12/11/2013 | Stand Up To Cancer Auction ends Thursday
Media relations representatives from each of the 30 Major League teams got together to form a doozy of an MLB.com auction this week, with once-in-a-lifetime prizes available that can't be found anywhere else.
12/11/2013 | First-season success fuels Francona
Manager Terry Francona believes last season's improbable run to the October stage is just the beginning for the Indians. But he also knows taking the next step will be even tougher, especially without some of last season's key pieces.
12/11/2013 | Infielder Ramirez has surgery on left thumb
Indians infielder Jose Ramirez underwent a left-thumb ligament reconstruction on Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for at least two months.
12/11/2013 | Indians high on Gomes' potential in everyday role
Yan Gomes is preparing for his first season as a No. 1 catcher, but the Indians are confident the 26-year-old will flourish with the increased responsibility.
12/11/2013 | Tribe seeks late-inning experience in bullpen
The Indians have internal options for their vacant closer job in Cody Allen and Bryan Shaw, but manager Terry Francona is not sure he wants to move the relievers out of the roles they filled for the team last season.
12/11/2013 | Carrasco expected to win rotation spot
The Indians believe the time has come for Carlos Carrasco to seize a spot in the rotation.
12/11/2013 | Francona talks to Masterson about speculation
Indians starter Justin Masterson is not going anywhere this winter. Cleveland manager Terry Francona wanted to make sure the pitcher understood that, considering the trade rumors that have swirled over the past few days.
12/9/2013 | Indians sign Cooper to Major League contract
The Indians on Monday announced they signed first baseman David Cooper to a Major League contract, though the terms of the deal were not immediately known.
12/9/2013 | Tribe's Ramirez dealing with left thumb injury
The Indians are expecting to be without young infielder Jose Ramirez through the early portion of Spring Training due to a left thumb injury. He will be examined by hand specialist Dr. Thomas Graham on Wednesday in Cleveland.
12/9/2013 | Chernoff honors mother-in-law's cancer fight
Indians assistant GM Mike Chernoff and his family have helped to raise more than $350,000 for pancreatic cancer awareness in honor of his mother-in-law Wendy Keil.
12/8/2013 | Masterson, Giambi honored by Cleveland writers
On Sunday, it was announced that the Cleveland chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America named Justin Masterson the 2013 recipient of the Bob Feller Man of the Year Award and honored Jason Giambi with the Frank Gibbons-Steve Olin Good Guy Award. Both players will receive plaques next season.
12/8/2013 | Indians head to Meetings in search of pitching help
The Tribe's brass has convened at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, where the club will continue to build on the groundwork that has been laid in early offseason talks. Over the next four days at the Winter Meetings, Cleveland will explore ways to improve a roster that won the AL's top Wild Card spot in 2013.
12/6/2013 | Indians steer clear of wild winter spending spree
For all their activity last winter, the 2013 Indians became a playoff team largely on the might of the under-the-radar moves, and GM Chris Antonetti will have to come up with more of the same to build a winner for 2014. Fortunately, he's not in need of another 24-win improvement. And fortunately, his pantry isn't barren in a winter in which the market prices have skyrocketed.
12/6/2013 | Indians to gauge temperature at Winter Meetings
The cost of free agents continues to rise and the list of available players continues to shrink. That has not changed the fact that the Indians need to upgrade their pitching staff on the heels of a memorable Wild Card-clinching season.
12/4/2013 | Santana open to adding third base to his repertoire
The Indians will have versatile catcher Carlos Santana play some third base in winter ball in the Dominican Republic this offseason, possibly adding another position to his repertoire.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/4/2013 | Indians announce plans for second annual Tribe Fest
On Wednesday, the Tribe revealed the details for this winter's Tribe Fest, which was held for the first time in Cleveland last offseason. The Indians were overwhelmed by the showing by the home faithful at last winter's event, and the team has made some changes to address the demand and feedback from its fan base.
12/3/2013 | Soloff promoted to senior director of medical services
On Tuesday, Cleveland announced that Lonnie Soloff has been promoted to the role of senior director of medical services after working as the Tribe's head athletic trainer for the past 10 seasons.
12/3/2013 | Pitching is Cleveland's priority at Winter Meetings
The Indians headed into the offseason with two holes to fill in their starting rotation. With baseball's annual Winter Meetings looming next week, Cleveland is still sorting through the possibilities for patching up its starting staff.
12/2/2013 | Tribe non-tenders catcher Marson, two others
The Indians decided against tendering Lou Marson a contract for the 2014 season, making the catcher a free agent this offseason. The Tribe did tender contracts to six of its nine arbitration-eligible players, a list that includes Justin Masterson, Michael Brantley, Drew Stubbs, Marc Rzepczynski, Vinnie Pestano and Josh Tomlin.
12/1/2013 | Despite crowded outfield, Tribe likely to tender Stubbs
The Indians are expected to offer contracts to its main arbitration-eligible players, including Drew Stubbs, in advance of Monday's non-tender deadline. Teams have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday night to tender contracts to any unsigned players on a 40-man roster, which includes those in line for raises through the arbitration process.