The Texas Rangers have signed third baseman Todd Frazier to a one-year, $5 million deal with a club option for 2021, per Ken Rosenthal.
The Indians have had probably the most disappointing offseason by any team in a long time. Let’s examine a few of their needs, and potential candidates.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have shown interest in Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber as well as All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor, per Jon Heyman.
After landing Anthony Rendon, the Los Angeles Angels turned their attention to Corey Kluber. The Cleveland Indians have been open to trading Kluber for some time, and this could be their best opportunity yet. The Angels need a new arm or two and missed out on Gerrit Cole, who signed with the New York Yankees on Tuesday.
After the Royals’ 72-90 2012 season, general manager Dayton Moore was in fact already preparing for their 2015 World Series triumph
Cleveland Indians were overwhelming American League Central favourites in March. Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer had remained with The Tribe despite trade talks, and their supremacy in the division was expected to continue, even if with a slimmer margin.
Cleveland Indians remain the strong favourites for the American League Central despite cutting costs during the offseason.
Kluber is by far the best starter on the market. Cleveland could benefit from a bidding war.
Baseball is back. The elongated offseason meant it sort of never went away, but that was okay. Then the never-ending Spring Training made it seem like Opening Day was just a mirage amidst the split-squad games and minor league invitations.