Indians manager Terry Francona met with Cleveland reporters for tea and crumpets today, and he decided to state the obvious and make some news all at once.
The quote comes from Jordan Bastian of MLB.com:
But Travis Hafner has an option year!!
It would seem that Francona doesn’t believe the team will look internally to fill the roster spots vacated by Hafner and Casey Kotchman. Nor should they, considering the current dearth of talent in the upper levels of the system.
In that vein, I understand that Shelley Duncan has recently filed for free agency….