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The Lost Offseason: A 2011-2012 Offseason Review

A review of the Cleveland Indians' offseason, including an analysis of the roster, the payroll, available free agents, trades, and arbitration-related moves.

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Arbitration and a Conclusion to the Lost Offseason

Time to end this series with a look at what the Indians with their arbitration-eligibles, and review the roster that started the season in Cleveland.

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The Lost Offseason: Trades

The Indians made several trades last winter, with a couple of them resulting in players that were on the 25-man roster. The first one of these came at the beginning of the offseason, and was the most significant as far as the 2012 season was concerned. It may turn out that the most significant trade in the long term happened towards the end of the winter.

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The Lost Offseason: Free Agency (First Base)

After looking at what was available for the Indians, it was easy to see why most of their energies were spent looking at outfielders. Yes, the Indians needed a first baseman thanks to Matt LaPorta bombing out, but there just wasn't many good options out on the market. Yes, I know that both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder were technically available, but the Indians had as much chance of signing either of them as me winning the lottery.

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The Lost Offseason: Free Agency (Outfield)

Last time, we looked at what type of budget Chris Antonetti would have last winter, and estimated it at $16-18M, which would include both free agent signings and contracts taken on in trades.

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The Lost Offseason: Payroll Considerations

Last time, we looked at the Indians' needs in the wake of declining Grady Sizemore's option. They would need to look outside the organization for a first baseman, left fielder, and at least one starting pitcher.

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The Lost Offseason: Options, Early Projections

Last time, we looked at the Indians' needs at the end of last season. But before those could be addressed, Chris Antonetti had to make a couple option decisions.

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The Lost Offseason: Introduction

Much of the problems associated with this season had their roots in what the team did last winter, and over the next couple of days, I'm going to cover what the Indians did and didn't do in the areas of (1) Options/Arbitration, (2) Trades, and (3) Free Agency.

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