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Plain Dealer Nov 22, 2015

Cleveland Indians serve Thanksgiving meals at Progressive Field to 375 in need

The team served 185 pounds of turkey, 175 pounds of ham, 150 pounds of stuffing, 100 pounds of sweet potatoes, 100 pounds of mashed potatoes, 40 pounds of corn, 37 pounds of green beans, six gallons of gravy, three gallons of cranberry sauce and 900 pieces of dessert.
Plain Dealer Nov 22, 2015

Why didn't Cleveland Indians protect Hector Rondon in Rule 5 draft? Hey, Hoynsie

The Cubs, who certainly don't need much help these days, found some in the Rule 5 draft when they drafted their closer, Hector Rondon, on the Indians unprotected list.
Columbus Dispatch Nov 22, 2015

Baseball | Indians fill out roster; Lee will pitch in Japan

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};The Cleveland Indians have parted ways with Clippers reliever C.C. Lee and added five minor-leaguers to their 40-man roster.
Plain Dealer Nov 22, 2015

Will Jose Ramirez make it out of winter ball healthy? Cleveland Indians notes

The Indians and all big league teams do a balancing act when they let their players play winter ball. They like the idea of their players improving their skills, but injury is always a concern.
Plain Dealer Nov 21, 2015

Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' about trading a starter such as Danny Salazar and outfielders -- Terry Pluto (photos)

The Cleveland Indians absolutely must shop for a starting outfielder in the trade market. Who will be they willing trade?
Plain Dealer Nov 20, 2015

Cleveland Indians add 5 players to 40-man roster, part ways with reliever C.C. Lee

The Indians selected the contracts of outfielders Tyler Naquin and James Ramsey and pitchers Mike Clevinger, Shawn Morimando and Dylan Baker.
Akron Beacon Journal Nov 20, 2015

Indians add five players to 40-man roster ahead of Rule 5 Draft, sell contract of C.C. Lee to NPB

The Indians on Friday added five players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft and sold the contract of relief pitcher C.C. Lee. Rule 5 eligible players include those who were signed before turning 19 and have been in an organization for five years or those who were signed after turning 19 and have been in minor league baseball for four years. Any player who fits that description and isn’t on a 40-man roster is eligible to be drafted by another team, though that team must keep him on the active roster for at least a full season. Friday was the deadline for...
Plain Dealer Nov 20, 2015

Cleveland Indians announce promotions in baseball operations, amateur scouting departments

The Indians made a series of promotions in their baseball operations and amateur socuting departments. Chief among them was Matt Forman being promoted to director of baseball operations.
Plain Dealer Nov 20, 2015

2015 NL MVP: Bryce Harper, Joey Votto or Paul Goldschmidt? (photos, poll, videos)

Will Bryce Harper, Joey Votto or Paul Goldschmidt win the National League MVP Award today? Read breakdowns of each finalist, watch videos and take our poll.
Akron Beacon Journal Nov 19, 2015
Indians reportedly in trade talks with Blue Jays, Yankees and Dodgers

Indians reportedly in trade talks with Blue Jays, Yankees and Dodgers

The Indians have had trade talks with at least three teams, according to a report by Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi. Per the report, the Indians have engaged in at least preliminary talks with the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers. In all three cases, the Indians are looking to bring in an everyday outfielder in exchange for a starting pitcher.The Indians’ collection of young, talented pitchers in the starting rotation has been a known target for opposing teams, dating back to July’s trade deadline. Led by 2014 Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco, Danny...
Akron Beacon Journal Nov 19, 2015

HeldenFiles: Tales of Michael Oatman, Tad Devine, Kenny Lofton and Walter Kirn

Oh, the places we go, the people we see …When Oatman met Coulter. You may have seen some of the debate surrounding director Michael Oatman’s casting a white actor as Martin Luther King Jr. in a production at Kent State University. But Oatman can handle the heat. After all, he’s wrangled with commentator Ann Coulter on national television.It was back in 1999 that Bill Maher and his ABC show Politically Incorrect came to Cleveland in search of a “citizen panelist” — a regular person to join celebrities on the show in discussing current events. During the auditions, which I attended,...
Plain Dealer Nov 19, 2015

Cleveland Indians sign outfielder Shane Robinson, catcher Adam Moore to minor-league contracts

The club signed outfielder Shane Robinson to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to spring training. Robinson, who turned 31 last month, batted .250 with a .621 OPS and six stolen bases in 83 games for the Twins in 2015.
Plain Dealer Nov 19, 2015

AL MVP 2015: Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson or Lorenzo Cain? (photos, videos, poll)

Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson and Lorenzo Cain are the finalists for the AL Most Valuable Player award to be announced today. Read the case and watch videos for each player and take our poll.
Plain Dealer Nov 19, 2015

Jose Ramirez's injury, Cy Young semantics and Tribe trade rumors: Zack Meisel's musings

For now, the hot stove is lukewarm. With the Winter Meetings a little more than two weeks away, that should begin to change pretty soon. Here are five thoughts on Jose Ramirez, Cy Young balloting and Tribe trade rumors.

Could Cleveland Indians be Rockies' trade partner for pitching?

I was trolling big-league waters for possible trades that would bring pitching to the Rockies. The Cleveland Indians were a team that caught my eye.

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