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  1. Reds sign Shelley Duncan and Lou Marson to minor league deals

    May 9, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Lou Marson Indians

    The Reds add a couple of capable players to serve as minor league depth.

  2. Phillies release Lou Marson

    Mar 14, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Lou Marson Indians

    Instead of letting the backup catcher competition drag on until the end of spring training the Phillies have released Lou Marson, meaning Wil Nieves is in line to be starter Carlos Ruiz‘s understudy. Marson was originally drafted by the Phillies back in 2004 and came up through their farm system before being traded to the…

  3. 2014 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…

  4. 2013 Non-tender Tracker

    Dec 2, 2013, 11:30 PM EDT

    Andrew Bailey

    We’ll be writing up the non-tenders as they come in prior to Monday’s midnight deadline. These players immediately become free agents. AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels – RHP Juan Gutierrez, RHP Tommy Hanson, INF Chris Nelson, RHP Jerome Williams All of these were expected. Hanson and Williams would have cost upwards of $4 million apiece. Williams is…

  5. Lou Marson returns to the DL for the second time in a week

    Apr 29, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Less than a week after returning from the disabled list Indians backup catcher Lou Marson is back on the DL, this time with a shoulder injury. Cleveland recalled Yan Gomes from Triple-A to again take Marson’s spot on the roster. Gomes homered twice in six games when Marson was out with a neck injury previously.…

  6. Indians activate Lou Marson from the disabled list

    Apr 24, 2013, 12:48 PM EDT

    Marson_Lou

    Lou Marson is back from the disabled list after missing the minimum 15 days with a neck injury and the Indians have him starting behind the plate today against the White Sox. Yan Gomes filled in for Marson as Carlos Santana‘s backup and homered twice in just six games, but he’s headed back to Triple-A.…

  7. Indians place Lou Marson on DL, call up Yan Gomes

    Apr 9, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Carlos Santana is banged up after taking a pitch to the thumb last night, but his backup is in worse shape. Cleveland placed Lou Marson on the disabled list with a cervical neck strain that stems from a home plate collision with Desmond Jennings over the weekend. To replace Marson the Indians called up Yan…

  8. Carlos Santana diagnosed with left thumb contusion

    Apr 8, 2013, 9:31 PM EDT

    Carlos Santana Getty

    UPDATE: X-rays came back negative and Santana is considered day-to-day. 9:31 PM: Carlos Santana was forced to exit today’s game against the Yankees in the ninth inning after he got crossed up on a pitch from his teammate Chris Perez and was struck on the left thumb. Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that the preliminary…

  9. Extensions are the new on-base percentage

    Mar 29, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT

    Dave Dombrowski, Justin Verlander

    Years after Michael Lewis wrote Moneyball and teams started taking a smarter approach to building baseball teams, writers would often proclaim something as “the new on-base percentage”. Billy Beane’s Oakland Athletics rose to prominence in one small part due to their ability to find cheap players with good on-base skills. A quick Google search of the…

  10. Indians sign Omir Santos to minor league deal

    Feb 5, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

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    Veteran catcher Omir Santos has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Indians that includes an invitation to spring training. Santos got a bunch of playing time for the Mets as a 28-year-old rookie in 2009, but has spent most of the past three seasons in the minors while seeing a little action for the…

  11. Lou Marson and Indians avoid arbitration for $1 million

    Jan 18, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

    Marson_Lou

    Cleveland has avoided arbitration with Lou Marson, signing the backup catcher to a one-year, $1 million deal. Marson was arbitration eligible for the first time at age 27 after logging between 235 and 295 plate appearances in each of the past three seasons. He hasn’t developed as much as hoped offensively, hitting just .220 with…

  12. Andy Pettitte suffers fractured ankle, will miss six weeks

    Jun 27, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT

    Andy Pettitte

    Having already placed CC Sabathia on the DL Wednesday, the Yankees suffered an even bigger blow this afternoon: Andy Pettitte will miss at least six weeks due to a fractured left ankle suffered when he was hit by a comebacker in the 5-4 win over the Indians. Pettitte was removed from Wednesday’s game in the…

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

    Jun 6, 2012, 6:51 AM EDT

    Bryce Harper

    Nationals 7, Mets 6: The legend of Bryce Harper grows. A game-winning hit in the 12th inning. What say you, Harper? “I’m happy to get the W, of course. I’m happy to get that walk-off hit, but I don’t like going 2 for 7,” Harper said. “I don’t like striking out twice in one game,…

  14. Carlos Santana returns from concussion at designated hitter

    Jun 5, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT

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    Carlos Santana is back in the Indians’ lineup tonight after missing the past 10 days with a concussion and he’s batting cleanup, but manager Manny Acta has him in the designated hitter spot instead of catching. Santana started at DH and homered yesterday in a minor-league rehab game to convince the Indians that he’s ready…

  15. Catching: The toughest job in sports

    Apr 4, 2012, 9:38 AM EDT

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    During a week-long stint at spring training in Arizona this year, I spent a lot of time with catchers. I learned a lot about their craft, about what they go through on a daily basis. About the stresses of the job, the grind of the six-month long season, as well as the non-stop mental challenges…

  16. Wild Yu Darvish gives up two runs in second start

    Mar 13, 2012, 5:54 PM EDT

    Yu Darvish

    Making his second start of the spring, Yu Darvish walked four batters on his way to giving up two runs in three innings against the Indians on Tuesday. Darvish started the game with back-to-back walks, only to have both Michael Brantley and Asdrubal Cabrera get thrown out attempting steals of second base. A better second…

  17. Running down the rosters: Cleveland Indians

    Feb 18, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT

    Carlos Santana, Chris Perez

    Even after giving up their top two pitching prospects for Ubaldo Jimenez, the Indians couldn’t maintain their hot start last year and lost their last four games to finish under .500 at 80-82. The offseason saw them shopping from the scrap heap, which isn’t unusual, but even as they were forced to pick from largely…

  18. Indians even more left-handed in wake of Kotchman addition

    Feb 2, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT

    Travis Hafner, Carlos Santana, Shin-Soo Choo

    With Casey Kotchman penciled in over Matt LaPorta at first base, the Indians are now looking at the following lineup against right-handed pitching: CF Grady Sizemore – L SS Asdrubal Cabrera – S RF Shin-Soo Choo – L C Carlos Santana – S DH Travis Hafner – L 2B Jason Kipnis – L 1B Casey Kotchman –…

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