Kluber looked sharp during an 8-3 win over the Rockies on Thursday in his continued march toward Opening Day. Cleveland is still trying to determine whether left fielder Michael Brantley will also be ready for the start of the season.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:55:02 EDTYandy Diaz has spent a lot of time on the backfields at the Indians' complex over the past couple of weeks. An opportunity exists for him at third base, so Diaz has been working hard with third-base coach and infield instructor Mike Sarbaugh, like a student cramming for an exam.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:01:47 EDTDespite easily his ugliest line this spring and an early exit, Indians starter Danny Salazar declared himself ready for the regular season with less than two weeks before Opening Day.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDTFollowing a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:00:19 EDTThe fact Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco came out of Monday's Minor League appearance feeling healthy is an important start. But he will have to ramp it up in his next two appearances if he is to start the team's second game of the regular season.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:37:00 EDTRockies lefty Kyle Freeland continued his push for a rotation spot by striking out five in five innings, and delivering a two-RBI single, in a 10-2 victory over the Indians on Wednesday afternoon at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:32:52 EDTCan Yandy Diaz play adequate defense at third? Beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:37:30 EDTThere's more to the Indians' strikeout rate than big arms and devastating pitches. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway credits the organization's opponent scouting system with giving pitchers confidence in their ability to get ahead in the count.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:39:08 EDTAstros' No. 13 prospect J.D. Davis is hitting well lately, going 3-for-4 on Wednesday and notching multihit games in three of his past six contests.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:10:02 EDTTo a somewhat turbulent Tribe camp arrived a much-appreciated Smooth day. It was Dr. Smooth, otherwise known as Michael Brantley, out there in left field and in the second spot of the batting order on Monday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:51:03 EDTThe music that blared from from the back corner of the Indians' clubhouse on Monday morning made it clear: Carlos Santana was back from the World Baseball Classic.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:19:14 EDTWhen Michael Brantley was pulled for a pinch-runner in the fifth inning on Monday, the Indians outfielder received a warm round of applause from his Goodyear Ballpark audience.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:07:38 EDTCarlos Carrasco did not care about his pitching line. All the Indians starter was concerned about was the fact that his arm felt strong. He fired fastballs and spun an array of offspeed pitches in a Minor League start on Monday.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:00:54 EDTIn sorting through their options for second base, the Indians needed a better understanding of how much time Jason Kipnis would miss with his ongoing right shoulder issue. Cleveland now has a clearer picture as Opening Day approaches.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:32:16 EDTIndians manager Terry Francona raved about getting to know outfield prospect Greg Allen this spring. The manager called infielder Ronny Rodriguez an intriguing player when discussing the race for the utility role.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:16:32 EDTLefty Patrick Corbin turned in a strong Cactus League outing in a 4-4 tie with the Indians on Sunday afternoon, logging five innings at Goodyear Ballpark in his latest push for a spot in the Arizona rotation.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:35:24 EDTNo pitcher wants to go under the knife, but Cody Anderson weighed his options and discussed his situation with medical experts and even some teammates. After considering all the factors, Anderson felt Tommy John surgery was the proper course of action.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:02:25 EDTTyler Naquin was a teenager when Grady Sizemore was patrolling center field and emerging as a young star for the Indians. When Naquin watched Sizemore play, he saw the kind of player he envisioned himself developing into someday.