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Jay Bruce Trade with Jim Pete: WFNY Video Shorts

The Cleveland Indians added some power on Wednesday night, securing Jay Bruce from the New York Mets. WFNY’s Jeff Nomina and Jim Pete discuss.

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Pirates acquire reliever John Axford from Indians

Well, it was fun while it lasted. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Pirates have acquired reliever John Axford from the Cleveland Indians, just a few months after signing a one-year, $4.5 million deal. Source: #Pirates acquire John Axford. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 14, 2014 Despite the success of current Tribe closer Cody Allen,

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The precipitous drop: An ode to Vinnie Pestano

A former member of the pen was jettisoned in a move that wasn’t a shocker, but saddened many fans. Vinnie Pestano, the team’s eighth inning stud in 2011-12 was sent to Anaheim for A ball pitcher Michael Clevinger. With the glut of young arms that have passed him while sitting in AAA Columbus and 40-man roster

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Adios Cabbie, it was fun … until it wasn’t

Back in 2006, the Indians had the bright idea of a first base platoon of Ben Broussard and the 36-year old right-handed free agent signee Eduardo Perez. All credit to the great Anthony Castrovince, now of MLB.com and formerly at Indians.com, who came up with perhaps the greatest nickname in baseball platoon history: Benuardo. The

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Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera to Washington for Zach Walters

After yesterday’s unloading of Justin Masterson, this can’t be much of a surprise: The Indians have traded long-time shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Washington Nationals. In return, the Indians reportedly will receive 24-year-old infielder Zach Walters. He was Washington’s ninth-rounder in the 2010 draft. In 223 games for Triple-A Syracuse, he has a .262/.304/.516 line

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Report: Justin Masterson traded to St. Louis

Oh how the mighty have fallen. A year ago at this time the Indians would have given anything to extend starting pitcher Justin Masterson to a long term deal. 12 months later, the big right-hander, who has become a mental mess, has reportedly been been dealt to the St. Louis Cardinals. Legendary baseball writer Peter

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Kubel deal is low in risk, but likely low in reward: Tribe Talk

Late Thursday night, your Cleveland Indians acquired outfielder Jason Kubel from Arizona for a Player to be Named Later. The left-handed hitting Kubel whom you may remember from his days in Minnesota was someone whom the Indians looked at two winters ago in the free agent market. He eventually signed a two-year $16 million deal with

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MLB Trade News: Indians Acquire Brent Lillibridge

In what is possibly the most Cleveland Indians move in 2012, the Cleveland Indians have responded to the Detroit Tigers’ recent trade by sending minor league pitcher Jose De La Torre to the Boston Red Sox for infielder/outfielder Brent Lillibridge. Lillibridge, a 29-year-old right-hander, was recently designated for assignment after managing to amass no walks and two

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians Among Teams Interested in Carlos Quentin

As they have for the last 14 months, the Cleveland Indians continue their search for an outfielder who can not only hit for power and do so from the right-handed side of the plate. The potential answer, per CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, is San Diego Padres slugger Carlos Quentin. Heyman reports that Quentin, potentially the

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