12/6/2013 | Indians steer clear of wild winter spending spree
For all their activity last winter, the 2013 Indians became a playoff team largely on the might of the under-the-radar moves, and GM Chris Antonetti will have to come up with more of the same to build a winner for 2014. Fortunately, he's not in need of another 24-win improvement. And fortunately, his pantry isn't barren in a winter in which the market prices have skyrocketed.
12/6/2013 | Indians to gauge temperature at Winter Meetings
The cost of free agents continues to rise and the list of available players continues to shrink. That has not changed the fact that the Indians need to upgrade their pitching staff on the heels of a memorable Wild Card-clinching season.
12/4/2013 | Santana open to adding third base to his repertoire
The Indians will have versatile catcher Carlos Santana play some third base in winter ball in the Dominican Republic this offseason, possibly adding another position to his repertoire.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/4/2013 | Indians announce plans for second annual Tribe Fest
On Wednesday, the Tribe revealed the details for this winter's Tribe Fest, which was held for the first time in Cleveland last offseason. The Indians were overwhelmed by the showing by the home faithful at last winter's event, and the team has made some changes to address the demand and feedback from its fan base.
12/3/2013 | Soloff promoted to senior director of medical services
On Tuesday, Cleveland announced that Lonnie Soloff has been promoted to the role of senior director of medical services after working as the Tribe's head athletic trainer for the past 10 seasons.
12/3/2013 | Pitching is Cleveland's priority at Winter Meetings
The Indians headed into the offseason with two holes to fill in their starting rotation. With baseball's annual Winter Meetings looming next week, Cleveland is still sorting through the possibilities for patching up its starting staff.
12/2/2013 | Tribe non-tenders catcher Marson, two others
The Indians decided against tendering Lou Marson a contract for the 2014 season, making the catcher a free agent this offseason. The Tribe did tender contracts to six of its nine arbitration-eligible players, a list that includes Justin Masterson, Michael Brantley, Drew Stubbs, Marc Rzepczynski, Vinnie Pestano and Josh Tomlin.
12/1/2013 | Despite crowded outfield, Tribe likely to tender Stubbs
The Indians are expected to offer contracts to its main arbitration-eligible players, including Drew Stubbs, in advance of Monday's non-tender deadline. Teams have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday night to tender contracts to any unsigned players on a 40-man roster, which includes those in line for raises through the arbitration process.