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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | November 25, 2017

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: November 24, 1998

November 24, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians sign free agent and All-Star second baseman Roberto Alomar to a four-year tender worth between $30 and $32 million. Read More

Tribe Prospects All Done in Arizona Fall League Play

November 23, 2017 |

Cleveland prospects getting a little extra time in the sun in the desert of Arizona saw their offseason activity come to a close last Thursday with the completion of the Arizona Fall League regular season schedule.

Tribe players teamed with those from the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates to form the Glendale Desert Dogs roster. Glendale finished with a winning record at 16-14, but landed two games in back of the Peoria Javelinas (18-12) for the top mark in the AFL West Division. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 23, 1940

November 23, 2017 |

Pitcher Luis Tiant is born in Marianao, Cuba. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 22, 1971

November 22, 2017 |

Chris Chambliss is selected as the American League Rookie of the Year. He joined Herb Score as just the second Cleveland Indians player to receive the honor. Read More

Several Former Tribe Stars Highlight Next Batch of Hall Eligibles

November 21, 2017 |

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced on Monday the list of candidates on this year’s ballot for potential induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Several players with strong ties to the Cleveland Indians will make their first appearances.

A total of 33 candidates are up for the vote this offseason, including 19 players for the first time. The new class of candidates include several former Indians – Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel – as well as former Atlanta Braves stars Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones, New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui, and lethal left-hander Johan Santana. Read More

Tribe Claims Utility Man Refsnyder Off of Waivers from Toronto

November 21, 2017 |

While the Cleveland Indians spent a portion of the day protecting players from next month’s Rule 5 draft during the annual Winter Meetings, the team also snagged a player from a fellow American League club as they claimed Rob Refsnyder off of waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Refsnyder was added to the Indians’ 40-man roster, joining other new additions to the roster on Monday, including minor leaguers Julian Merryweather (starting pitcher), Eric Stamets (middle infielder), Yu-Cheng Chang (shortstop), and Willi Castro (shortstop). Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More

Indians Designate Crockett, Baker for Assignment, Add Five to 40-Man

November 20, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians made some roster moves on Monday, adding five players to the 40-man roster ahead of the Rule 5 cut off time while removing a pair of pitchers as left-handed reliever Kyle Crockett and minor league right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker were designated for assignment.

The Indians’ 40-man is now full at 40 players. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1988

November 20, 2017 |

Cleveland Indians reliever Cody Allen is born in Orlando, Florida. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2017 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 18, 1998

November 18, 2017 |

Cleveland and Pittsburgh pair up on a swap, as the Indians send young outfielder Brian Giles to the Pirates for reliever Ricardo Rincon. Read More

Speaking for League Park: Billy Evans, the Accidental Hall of Famer

November 17, 2017 |

Baseball seasons may come and go, but the baseball discussions never stop.

On Saturday, November 18, from 12-1 PM, one such conversation will occur at the Baseball Heritage Museum at historic League Park in Cleveland, Ohio, where published author and Did The Tribe Win Last Night writer Vince Guerrieri will present the story of Baseball Hall of Fame umpire and first Cleveland Indians general manager, Billy Evans. Read More