The Mets obtain 12-time All-Star 2B Roberto Alomar in an 8-player deal with the Indians. In addition to Alomar, New York also receives P Mike Bacsik and OF-1B Danny Peoples. Cleveland gets OF Matt Lawton and bluechip prospect Alex Escobar, P Jerrod Riggan, and pitching prospect Billy Traber. Alomar had come off a brilliant season for the Indians in 2001 (.336/20/100) but would battle injuries the rest of his career and never hit higher than .266. He retired in 2004.
Today in Tribe History: June 25, 2011
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…
Today in Tribe History: June 24, 1997
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…
Today in Tribe History: June 23, 1968
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.
Today in Tribe History: June 22, 2001
The Cleveland Indians acquire the highly controversial John Rocker from the Atlanta Braves with a minor leaguer for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed.
Today in Tribe History: June 21, 1956
The “Red Baron”, Rick Sutcliffe, is born in Independence, Missouri.
Today in Tribe History: June 20, 1951
Cleveland gets an impressive day at the plate from second baseman Bobby Avila as the Indians knock off the Boston Red Sox, 14-8.