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Cleveland Indians Corey Kluber voted Man of Year, Terry Francona voted Good Guy by writers

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Corey Kluber received the Man of the Year award and Terry Francona the Good Guy award from Cleveland's chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
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Cleveland Indians acquire RHP Charles Brewer from Arizona Diamondbacks for cash

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Indians drop lefty Scott Barnes from 40-man roster to make room for Charles Brewer. Barnes was designated for assignment. Tribe roster stands at 40.
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Do Cleveland Indians need Matt Dominguez at third base? Hey, Hoynsie!

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Who should play third base for the Indians -- Lonnie Chisenhall or Matt Domiguez?
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Terry's Talkin' about some bad Cleveland Indians predictions and Nick Swisher -- Terry Pluto

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — I said Justin Masterson would be an All-Star, Jason Kipnis would drive in 90 runs, and Nick Swisher would hit 22 homers. Oh boy!
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Cleveland Indians, minor league manager Ted Kubiak part ways after 21 years

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Kubiak managed 16 years in the Indians minor league system.
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Cleveland Indians 3B prospect Giovanny Urshela won't need knee surgery

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Giovanny Urshela will report to Goodyear, Ariz., next week to start rehabbing his left knee. He could miss the start of spring training with a strained posterior cruciate ligament.
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Cleveland Indians open 2015 spring training schedule March 3 vs. Cincinnati Reds

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Indians will open the 2015 Cactus League season with three straight games against the Reds from March 3-5.
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Dennis Manoloff talks Browns-Falcons, Cavaliers and Indians: Podcast

Cleveland.com (Dan Labbe, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Listen to our podcast with The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff.
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Talk Cleveland Indians baseball, MLB with Paul Hoynes on Friday at noon

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — It's cold, there's snow on the ground so gather around the hot stove and talk baseball with Paul Hoynes, Indians beat writer for Northeast Ohio Media Group.
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Talk Cleveland sports with Dennis Manoloff at 12:30 p.m.

Cleveland.com (Dan Labbe, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Get your questions ready and ask away for DMan at 12:30.
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Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona kissed by Los Angeles Angels pitcher in dare (video)

Cleveland.com (Amanda Harnocz, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Hector Santiago pulled off an in-flight dare that resulted in confusion and funny results.
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Cleveland Indians add third baseman Giovanny Urshela and four others to 40-man roster

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Indians, in preparation for the Rule 5 draft on Dec. 11, added Cody Anderson, Shawn Armstrong, Ryan Merritt, Giovanny Urshela and Tony Wolters to the 40-man roster.
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Sports Insider: Mary Kay Cabot on the return of Josh Gordon; Joe Vardon and Paul Hoynes guest (video)

Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Chris Fedor and Dan Labbe were joined by Mary Kay Cabot, Joe Vardon and Paul Hoynes on today's edition of Sports Insider.
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Cleveland Indians announce plans for third annual Tribe Fest, including appearances by Dennis Martinez, Paul Assenmacher

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Old-timers Dennis Martinez, Charles Nagy and Paul Assenmacher will be in attendance. So will Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar, as well as a slew of players.
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Watch Sports Insider with guests Joe Vardon, Mary Kay Cabot and Paul Hoynes today at 11:30 a.m.

Cleveland.com (Chris Fedor, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Watch Sports Insider on cleveland.com live Thursday at 11:30 a.m. as we talk about the Browns upcoming game against the Falcons and recap the Cavs' loss against the Spurs.
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Will Progressive Field renovations shrink Cleveland Indians 2015 payroll? Hey, Hoynsie!

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Indians President Mark Shapiro says the financing for the improvements at Progressive Field are structured to assure they will have no negative impact on the player payroll for 2015.
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Can Cleveland Indians really find team willing to trade for Nick Swisher (video, slideshow)?

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — If Chris Antonetti is able to make a trade for Nick Swisher, he should be named unofficial general manager of the offseason.
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Cleveland Indians 3B prospect Giovanny Urshela injures knee, needs MRI

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Giovanny Urshella injured his left knee sliding into third base playing winter ball in Venezuela. He'll be in Cleveland this week for an MRI.
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Terry Pluto discusses Josh Gordon's return to the Browns and Corey Kluber's Cy Young win: Podcast

Cleveland.com (Joe Noga, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Terry Pluto talked Browns, Cavaliers and Indians in a live chat on cleveland.com earlier today.
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Cleveland Indians sign Shaun Marcum, Dustin Molleken to minor league deals

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Right-haunder Shaun Marcum back for another back for another chance with the Indians.
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Blog Articles

Monday News: Kluber wins Man of the Year award despite lack of humanity

Lets Go Tribe! (Phil Kehres) — Plus the latest Hey Hoynsie! and Terry Pluto's lamentations about pre-season predictions Monday. It is what it is. Not too much went down this weekend, unless you watched Survivor Series. Pretty...
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Indians announce 2015 spring training schedule

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Three months from now the gang will all be back together! The Indians have announced their report dates and spring training schedule for the 2015 Cactus League season. Pitcher and catchers...
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Cleveland Indians Sunday News and Notes: Indians Acquire Charles Brewer from Arizona Diamondbacks

Lets Go Tribe! (Ryan) — The Indians add more starting pitching depth, acquiring Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks for "cash considerations" Indians News This hasn't been confirmed by either organization, so take...
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Arizona Fall League experiment with pitch clock could lead to rule changes

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Additionally, should MLB try to speed the game up? The Arizona Fall League season concluded last weekend. (The team hosting Indians players, the Peoria Javelinas, lost in the championship...
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Giovanny Urshela will not need surgery, will be ready for 2015 season

Lets Go Tribe! (woodsmeister) — Also, Tribe announces spring training schedule and Tribe Fest guests Tribe Related Urshela won't need surgery for knee sprain | indians.com - A visit with Dr. Rick Parker at the Cleveland...
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Michael Brantley is your 2014 Indians MVP

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — I did not see that coming. We've been running through the 2014 season for each member of the Indians and key prospects from their farm system. (You can find every entry in the series here.)...
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Tribe prospects in the spotlight as AFL season ends and Rule 5 draft looms

Lets Go Tribe! (Phil Kehres) — Plus more offseason thoughts and new SB Nation end of year awards Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday. And you gotta get some N&N in your life. Here's what's going on around MLB: Indians...
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Corey Kluber was the best thing about the Indians in 2014

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — The pleasure of watching someone go from obscurity to greatness We've been running through the 2014 season for each member of the Indians and key prospects from their farm system. (You can...
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Indians defense in 2014 was bad… really bad

Lets Go Tribe! (talonk) — How bad was it? Early in 2014, the Tribe defense was so atrocious, it was on its way to some historic numbers, at least for the modern era. Were they able to right the ship and avoid infamy? ...
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Bob Feller Museum Closes, most items to move to Progressive Field

Lets Go Tribe! (woodsmeister) — Most of the items will head to Cleveland, where the Indians are planning to open an exhibit honoring Feller at Progressive Field Tribe News Bob Feller Museum closes, will merge with City Hall ...
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What if the Indians could move Nick Swisher or Michael Bourn's contract...

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — A thought exercise... Yesterday Ken Rosenthal tweeted that the Indians were exploring the possibility of trading Nick Swisher , probably for another player with an "inflated contract."...
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Yan Gomes made his contract extension look like a steal already

Lets Go Tribe! (Chad Young) — And that is about the only steal that happens when Gomes is around. A great bat, stellar defense, and excellent work with the pitching staff combine to make Gomes a star. We've been running...
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Does trading Nick Swisher for another bad contract make sense?

Lets Go Tribe! (westbrook) — today's news and notes is going to be a little bit different In the past couple weeks, the idea had been floated in LGT comment section(s) that it might be a good idea to trade Nick Swisher for...
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Indians sign Shaun Marcum and Dustin Molleken to minor league deals

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Tribe signs Marcum and Dustin Molleken, whom I'll cop to never having heard of before today. The Indians have signed right-handed pitchers Shaun Marcum and Dustin Molleken to minor...
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Carlos Santana is a great hitter whether you get it or not

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Another big year at the plate from the teams' catcher I mean... third baseman make that... first baseman We've been running through the 2014 season for each member of the Indians and key...
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How did Steamer and ZiPS do in 2014 for Indians pitchers?

Lets Go Tribe! (USSChoo) — Did the LGT audience out-predict some of the leading projection systems? About a month ago we took a look at the LGT pre-season predictions and found some winners. You can review the results for...
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Big contracts for Giancarlo Stanton and Victor Martinez have questionable value

Lets Go Tribe! (Jay) — Perspectives on the big Giancarlo Stanton deal, the big-for-an-old-catcher Victor Martinez and Russell Martin deals, the Braves-Cardinals swap and more. There the old saying that if you have four...
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And the winner is... (Let's Go Tribe Award winners are announced)

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — These are the local competition winners, some of which will be off to Minneapolis to compete at the next level. Maybe all the other competitors will come down with a bad case of seafood-related...
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Carlos Carrasco finally fulfilled his promise; will it continue in 2015?

Lets Go Tribe! (talonk) — Most Tribe fans were sick and tired of seeing the untapped potential of Carlos Carrasco, but by the end of the season, he had become the second best starter in the rotation, with a stretch as...
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Limiting the extreme shift to bring back big offense

Lets Go Tribe! (Phil Kehres) — It never occurred to me that people would call for a rule change to stop the shift, but such is the world we live in. The Browns are back to losing, the LeBron-led Cavs are back to winning, and...
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