News From Camp
Braves sign right-hander Aaron Harang to one-year contract | HardballTalk - FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Braves are signing Harang. He'll presumably begin the year with a rotation spot.
Special moment unfolds for Nick, Tom Hamilton: Cleveland Indians spring training notes (video) | cleveland.com - Nick Hamilton, Indians minor leaguer, got quite a surprise Monday when he started at DH against the Reds in a Cactus League game.
Terry Pluto's Cleveland Indians Scribbles: Concerned about Murphy, glad Chisenhall made the team | cleveland.com - David Murphy has been working hard to find the swing that helped him hit .304 in 2012. But so far, no luck.
Emphasizing potential, Indians option Bauer | indians.com: News - ICYMI yesterday.
Cleveland Indians receive Bobby Murcer Award for most player donations to Baseball Assistance Team | indians.com: News - The Cleveland Indians have received the 2014 Bobby Murcer Award, given to the team whose players donate the most money to the Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) during that organization's annual Spring Training tour.
Indians announce 'Tribe Town Memories' fan initiative, will display fan photos in player tunnel | indians.com: News - Got a photo to inspire the team?
Baseball’s most interesting outfielder and his ‘gentleman alter ego’ return to the Majors | For The Win - GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- With center fielder Michael Bourn set to start the season on the disabled list with a hamstring injury, the Indians will add one of the most interesting men in baseball to their opening day roster for 2014.
Around the Horn
HBT Extra: Previewing the AL Central | HardballTalk - You or your mom may be playing shortstop for 'em, but aren't the Tigers still the favorites?
Tampa Bay Rays' Relief Pitcher Colome Suspended for Failed Drug Test | TheLedger.com - Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Colome was suspended for the first 50 games of the season for a positive steroids test.
The Yankees infield range is "the worst in baseball" | HardballTalk - That's what a scout tells Jon Heyman: According to one big-league scout in spring training, the Yankees have to have the least range on the infield of any major-league team. While he's only in Florida, he seems pretty certain. "It's got to be the worst in baseball," the scout said.