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  1. Charlie Blackmon ties Rockies record with six hits against the D-Backs

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

    Charlie Blackmon tied a Rockies franchise record with six hits against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

  2. Fun with roster construction, starring the Colorado Rockies

    Mar 29, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT

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    The Rockies may have the most interesting and unintentionally hilarious roster going into Opening Day. They’ll carry 14 pitchers, including two that are injured (Jhoulys Chacin and Boone Logan, who don’t count against the 25-man limit), as well as two catchers, only five infielders, and six (six!) outfielders. The rotation will include Jorge De La…

  3. 2014 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Did the Indians lose too much pitching? After four consecutive losing seasons the Indians…

  4. 2014 Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki Getty

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Colorado Rockies. The Big Question: Can the Rockies get back over the .500 mark? Rookie manager Walt Weiss led…

  5. Carlos Gonzalez will stay in left field for the Rockies

    Feb 22, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

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    There was some thought that Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez would move to center field for the 2014 season, but manager Walt Weiss put that idea to rest today. According to MLB.com’s Thomas Harding, CarGo will stay in left while center field is up for grabs between Drew Stubbs, Corey Dickerson, and Brandon Barnes. Gonzalez dealt…

  6. Indians, Josh Outman avoid arbitration

    Jan 15, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

    Josh Outman

    Acquired from the Rockies for Drew Stubbs last month, left-hander Josh Outman has avoided arbitration with the Indians by agreeing to a one-year contract. Outman had a 4.33 ERA and 53/23 K/BB ratio in 54 innings for the Rockies last season and will work middle relief for the Indians after holding left-handed hitters to a…

  7. Rockies acquire Drew Stubbs from Indians for Josh Outman

    Dec 18, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs

    It sounds like the Rockies are committed to playing Carlos Gonzales is center field after trading away Dexter Fowler, but they’ve picked up an alternative just in case. Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Rockies have acquired Drew Stubbs from the Indians in exchange for left-hander Josh Outman. Stubbs is probably best suited for…

  8. Indians are likely to tender Drew Stubbs a contract

    Dec 1, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs

    Outfielder Drew Stubbs is in line for a raise on his $2.825 million salary in 2013 as he is eligible for arbitration for the second of three years. Despite a solidified outfield with Michael Brantley in left, Michael Bourn in center, and the recently-signed David Murphy in right, the Indians are expected to tender Stubbs…

  9. Indians reach two-year deal with David Murphy

    Nov 19, 2013, 10:44 PM EDT

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    From Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News comes word the the Indians have reached agreement on a two-year contract with free agent outfielder David Murphy. It’s expected to be worth more than $10 million, though no exact figure has been released. Murphy posted a career-worst .656 OPS in 2013, but the left-handed hitter had…

  10. Olney: Drew Stubbs drawing trade interest

    Nov 16, 2013, 10:45 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs

    In a column behind ESPN’s Insider paywall, Buster Olney writes that Indians outfielder Drew Stubbs is drawing trade interest from multiple teams. The 29-year-old is entering his second year of arbitration eligibility and is projected by MLB Trade Rumors to take home $3.8 million. Although Stubbs has posted a sub-.700 OPS for three consecutive seasons,…

  11. American League Wild Card Game: Rays-Indians lineups

    Oct 2, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

    Terry Francona, Joe Maddon

    Here are the lineups for tonight’s American League Wild Card Game between the Rays and Indians, in Cleveland: Rays: LF David DeJesus RF Wil Myers 1B James Loney 3B Evan Longoria 2B Ben Zobrist CF Desmond Jennings DH Delmon Young SS Yunel Escobar C Jose Molina SP Alex Cobb Wil Myers only batted second 11…

  12. Indians outlast White Sox to creep within one game of second AL Wild Card

    Sep 13, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT

    Nick Swisher

    With just a handful of games left in the regular season, the Indians have certainly done their part to remain relevant both in the AL Central and Wild Card races. They defeated the White Sox by a score of 3-1 this afternoon, improving to 79-68, 5.5 games behind the division-leading Tigers and one game behind…

  13. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 26, 2013, 6:10 AM EDT

    David Nied

    Rockies 4, Marlins 3: The Rockies won this game but the Marlins took the 1993 Expansion Cup for this season, closing out the year with a 4-3 record against Colorado. What — you don’t keep track of the 1993 Expansion Cup? There’s a great ceremony at the end of the series each year in which either…

  14. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 24, 2013, 7:07 AM EDT

    Cleveland Indians v Seattle Mariners

    Mariners 4, Indians 3: The M’s just keep on winning. That’s eight in a row, with this one ending interestingly. The Indians had runners on the corners with no one out in the ninth. Then Drew Stubbs got caught in a rundown he probably shouldn’t have gotten caught in between third and home, ending the…

  15. Indians activate Michael Bourn from the disabled list

    May 9, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Indians center fielder Michael Bourn is off the disabled list after missing the past three weeks with a lacerated finger from being spiked. In his absence the Indians used Drew Stubbs in center field, with Ryan Raburn taking over in right field. Raburn has hit really well while Stubbs has struggled–and hasn’t really hit since…

  16. Michael Bourn has not been cleared for batting practice

    May 1, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT

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    Michael Bourn had the stitches removed from his lacerated right hand last week, but the Cleveland center fielder is not exactly making swift progress. According to MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian, Bourn still hasn’t been cleared for live batting practice and “there remains no clear timetable” for his return to the Indians’ active roster. Bourn will have…

  17. Michael Bourn to have stitches removed from finger on Thursday

    Apr 22, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Michael Bourn landed on the disabled list last week after he had his right hand stepped on by White Sox reliever Matt Thornton during a head-first slide into first base and required five stitches in his index finger, but he’s getting closer to rejoining the Indians’ lineup. Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that Bourn is…

  18. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 22, 2013, 6:22 AM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Angels 4, Tigers 3: Watched most of this one as I painted a couple of rooms in my house. Two highlights of the game for me were (1) overhearing my girlfriend use some really bad language the second or third time the Tigers left the bases loaded; and (2) Tigers color commentator Rod Allen, when describing…

  19. Michael Bourn is headed to the DL with a finger injury

    Apr 16, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    No move has been made yet, but manager Terry Francona told reporters that the Indians will place center fielder Michael Bourn on the disabled list with a lacerated finger. Bourn injured his finger sliding into second base Sunday when White Sox reliever Matt Thornton stepped on his hand. He initially hoped to be back in…

  20. Indians activate Jason Giambi from disabled list

    Apr 12, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

    Jason Giambi

    Jason Giambi made the Indians out of spring training, but began the season on the disabled list with a strained lower back. After some roster shuffling–including sending Carlos Carrasco back to Triple-A–the Indians have activated Giambi from the DL. Giambi was signed to be a bench bat and at age 42 he’s not exactly suited…

  21. 2013 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 14, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Today: the Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Can the Indians be a quick fix? After following up an 80-82 season in 2011…

  22. Indians and Michael Bourn agree to a four-year, $48 million contract

    Feb 11, 2013, 8:30 PM EDT

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    After seeing the market for his services dwindle for nearly the entire offseason, Michael Bourn has finally found a home. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Bourn has agreed to a contract with the Indians. The deal is worth $48 million over four years and includes a vesting option for a fifth year which…

  23. Indians sign Daisuke Matsuzaka to minor league contract

    Feb 10, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

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    From Jon Heyman of CBS Sports comes word that the Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with right-handed starter Daisuke Matsuzaka. The deal carries an invitation to spring training, where the 32-year-old will be given a crack at a starting rotation spot. If he’s on the major league roster the entire season, he…

  24. The Indians could be interested in Michael Bourn

    Feb 5, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT

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    With the Mets in a (public) full court press on Michael Bourn, Buster Olney notes the existence of another potential suitor: Indians among the teams that might have interest in Michael Bourn if his price tag dropped A LOT. Lots of clubs trolling for bargains now. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) February 5, 2013   Seems…

  25. Indians, Drew Stubbs avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 17, 2013, 11:53 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs Getty

    ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that the Indians and outfielder Drew Stubbs have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.825 million contract. The deal includes $50,000 in possible performance bonuses. Stubbs was arbitration-eligible for the first time this offseason and remains under team control through 2015. The 28-year-old was acquired from the Reds in December…

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