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Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade opportunities to the NL Central

Moving through the divisions for potential trades for Francisco Lindor, we explore possibilities for the Cleveland Indians within the NL Central. With the edict in place that Francisco Lindor will be traded prior to Opening Day, the Cleveland Indians are looking across Major League Baseball for possible trade partners. This time we’ll preview the NL […] Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade opportunities to the NL Central - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Jays Journal

Toronto Blue Jays: Enough with the Francisco Lindor rumours

With the Toronto Blue Jays marching into the winter months with an open pocketbook and an armada of free agent rumours, one that won’t dissipate is the potential of trading for Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor. With the World Series now over and the free agent market now in full swing, the Blue Jays front […] Toronto Blue Jays: Enough with the Francisco Lindor rumours - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Could Michael Brantley return to Cleveland?

After spending two seasons with the Houston Astros, Michael Brantley is once again a free agent. Could a reunion with the Cleveland Indians be in order? Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley is set to hit the free agent market once again after spending the last two seasons with the Houston Astros. Once the soul […] Cleveland Indians: Could Michael Brantley return to Cleveland? - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

sandiegouniontribune.com

Column: No second guess of Clevinger trade, but it's getting more interesting

Padres' A.J. Preller was right to take a big swing and deal with Indians

Blog Red Machine

The Cincinnati Reds answer at shortstop is a name you already know

The Reds answer at shortstop in 2021 is Freddy Galvis. Reds Country can stop the madness. There’s no need to scour the minor leagues, anticipate a soon-to-be free agent, or pull off a blockbuster trade with the Cleveland Indians. The answer to the Cincinnati Reds vacancy at shortstop is a name you already know; Freddy […] The Cincinnati Reds answer at shortstop is a name you already know - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pinstripe Alley

NYY news: Pinstripes all over the ballot

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Yankees have eight former players on HOF ballot; What would it take to get Francisco Lindor in pinstripes?; Lindy McDaniel passes away MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: The Baseball Writers’ Association of America released its 2021 Hall of Fame ballot on Monday. The Yankees will have eight former players on the ballot, including A.J. Burnett, LaTroy Hawkins, and Nick Swisher as newcomers. Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, and Bobby Abreu are also among the names from New York on the ticket. NJ.com | Mike Rosenstein: It’s no secret that the Cleveland Indians are looking to trade...

Rising Apple

Mets News: MLB.com suggests a Francisco Lindor for Jeff McNeil swap

The latest trade proposal going viral involving the New York Mets and Cleveland Indians includes Francisco Lindor going to the Big Apple in exchange for Jeff McNeil. Will they or won’t they? It’s a topic of just about every sitcom between the two leads. It’s also what New York Mets are wondering when it comes […] Mets News: MLB.com suggests a Francisco Lindor for Jeff McNeil swap - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trades possibilities to the AL Central

Moving through the divisions for potential trades for Francisco Lindor, we explore possibilities for the Cleveland Indians within the AL Central. The Cleveland Indians will be exploring trades for Francisco Lindor all offseason and the AL Central will be no exception. While the Indians would prefer to not move Lindor within the division, they will […] Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trades possibilities to the AL Central - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade packages from the AL East

Multiple AL East clubs have been linked as potential Francisco Lindor suitors. Here are trade packages the Cleveland Indians can explore with each of those five teams. All indications are that Francisco Lindor has played his final game in a Cleveland Indians uniform. Multiple reports state that Paul Dolan and Mike Chernoff plan to trade […] Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade packages from the AL East - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Cleveland Indians: Five trade packages for Francisco Lindor

The Cleveland Indians are looking to trade Francisco Lindor before Opening Day As the Cleveland Indians are a small market team, an organization that does not spend lots of money on players, they typically trade away their players before they get too expensive for them to keep. The COVID-19 pandemic has only made things worse […] Cleveland Indians: Five trade packages for Francisco Lindor - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Lone Star Ball

Bauer wins N.L. Cy Young; Darvish second

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ Trevor Bauer of the Cincinnati Reds beat out Yu Darvish for the National League Cy Young Award Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer was named the 2020 National League Cy Young Award winner, it was announced today. Bauer picked up 27 first place votes, and the other three voters gave him second place votes. Bauer is hitting the free agent market after his best season, putting up a 1.73 ERA in 73 IP over 11 starts. Bauer struggled for the Reds after being acquired from the Cleveland Indians at the trade deadline in 2019 in a three team deal, but led the National...

Over the Monster

The pros and cons of a potential Francisco Lindor deal

Photo by Jason Miller/ It’s not likely to happen, but there are fair arguments for and against As you may have heard earlier in the offseason, the Cleveland Indians intend to trade Francisco Lindor by Opening Day. This is a bold choice that in no way can or will backfire upon the Indians. Great teams trade away their best offensive stars all the time, like the 2020 Red Sox, and we all saw how great the 2020 Red Sox were. That said, if you squint, you can actually see how this makes more sense for the Indians than it may have for the Red Sox to deal Mookie Betts a year ago. First and...

That Balls Outta Here

Phillies among ‘strong candidates’ to land Francisco Lindor

The Phillies are reportedly in the running to acquire Indians SS Francisco Lindor This past season, Didi Gregorius was among the better offense-producing shortstops in recent Philadelphia Phillies history, slugging 22 extra-base hits while playing all 60 games. Now, the nine-year veteran is among a crowded free-agent shortstop class that also includes Marcus Semien and Andrelton Simmons. There are […] Phillies among ‘strong candidates’ to land Francisco Lindor - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rising Apple

Mets Trade Rumors: Indians want to make a Francisco Lindor deal

The latest New York Mets trade rumors involve the Cleveland Indians’ front office desire for the Mets to negotiate a trade for Francisco Lindor this winter. The Cleveland Indians are officially open for business in regards to star shortstop Francisco Lindor and with that being said they are first making their way onto the list […] Mets Trade Rumors: Indians want to make a Francisco Lindor deal - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

NESN.com

MLB Rumors: What Red Sox Are Prioritizing Over Francisco Lindor Trade

Don’t expect the Red Sox to be in on the Francisco Lindor sweepstakes. The Cleveland Indians reportedly intend to trade the star shortstop sometime this offseason. Lindor, 26, is due $19.5 million in 2021, the final year of his current contract. Some have suggested the Red Sox could pursue a trade for Lindor, given Alex […] The post MLB Rumors: What Red Sox Are Prioritizing Over Francisco Lindor Trade appeared first on NESN.com.

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade packages from the NL East

The Cleveland Indians have made it clear that they intend to trade Francisco Lindor before Opening Day 2021, so what could an NL East trade look like? While some were still holding out hope that the Cleveland Indians and Francisco Lindor could meet a long-term agreement, those were put to rest in just the last […] Cleveland Indians: Francisco Lindor trade packages from the NL East - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Cleveland Indians: Three possible destinations for Francisco Lindor

Where will the Cleveland Indians eventually trade Francisco Lindor to? Here are three possible options. In a move that the baseball world has anticipated for a long while now, the Cleveland Indians have formally told other teams around Major League Baseball that star shortstop Francisco Lindor is available for trade over the coming months. The […] Cleveland Indians: Three possible destinations for Francisco Lindor - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

New York Post

Mets’ quest for superstar front office should start with Indians exec

I’d say that Friday’s Mets news came right out of a script of “Billions,” featuring the Steve Cohen-inspired hedge-fund magnate Bobby Axelrod, except that it actually, eerily resembled the “Entourage” segment when Ari Gold took over his old agency by marching in with a paintball gun and splattering all whom he wanted gone. Sandy Alderson,...

Jays Journal

Toronto Blue Jays: Why they need to trade for Francisco Lindor

Another highly talented player in Francisco Lindor is reportedly looking for a new home. The Toronto Blue Jays could be a solid fit. It’s been over five years since the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians had the most heated rivalry in MLB. Remember when Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor punched former Blue Jays right fielder […] Toronto Blue Jays: Why they need to trade for Francisco Lindor - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

Rising Apple

Mets Trade Rumors: Francisco Lindor very much available this winter

New York Mets trade rumors are beginning to swirl and one name to pay attention to is the possibility of landing Francisco Lindor. MLB trade rumors are beginning to come in a little faster than results from the 2020 presidential election. One of the first big ones comes as no surprise. The Cleveland Indians are […] Mets Trade Rumors: Francisco Lindor very much available this winter - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - New York Mets News & Fan Community

Cincinnati.com

Indians intend to trade star shortstop Francisco Lindor by opening day

A free agent after the 2021 season, Francisco Lindor is expected to be traded by the Cleveland indians this winter.        

New York Post

Mets, Yankees possible targets as Indians look to trade Francisco Lindor

It looks like Francisco Lindor will be on the move soon. Cleveland had been expected to make the All-Star shortstop available, since Lindor is heading into his walk year in 2021. According to a report by USA Today Thursday, the Indians have informed teams they intend to trade him before Opening Day to avoid paying...

Redbird Rants

St. Louis Cardinals: The stars are not aligned for a Francisco Lindor trade

In a normal year, the St. Louis Cardinals would be contenders for Francisco Lindor. However, the stars are not aligned right now. For the last couple of years, each winter and trade deadline have brought rumors that the Cleveland Indians were interested in moving on from their superstar shortstop, Francisco Lindor. Each time that happened, […] St. Louis Cardinals: The stars are not aligned for a Francisco Lindor trade - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Cleveland Indians: Carlos Santana openly disrespected on multiple free agent lists

Carlos Santana had a down year at the plate and after the Cleveland Indians chose not to pick up his option, the pundits are disrespecting him on the open market. This is an exciting time of year for many baseball fans. Several baseball publications as well as fans alike, spend hours putting together free agent […] Cleveland Indians: Carlos Santana openly disrespected on multiple free agent lists - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Indians: Who will be the “face of the franchise” in 2021?

While the impending trade of Francisco Lindor takes up the news in Cleveland, there are some who ask, who will be the face of the Cleveland Indians in 2021? If anyone is asked around Cleveland, “Who would you say is the face of the Cleveland Indians?”, a vast majority would answer with Francisco Lindor. It’s […] Cleveland Indians: Who will be the “face of the franchise” in 2021? - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - A Cleveland Indians Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rox Pile

Colorado Rockies: The case for signing reliever Brad Hand

Throughout November, we will present the cases for and against some free agents that the Colorado Rockies may look at this offseason. Today, we look at the case for signing reliever Brad Hand. The Cleveland Indians surprised a lot of people, including most Indians fans, when they decided to not exercise their team option for […] Colorado Rockies: The case for signing reliever Brad Hand - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pinstripe Alley

The Yankees shouldn’t sit out a slow free agent market

Photo by Jason Miller/ The recent spate of declined club options around baseball suggests there will be a ton of bargains for aggressive teams. My phone buzzed Thursday afternoon with some surprising and slightly ominous news for Major League Baseball, its players and fans. The league, reeling from lost revenues due to a pandemic-shortened season played in empty ballparks, was signaling very strongly that “business as usual” remains far off in the distance; that there would be very little warmth to enjoy from the hot stove. It was a message from my brother: “Indians waived Brad...

Royals Review

Lesky’s Notes: The offseason is already wild

Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Just wait until guys start getting non-tendered. The World Series ended on Tuesday night and since then, there’s already been some craziness going on around baseball. All the free agents to be became officially free agents, which is normal. But with finances in flux around the game (don’t roll your eyes too hard), there are so many sort of bizarre decisions being made. One example is the Indians putting Brad Hand on waivers hoping someone will claim him so they don’t have to pay the $1 million buyout on his $10 million option. I know he wasn’t...

Biggest 2019 MLB Trade Deadline moves

Zack Greinke to the Astros. Marcus Stroman to the Mets. Trevor Bauer to the Reds. Yasiel Puig on the Indians. It was a quality MLB Trade Deadline!

Will Trevor Bauer's Meltdown Diminish His Trade Value? | Tiki + Tierney

Tiki Barber reacts to Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer firing two baseballs into the stands in frustration during a game against the Kansas City Royals. Tiki Barber then discusses whether or not this will diminish Trevor Bauer's value as a trading p

Frank Thomas on Bryce Harper's walk off and Cleveland's trade deadline strategy | MLB WHIPAROUND

Frank Thomas and Terry Collins join Chris Myers to discuss Bryce Harper's walk off single against the Dodgers and whether the Indians will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. #FOXSports #MLB #BryceHarper #Dodgers #Indians