The MLB Hot Stove might have forgotten to stock wood up for the winter, but the 2018 Cleveland Indians are still going to be a fun baseball team. Just over a month until pitchers and catchers report!
The value of Carlos Santana over the years can’t just be measured in pure numbers. His roster and line-up flexibility may have been the best in Major League baseball, and while that “stat” is hard to value, it has allowed the Indians to make moves other teams couldn’t.
The Indians are making a gamble that Yonder Alonso is a changed man.
It will always be hard to forget about fan-favorite Carlos Santana, but on the same day that the former Indians first baseman was formerly introduced as the newest member of the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland has found their new first baseman. His name is Yonder Alonso and he’s coming off a career-best 28 home runs and was named an All-Star in 2017.
A day after a lowball offer is exposed from the Indians to Carlos Santana, some hope is given about priorities. Plus, some other notes about the MLB Hot Stove action (or non-action).
The Indians might lose Carlos Santana in free agency, so WFNY took a peek into some viable external replacements.
As Thanksgiving approaches, the Major League Baseball hot stove is beginning to heat up. Some of the offseason’s biggest free agents already have decided on their 2016 landing spots. The Cleveland Indians, coming off a disappointing 81-80 season, are expected to have a busy winter. But the Indians aren’t expected to make a big splash