Updated: 9:23 AM
The Indians yesterday completed a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays sending catcher Kelly Shoppach to them for a player to be named later. In the wake of the trade, here is some additional information Indians GM Mark Shapiro shared in a conference call with the media as well as some of my thoughts on the deal and other things:
- Shapiro said there were three reasons they...
The Indians announced today that they have traded catcher Kelly Shoppach to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later. The player to be named must be selected on or before December 20.
Shoppach, 29, hit .214 (58-for-271) for the Indians in 2009 with 14 doubles, 12 home runs and 40 RBI in 89 games (33 RS, 33 BB, 98 SO). Kelly spent four seasons with the Indians primarily in the back-up...
The Cleveland Indians and Director of Player Development Ross Atkins today announced that Mike Sarbaugh has been named the manager of the Triple-A Columbus Clippers while Joel Skinner has been named the manager of the Double-A Akron Aeros for the 2010 season.
Sarbaugh, 42, will manage at Triple-A Columbus after spending the last two seasons as the Manager of the Double-A Akron Aeros. The...
Here is a current up-to-date listing showing the outlook for Indians Rule 5 Draft eligibles from 2010-2013. This listing does not include any recent International signings since July of 2009. This listing will be housed in the "Indians Resource Center" along the right side for quick reference, and the 2010 listing will be updated after the 2009 Draft to include players not selected.
The 2013 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!