- That quote is about Matt LaPorta. It is probably moot. Here's more.
- Also in that Clecom link: "With the exception of left-hander Edward Paredes, all Indians pitchers and catchers required to report to camp Sunday did so. Paredes, a spring-training invitee, is having visa problems in the Dominican Republic."
- And don't expect that Showtime thing to happen. (Same link)
- If you missed the weekend's news, Jason Giambi and Dice-K will be playing for the Tribe in Goodyear.
Lefty Scott Kazmir had a few offers this winter, but chose the Indians. Why? "Mainly, Francona," said the pitcher.
Interesting note on Myers' contract with CLE: 2014 club option ($8M) vests if he reaches 200 IP in '13, and passes physical at season's end.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) February 10, 2013