The Cleveland Indians announced early Tuesday afternoon several important front office moves, several of which had been speculated for quite some time.
General manager Chris Antonetti has been named president of baseball operations, while assistant general manager Mike Chernoff has been promoted to general manager and Derek Falvey has been named assistant GM.
Antonetti is not expected at this time to deal with the business side of the organization but will instead focus on the baseball operations, a growing trend around the Major League Baseball landscape. He took over the general manager role following the 2010 season after working for nearly a decade as the club’s assistant general manager.
This week, DTTWLN’s Laurel Wilder was in Goodyear, Arz. to take in Indians spring training and some sunshine. Between exhibition games, B games, minor league games and the rest of his day, Indians Assistant General Manager Mike Chernoff was able …