Cooperstown added two more names to its collection of the legends of the game on Sunday night, when the National Baseball Hall of Fame announced that former MLBPA union chief Marvin Miller and catcher Ted Simmons had been selected by …
Unwilling to go to four years on a contract with their former first baseman Pete O’Brien, Cleveland adds a veteran bat to the lineup with the signing of free agent first baseman Keith Hernandez to a two-year, $3.5 million contract.
The Indians continue to bring in the reinforcements at catcher as for the second time in a week, the front office has added at the position.
Cleveland announced on Friday that the team had come to terms on a minor league deal with a spring training invite with 29-year-old Beau Taylor, who split last season with the Oakland and Toronto organizations.
The Cleveland Indians, fresh off of a disappointing sixth place 73-89 finish, trade their best offensive weapon, Joe Carter, to the San Diego Padres for Sandy Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Chris James, beginning what would become the best sustained run in the history of the franchise.
New Indians general manager Frank Lane makes his first trade for Cleveland, sending starting pitcher Early Wynn and outfielder Al Smith to the Chicago White Sox for former Tribe outfielder Minnie Minoso and infielder Fred Hatfield.