Rumors

The latest rumors and possibilities for the Cleveland Indians

Indians interested in acquiring John Lackey

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The Cleveland Indians are among the teams rumored to be very interested in acquiring Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey.

The Indians are 'very open' to trading Masterson

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The Cleveland Indians are reportedly open to moving starting pitcher Justin Masterson, who is in his final season before free agency.

Blue Jays reportedly interested in Cabrera

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The Toronto Blue Jays are reportedly interested in acquiring Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera ahead of Thursday night's trade deadline.

Does Tommy Milone make sense for the Indians?

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After being demoted, starting pitcher Tommy Milone has asked the Oakland A's to trade him. Would the Cleveland Indians be a good fit?

Indians interested in Joaquin Benoit

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The Cleveland Indians are among the teams interested in San Diego Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit. Does acquiring another bullpen arm make any sense for the Tribe?

Giants interested in Cabrera and Aviles

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The San Francisco Giants are reportedly interested in infielders Asdrubal Cabrera and Mike Aviles of the Cleveland Indians.

Indians scouting David Price. What would you give?

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The Cleveland Indians are among the teams scouting Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price, who is expected to be traded during the next few weeks.

2B prospect Jose Ramirez is being called up Friday

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The Indians are calling up prospect Jose Ramirez on Friday. The most likely explanation is that Jason Kipnis is headed for the disabled list, and Ramirez is taking his spot on the roster.

Masterson asks for only $40-60 million

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Starting pitcher Justin Masterson has reportedly asked the team for a shorter and less expensive contract extension than has been expected.

Masterson reportedly open to shorter deal

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Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson is set to hit free agency at the end of 2014, but he's reportedly open to an extension that would keep him in Cleveland longer.

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If $100M is the price, let Masterson go

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The Cincinnati Reds and starting pitcher Homer Bailey are reportedly on the verge of a 6-year, $100-million extension. If that's to be the cost for Justin Masterson too, the Cleveland Indians...

Masterson talks off; Tribe should re-sign Ubaldo

Long-term extension talks between the Indians and Justin Masterson are off. The team could instead return its focus to bringing Ubaldo Jimenez back, especially as his price has continued to fall.

Indians a favorite to sign Scott Baker

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Sources report that the Cleveland Indians are among the favorites to sign pitcher Scott Baker.

What would an extension for Kipnis look like?

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Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians is one of the best second baseman in baseball. The two sides may work out a contract extension this offseason. What might that extension look like?

Latest on Ubaldo, waiting to see what cap to wear

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Ubaldo Jimenez, who pitched for the Cleveland Indians in 2013, is among the free agents still waiting for a contract offer that's to his liking.

Tribe to sign Jeff Francoeur

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The Cleveland Indians will reportedly sign outfielder Jeff Francoeur.

Tribe makes 2-year offer to Joaquin Benoit

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The Cleveland Indians have reportedly made a 2-year offer to relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit, as they seek to rebuild their bullpen following multiple departures.

Indians have made a contract offer to John Axford

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The Cleveland Indians have reportedly offered a contract to relief pitcher John Axford.

Indians exploring the idea of trading Masterson

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The Cleveland Indians are listening to trade offers for Justin Masterson, who projects to be their best pitcher in 2014.

Tribe interested in Grant Balfour

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The Cleveland Indians will have a new closer in 2014, and are reportedly in talks with Grant Balfour.

Jeff Samardzija seems to be quite available

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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija will be shopped at next week's MLB Winter Meetings. Should the Indians look to acquire him?

Tribe interested in Brett Anderson (DON'T DO IT!)

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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brett Anderson is drawing interest from other teams, including the Cleveland Indians

Tigers have no decency and are targeting Choo

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The Detroit Tigers are reportedly hot on the trail of free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo

Report: Stubbs will be offered a contract

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The Cleveland Indians (and MLB's 29 other teams) have until midnight Monday to offer contracts to arbitration-eligible players.

Hot Stove rumor: Tribe interested in Edward Mujica

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The Cleveland Indians are among the teams interested in free-agent relief pitcher Edward Mujica, who spent most of 2013 as closer for the St. Louis Cardinals

Carlos Santana is taking grounders at third base

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Carlos Santana has reportedly been fielding grounders at third base in recent weeks and could be an option at the position in 2014.

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