After only one season in Cleveland, and a very productive one at that, third baseman Matt Williams is traded from the Indians to the Arizona Diamondbacks for another all-star third baseman Travis Fryman, pitcher Tom Martin and $3 million. Fryman had played the previous eight seasons with the Detroit Tigers before being traded to Arizona on November 18th. Less than a month later he was then dealt to Cleveland where he would play five more seasons before retiring in 2002.
In one of the more unfortunate and unusual losses of the season, the Indians fell to the San Francisco Giants, 1-0, as the lone run of the…
Less than three years after signing with the club, 21-year-old right-hander Jaret Wright makes his Major League debut in front of a packed Jacobs Field crowd and…
For the sixth time this season, Luis Tiant throws a complete game shutout as he and his Cleveland teammates blank the Detroit Tigers, 3-0.
The Cleveland Indians acquire the highly controversial John Rocker from the Atlanta Braves with a minor leaguer for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed.
The “Red Baron”, Rick Sutcliffe, is born in Independence, Missouri.