4:23 AM EST, Fri January 30, 2015
News-Herald 6 hours ago

Lake County Captains: New manager Shaun Larkin, Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton entertain crowd

The promise of spring and baseball cut through the wintry weather Jan. 29 as the Lake County Captains hosted the 13th annual Hot Stove Dinner at Classic Park.Among the featured guests speaking to a capacity crowd of 250 were new Captains manager Shaun Larkin, Indians radio announcer Tom Hamilton and six Tribe minor-league prospects participating in the team's Winter Development Program.
Dan Labbe / Plain Dealer 13 hours ago

Looking back on Kyrie Irving's 55, looking ahead to Indians and talking Browns: Sports Insider

Chris Haynes, Paul Hoynes and Mary Kay Cabot joined the show on Thursday.

Cleveland Indians ranked 16th best system, Francisco Lindor the No. 6 prospect per ESPN’s Keith Law

ESPN’s Keith Law came out with his annual system and prospect rankings this week, and the Indians, for the most part, are in the middle of the road in baseball. As a minor league system, Law ranked the Indians 16th, which was fourth in the division (although only Minnesota, at No. 2, was in the top 10). Detroit, meanwhile, is ranked as having the worst system in the league. Law states that the Indians had “perhaps my favorite 2014 draft class,” something that was needed after some of the team’s top-10 prospects struggled last season. Individually, shortstop Francisco Lindor is...
Plain Dealer 17 hours ago
Cleveland Indians counting too much on bounce-back players? Hey, Hoynsie!

Cleveland Indians counting too much on bounce-back players? Hey, Hoynsie!

Should the Indians have been more active in player acquisition this offseason instead of counting on so many players bouncing back from injury?
News-Herald Jan 28, 2015
Indians manager Terry Francona won't rush back players dealing with injuries

Indians manager Terry Francona won't rush back players dealing with injuries

Just call it Camp Rehab, Terry Francona, proprietor.In less than a month, the Indians' manager will welcome 60 players to the club's spring training complex in Goodyear, Ariz. Some of those players will be 100 percent healthy.Three who won't are Jason Kipnis, Nick Swisher and Brandon Moss.
Plain Dealer Jan 28, 2015
Third base prospect Giovanny Urshela on track to be ready for spring training: Cleveland Indians notes

Third base prospect Giovanny Urshela on track to be ready for spring training: Cleveland Indians notes

The Indians consider him the most skilled defensive third baseman in their organization. They also named him the recipient of the Lou Boudreau Award, given to the top position player in the farm system. Should Lonnie Chisenhall falter, Urshela could get a look.
Plain Dealer Jan 28, 2015

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona: defensive shifts can't be banned

New Commissioner Rob Manfred says he's open for discussing a ban on defensive shifts to improve offense, but manager Terry Francona says that would be "opening a can of worms."
News-Herald Jan 28, 2015
Cleveland Indians: James Ramsey has chance to flourish in Tribe system

Cleveland Indians: James Ramsey has chance to flourish in Tribe system

Pop quiz: Who did the Indians get when they traded Justin Masterson to St. Louis at the trade deadline last year?No, not Zach Walters. That was the Asdrubal Cabrera trade with Washington.For Masterson, the Indians got outfielder James Ramsey who, unlike Walters, was not brought to the big-league club.
News-Herald Jan 28, 2015
Jim Ingraham: Cleveland Indians need Nick Swisher to live up to placement

Jim Ingraham: Cleveland Indians need Nick Swisher to live up to placement

When he signed with the team, he was given the prestigious locker that occupies the most exclusive real estate in the Indians' enormous clubhouse.It's the locker right next to the doorway that leads to the showers and trainer's room. There is one locker next to it that is almost always kept empty, so the occupant actually gets double the space for his stuff than do most of the other players.
News-Herald Jan 28, 2015
Cleveland Indians: Yan Gomes entering prime years of his career

Cleveland Indians: Yan Gomes entering prime years of his career

Nobody had a better look at Corey Kluber's Cy Young season than Yan Gomes.The Indians' catcher not only had a front-row seat, he contributed to it. Whenever he is asked about his historic 2014 season, Kluber is quick to give plenty of credit to Gomes, who in his first full season as an everyday player quickly emerged as one of the top all-around catchers in the American League.
Plain Dealer Jan 27, 2015

How Cleveland Indians pitching prospect Dylan Baker emerged from the Alaskan tundra

"I didn't think it was going to happen, especially playing in Juneau and never being scouted," Baker said. "It's pretty much just a dream."
Plain Dealer Jan 27, 2015

Cleveland Indians prospects better get used to playing beat the clock

MLB is scheduled to use pitch clocks at Class AA and Class AAA this year. Indians players who played under the clock last year in the Arizona Fall League said they had to make adjustments in their games.
Plain Dealer Jan 27, 2015

Cleveland Indians, Oakland Athletics talking trade for Brandon Moss

The Indians are interested in acquiring Brandon Moss from the A's.
Plain Dealer Jan 27, 2015

Cleveland Indians invite No.1 picks Francisco Lindor, Tyler Naquin to spring training

Jake Lowery, James Ramsey, Will Roberts, Ryan Rohlinger and Jordan Smith were invited to big league camp along with Francisco Lindor and Naquin. The Indians, to date, have 20 players coming to spring training as invitees.
Angels add former Indians RHP Frank Hermann

Angels add former Indians RHP Frank Hermann

The Angels added right-hander Frank Herrmann, who appeared in parts of three seasons with the Cleveland Indians, to their spring training roster on Tuesday. Herrmann signed a minor league deal. Herrmann, 30, posted a 4.26 ERA in 120 1/3 innings from...

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