Yan Gomes will start over Carlos Santana at catcher in 2014 | WaitingForNextYear - Francona announced on a Cleveland sports talk radio show that Gomes will be the every day catcher in 2014.
Justin Masterson will listen if Cleveland Indians want to pitch multiyear deal | cleveland.com - When the Indians are ready to pitch a multiyear deal my way, I, too, will listen,
Indians to hire Matt Quatraro as assistant hitting coach | indians.com: News - Cleveland has hired Matt Quatraro to serve as the team's assistant hitting coach, MLB.com confirmed on Wednesday.
Awards Season Continues
Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer win 2013 Cy Young Awards | MLB.com: News - Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw is the NL Cy Young Award winner for the second time in three years and Tigers righty Max Scherzer won his first Cy Young as the AL honoree in Baseball Writers' Association of America voting results announced Wednesday.
Baseball Writers' Association to crown MVPs on MLB Network | MLB.com: News - MVP announcement is today at 6 pm EST.
Phil Rogers: Manager of Year voting should include postseason | indians.com: News - More than just about anyone, Terry Francona should have been able to empathize with his former pitching coach, John Farrell, when Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.
Around the Leagues
Teams with protected picks can take advantage on the market. | SportsonEarth.com : Jonathan Bernhardt Article
Baseball clubs with protected first-round picks can take advantage of qualifying free agents, since they won't lose their top picks as others will. Last year, Cleveland worked the system to perfection, buying Nick Swisher & Michael Bourn, and others would do well to listen