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MLB Free Agency: Indians sign veteran reliever Scott Atchison

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The Cleveland Indians have signed a deal with 37-year-old veteran reliever Scott Atchison, the team announced on Monday afternoon. The agreement is a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Atchison appeared in 50 games for the New York Mets in 2013, finishing 3-3 with a 4.37 ERA. He was then non-tendered this

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Indians take a flier on injury-prone starter Shaun Marcum

Shaun Marcum alone is not a game-changer. But with relatively little possible cost and minimal team risk, the Cleveland Indians just added a bit more upside to their 2014 roster. Yesterday, the 32-year-old former Milwaukee Brewer and Toronto Blue Jay reached agreement with the Tribe to compete for the open No. 5 rotation spot. Marcum

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Tribe Weekend Recap: Two out of three is good, but…..

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We have been talking about it for weeks, pointing towards it even. Some would even say counting on it. The soft September schedule arrived just in the nick of time. After taking the final two of the three-game set with Baltimore, the scheduling Gods smiled on your Cleveland Indians as the dead-end New York Mets

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MLB News: Corey Kluber activated from DL for Saturday start

Right-hander Corey Kluber was officially activated from the 15-day disabled list this afternoon, returning to the Cleveland Indians active roster for a start tonight against the New York Mets. Kluber has been on the disabled list for the past month with right long finger soreness, which was a similar issue that plagued Zach McAllister earlier

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MLB News: Grady Sizemore resumes baseball activities

Last we heard from former Cleveland Indians All-Star Grady Sizemore, he was eyeing a mid-season return to the game when he was healthy enough to compete again. Per a Boston Globe report by Nick Cafardo today, it appears that the 30-year-old has indeed resumed activities. Here’s his tidbit when discussing Boston’s plans and other notable

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Sizemore potentially eying mid-season to sign with MLB team

Rather than signing a multi-million deal and hoping to play, veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore will not sign a contract for the 2013 MLB season until he is 100 percent recovered from his recent microfracture surgery. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports, via the player’s representative, that Sizemore may not even consider putting pen to paper until the

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MLB News: Mets “very interested” in Grady Sizemore

The New York Mets are reportedly hot on the trail of former Cleveland Indians outfielder Grady Sizemore. Heard the #Mets are very interested in Grady Sizemore. He’s coming off microfracture surgery, but I would def take a shot w him. — Kevin Burkhardt (@KBurkhardtSNY) December 20, 2012 Sizemore is coming off a second microfracture knee

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Why The Indians Shouldn’t Trade For Jose Reyes

Before we even get started, let’s not pretend like the Indians were ever truly in the market to trade prospects for a guy on a contract year making $11 million with the prospect of making Jayson Werth or Carl Crawford type money.  The Indians have made it clear that this couldn’t be further removed from

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MLB Trading Block: Mets Looking to Shop Wright?

Another guest post today, this time from Al DiFranco. It seems the Mets are a mess and are looking to deal Reyes or Wright or both. Al thinks the Indians should take a chance on David Wright. Earlier today, ESPNNewYork.com cited sources indicating that Mets 3B David Wright may be on the trade block. Wright

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Tribe loses 3rd in a row in Talbot’s worst start of the season

The Indians lost their third game in a row in interleague play last night against the New York Mets at Progressive Field, where audible “Let’s Go Mets!” chants could be heard in the sparse crowd of just over fourteen thousand.  Mitch Talbot, who lasted only four innings behind poor fielding in his last outing, struggled

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First On the Block: Mark DeRosa

That took long. After last night’s debacle in Kansas City, the first sign of surrender has been posted on GM Mark Shapiro’s office door. According to SI.com’s Jon Heyman, the Indians are now fielding offers for the multi-positioned Mark DeRosa. Heyman says: The Mets are one possibility for DeRosa, since the versatile 34-year-old could play

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Report: Roberto Alomar Victim of Lawsuit, AIDS

  Wow.  They talk about falls from grace, but today’s news out of New York may be one of the more shocking stories that I have read in quite some time.  Former Indians second baseman Roberto Alomar, now 41-years of age, is currently on the unfortunate end of a lawsuit that claims he had sexual intercourse with

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Is Rafael Betancourt on the Move?

As of right now, the Indians have a handful of guaranteed bullpen slots come opening day.  The recently signed Kerry Wood will immediately assume the role of closer, with Rafael Perez, Jensen Lewis, Rafael Betancourt and Masa Kobayashi filling in where needed.  Then we have the deal that sent Franklin Gutierrez to Seattle, ultimately landing

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Remembering Ryan Church

While the Indians continue to long for runs scored, I couldn’t help but draw attention to outfielder Ryan Church; now with the New York Mets.  If you don’t remember, Church was drafted by the Indians back in 2000, and was traded in 2004 with Maicer Izturis (yep, we had him too) to the Expos for pitcher

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Browns, Indians, Minutes

02/02 Minute: Chicks Dig The Long Snap

I’m not sure how I missed this earlier in the week, but with big thanks to Mike over at Kid Cleveland I am now privy to the information that Browns long-snapper Ryan Pontbriand is heading to Hawaii with teammates Joe Thomas, Braylon Edwards and Joshua Cribbs. As he mentioned, with the Pontbriand selection back in

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