- Joe Blanton: 2 years/$15MM - Angels
- Nate Schierholtz: 1 yr/$2.25MM - Cubs
- Jeff Francis: 1 yr/terms unknown - Rockies
- Randy Choate: 3 yrs/$7.5MM - Cardinals
- Sean Burnett: 2 yrs/$8MM - Angels
- Jason Bay: 1 yr/??? - Mariners
- Eric Chavez: 1 yr/$3MM - Diamondbacks
- Nate McLouth: 1 yr/$2MM - Orioles
- Jeff Keppinger: 3 yrs/$12 MM - White Sox
- Marco Scutaro: 3 yrs/$20MM - Giants
Pittsburgh acquired Andy Oliver from Detroit for minor league catcher Ramon Cabrera
The Indians may or may not be
- Seeking a bat as well as arms per Bastian's article for indians.com
- Interested in Dee Gordon as a replacement for Cabrera (if he gets traded)
- In the mix for Nick Swisher
- Negotiating a mammoth 4-way deal with a Arizona, Texas and a fourth team who may or may not be the Mariners
- In on Kevin Youkilis
- In on Mark Reynolds
- Interested in Stephen Drew and Mike Pelfrey
There are no rumors of the Indians trying to trade Chris Perez to anyone, or, for that matter, anyone being interested in Chris Perez. No fire, no smoke. If the Indians are actively trying to trade Perez, they are being super ninja.
In other Tribe news, awards season continues apace, as Cody Allen and Tim Fedroff won Indians awards as top minor leaguers.
Terry Francona made an appearance at the Winter Meetings. He may have called a free agent or two.