2012 in Review: Dan Wheeler.
After looking at what was available for the Indians, it was easy to see why most of their energies were spent looking at outfielders.The Lost Offseason: First Base.
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.
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.
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.