Indians trade Brandon Moss for St. Louis prospect Rob Kaminsky

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Late night rumors quickly turned into early morning confirmation, as the Cleveland Indians have reportedly traded Brandon Moss to the St. Louis Cardinals. In return, the Indians will receive pitching prospect Rob Kaminsky, a 2013 first-round pick. SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo was first to report murmurs on Wednesday night. St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bernie Miklasz confirmed the

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MLB Trade Rumors: Lonnie Chisenhall reportedly available

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it’s not exactly selling high, but it appears that the Cleveland Indians have made third baseman, and former first-round draft pick, Lonnie Chisenhall available for trade.’s Buster Olney reports that the inexpensive Chisenhall could be the target of a team looking for a left-handed bat to fill a utility spot. Selected with the 29th

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Are the Mets eying up Ryan Raburn and David Murphy?

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It would appear that the rest of the baseball world is considering the Cleveland Indians’ front office sellers as the league’s trade deadline nears. On Monday, it was a FOX Sports speculating about Brandon Moss; today, it’s Joel Sherman of the NY Post who thinks that the New York Mets could be targeting the other

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Could Indians be looking to trade Jose Ramirez?

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The Cleveland Indians are in an odd situation when it comes to the upcoming trade deadline. Yes, they’re a disappointing team sitting at 44-47. They remain only 5.5 games out of a wild card spot. Are they a buyer or a seller? Regardless of arbitrary titles, there is some hope with the development of rookies

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Indians could move Brandon Moss by trade deadline

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Roughly one week ago, Cleveland Indians president Mark Shapiro discussed the addition of outfielder Brandon Moss, saying that the veteran slugger has been “as productive as hoped” who is “better than we thought defensively.” Fast forward to today, and we have ourselves a bit of a contradictory report, stating that the Tribe would love to

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MLB Winter Meetings Primer: The Indians Won’t Stand Pat

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The 2014 MLB Winter Meetings week is here! There has been lots of speculation and rumors already leading up the the convention of GMs, agents, and players looking for work that will take place at the Hilton Bayfront in beautiful San Diego, California. What, you thought it was going to be in Milwaukee? Every team comes to

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Indians and As expected to make a deal Friday

Brandon Moss Home Run Oakland As Cleveland Indians

While unwilling to trade for one of the best third basemen in the game of baseball, could Cleveland Indians general manager Chris Antonetti have something else up his sleeve when it comes to a deal with the Oakland Athletics? The Indians have been recently linked to As infielder Brandon Moss, with deal that could reportedly

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A Ubaldo Reunion?

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Would Ubaldo JImenez in an Indians uniform again frighten you?

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Indians almost acquired Josh Willingham…Again

Those are Josh Willingham's legs as he slowly rounds the bases

It wasn’t that long ago that the Cleveland Indians front office would not give Josh Willingham an extra year on his contract, ultimately losing him to a division rival. Earlier this month, the Minnesota Twins waived the right-handed slugger and traded him to the Kansas City Royals—the team that now sits in first place in

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Indians interested in reliever Joaquin Benoit

While David Price’s name continues to be bantered about, the Cleveland Indians join the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates as teams interested in San Diegot Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman iterates that while the Indians haven’t established themselves as ‘buyers’ heading into the deadline, they could be leaning that way. Benoit is owed

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Francona on Masterson: “He’s not going anywhere”

In response to rumors that the Cleveland Indians were shopping All-Star starting pitcher Justin Masterson, Tribe manager Terry Francona says there is nothing to see here. “He’s not going anywhere,” Francona said in a phone interview with Crain’s Cleveland’s Kevin Kleps. “I called him and told him this morning that if he has been reading

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians “listening to offers” for Justin Masterson

FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cleveland Indians are listening to trade offers for Justin Masterson as front offices gather in Orlando for this year’s winter meetings. Sources: #Indians listening on Masterson with idea of exploring longer-term options. Masterson entering final season before free agency. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 10, 2013 As has been

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MLB Trade Rumors: Cleveland could still a be landing spot for David Price

While the big-spending Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners are considered to be potential landing spots for 2012 Cy Young award winner David Price, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports says that MLB fans should not count out the Cleveland Indians. In a recent column surrounding potential deals involving top-flight starting pitchers, Morosi feels that a package

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The Diff: What’s up with Justin Masterson’s Indians future?

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about Dion Waiters’ present and future. This week, I’m talking about Justin Masterson’s upcoming contract situation. The ace of the Cleveland Indians is under team control for only

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians interested in Oakland’s Brett Anderson

Though acquiring arms at a rapid pace, it appears that the Oakland Athletics are looking to trade starting pitcher Brett Anderson. Per ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Cleveland Indians are reportedly one of the few teams interested in acquiring the 25-year-old southpaw. Oakland is said to be working through Brett Anderson trade possibilities; Seattle and Cleveland

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How crazy would it be for Indians to consider trading Michael Bourn?

Michael Bourn

The Indians shocked much of baseball by signing All-Star outfielder Michael Bourn in February to a deal worth up to $60 million over five years. While the team then surprised en route to 92 wins and an AL Wild Card appearance, Bourn disappointed. After a four-year near-superstar average of 4.8 jWAR (definition here), he posted

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MLB Rumor: Are Indians a “sleeper” for David Price trade?

This article is a few days old now, but still very relevant to the Indians set-to-be hectic offseason. ESPN Insider’s Jim Bowden contemplated on Friday (subscription required) about six potential trade destinations for Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price. The 2012 Cy Young Winner is presumed to be on his way out of Tampa Bay,

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Kubel deal is low in risk, but likely low in reward: Tribe Talk

Jason Kubel, dreaming of the day, he'll be waived and scooped up by the Indians for cash and spare parts.

Late Thursday night, your Cleveland Indians acquired outfielder Jason Kubel from Arizona for a Player to be Named Later. The left-handed hitting Kubel whom you may remember from his days in Minnesota was someone whom the Indians looked at two winters ago in the free agent market. He eventually signed a two-year $16 million deal with

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MLB News: Indians land outfielder Jason Kubel in trade with Arizona

(Update 10 a.m.: While no official announcement has been made, the Indians have reportedly landed Kubel for a Player to be Named Later. The Diamondbacks will help pay for the bulk of the money owed to Kubel.) — It’s no secret that the Indians have struggled offensively over the last month-plus. It looks like, at

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians “a fit” for Giants’ Javier Lopez

The Cleveland Indians are being linked to current San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Javier Lopez. Multiple teams interested in Javier Lopez of the Giants, who has allowed an earned run in one of his last 33 outings. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 28, 2013 Want to know where the trade market is? The Giants

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