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Mejia among Indians' dark-horse candidates

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:20:25 EDT

Every spring, there are players with lockers in the crowded clubhouses who are off the public radar. The cameras focus on the stars, core pieces and veterans, while other players quietly get in their daily work away from the Spring Training spotlight. And then, some of those players prove critical to the season that follows.

Clevinger set for first action against Reds

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:15:34 EDT

The World Series is the goal for every Indians player and that quest officially begins on Friday, when they host the Reds at 3:05 p.m. ET in their Cactus League opener at Goodyear Ballpark on MLB.TV. Right-hander Mike Clevinger will get the start and the Tribe nine will be packed with star power out of the chute.

Lindor on WS ring: 'We're going after it'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:46:34 EDT

Francisco Lindor had not stopped thinking about the Indians' early exit from the October stage last season. The star shortstop still has a pit in his stomach at the thought of how close they came to winning the World Series two years ago.

Top 30 Prospects list is 100% homegrown

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:24:40 EDT

Francisco Mejia and speedy outfielder Greg Allen, both of whom contributed down the stretch after receiving a September callup in 2017, are expected to take on larger roles with the club in 2018.

Indians add Torres to their spring bullpen mix

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:07:53 EDT

There is an opening in the Indians' bullpen and the club is introducing another arm into the spring competition. On Wednesday, confirmed that the Tribe has agreed to terms with reliever Carlos Torres on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Spring Training, pending the completion of a physical.

Otero finds happy place in Tribe's bullpen

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:05:53 EDT

It didn't take long for the Indians to wrap up contract negotiations with Dan Otero in the offseason. The club reached out to the reliever and asked him if he would be open to signing a two-year deal. That was all he needed to hear.

Indians honor late staffer with spring cap patch

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:12:37 EDT

For the past decade, the late Matt Pruzinsky was a part of Cleveland's spring environment, and the team is now honoring his memory.There's a patch on the right side of all the hats belonging to Indians Minor League staffers and players, and will remain a part of their Spring Training uniform. The white rectangle with red trim has "MATTI P 26" written on it.

Indians' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:36:45 EDT

Who do the Indians have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cleveland's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:46:29 EDT

All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.

Allen, Tribe ready to fill Shaw's shoes in 'pen

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:19:13 EDT

For the past five years, reliever Bryan Shaw was a constant part of the Tribe's environment. The right-hander earned a reputation as one of the most durable setup men in the game and more than earned the trust of Francona. That, in turn, earned Shaw a lucrative free-agent contract this past offseason, leaving an empty locker that could be challenging for Cleveland to fill.

Lindor strong-arms first full-squad workout

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:51:26 EDT

Every February, Francisco Lindor cuts the sleeves off a team-issued hoodie and wears that during workouts around the Indians' Arizona complex. This year, the spring ritual revealed what appeared to be bulkier biceps on the high-energy shortstop.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:49:59 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Francona happy to be back in Indians' camp

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:10:06 EDT

Terry Francona said his father never quite understood why the nickname made it to a second generation. Tito is what the elder Francona was called since his youth, and it is now what friends and family, and even players in the clubhouse, often use for the Indians' manager.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:28:01 EDT

From 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.

MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:41:47 EDT

Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.

Upton eyes roster spot; Kipnis preps for 2B

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:20:15 EDT

Indians manager Terry Francona described his conversations with Melvin Upton Jr. as one of the highlights of his offseason. The veteran outfielder is coming off a disappointing season marred by injury, but he is healthy now and is hoping to earn a place on the Opening Day roster.

Davis reunites with Tribe on Minor League deal

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:10:57 EDT

Rajai Davis went through a physical on Saturday to put the final touches on a Minor League contract with the Indians, who invited the veteran to big league camp with a shot at cracking the Opening Day roster.

Anderson throws first mound session since TJ

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:56:04 EDT

Cody Anderson could not stop smiling as he made his way down a hallway inside the Indians' complex on Saturday morning. The big right-hander was roughly an hour away from throwing off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery on his throwing elbow last spring.

Relive Davis' World Series Game 7 heroics

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:33:53 EDT

Relive Davis' World Series Game 7 heroics

Re-energized Kluber ready to turn the page

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:21:59 EDT

The exact details behind what was ailing Corey Kluber in the American League Division Series remain unknown. Four months later, the ace of the Indians' staff stood in front of his locker and offered the same brief summation that he uttered after Cleveland's final loss of last season.

New Indians pitching coach keeping status quo

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:51:16 EDT

Carl Willis is not coming to camp with plans of making any drastic changes to the approach of the Indians' pitchers. For the most part, Cleveland's new pitching coach is inheriting a veteran staff, so the primary goal is to keep the group's collective success rolling.

Going for silver: Lindor shows off new hairdo

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:54:04 EDT

While Francisco Lindor spoke with reporters on Friday morning, Jason Kipnis could not stop laughing while at his locker. Pitcher Cody Anderson walked by with a wide grin, ran his fingers across Lindor's hair and then pulled the shortstop into a friendly headlock.

Salazar may not be ready for Tribe opener

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:24:56 EDT

The competition for the last two spots in the Indians' rotation has already hit a snag. On Thursday, when Cleveland held its first official workout for pitchers and catchers, the team announced that right-hander Danny Salazar is a couple of weeks behind the rest of the arms in camp.

Words cannot do justice to Lindor's haircut

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:14:38 EDT

Words cannot do justice to Lindor's haircut

Brantley (ankle) questionable for Opening Day

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:40:17 EDT

Michael Brantley is once again on the comeback trail, hoping to rejoin the regular spring schedule rather than working through a detailed program provided by the Indians' medical and training staff. Following surgery on his right ankle in October, Brantley is behind the pack this preseason and his availability for Opening Day is questionable.

Bauer wins in arbitration case with Indians

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:50:22 EDT

Trevor Bauer enjoyed a career year with the Indians last season, and it was up to an arbitration panel to determine how the pitcher would be rewarded for his work.

Tito Francona, father of Indians skipper, dies

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:53:24 EDT

John Patsy "Tito" Francona, the father of Indians manager Terry Francona and a veteran of 15 Major League seasons, died Tuesday night at his home in New Brighton, Pa. He was 84.

Francona mourns loss of father, biggest fan

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:40:50 EDT

Pitchers and catchers are in camp, and soon enough a new season will begin with the Indians and their broken-hearted skipper trying to do something special. If they are able to win it all this year, Terry Francona won't have to check his phone to know his dad is watching.

Tribe needs to solve LF, 3B spots this spring

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:10:30 EDT

The same question has hovered over the Indians' preseason for three years now: Will Michael Brantley be ready in time for Opening Day? Injuries have hindered the All-Star left fielder's preparation in the past and are once again casting doubt over his potential availability for Spring Training.

Hanigan inks Minors deal with Tribe

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:03:59 EDT

Ryan Hanigan sat at his locker inside the Indians' clubhouse on Thursday morning, trying on a set of shin guards. The veteran had completed the physical that finalized his Minor League contract and was getting ready for Cleveland's first official workout for pitchers and catchers.