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Indians' GM Antonetti: Team expecting improvement from Lonnie Chisenhall

Big things expected of Chisenhall, plus Tribe to experiment with starting times and (surprise, surprise) Terry Francona looking at another veteran bullpen arm.

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Indians expecting Chisenhall to continue making strides at third | - "I think one of Lonnie's personal goals next year," Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said, "is to be more consistent from Day One through the end of the season."

Cleveland Indians watch Matt Albers, Barry Zito throw Tuesday in Houston | - Twelve teams, according to, watched Albers workout. He reportedly hit 91 mph.

Cleveland Indians busy bullpen 'trusts' manager Terry Francona as spring training approaches | - "I don't think Tito will back himself into a corner where he has to pitch certain guys in certain spots," said Allen. "I don't think he should."

Cleveland Indians sign utility man Michael Martinez; invite him to spring training | - Indians have invited infielder Michael Martinez and 20 others to spring training on minor league deals. See the end of this article for a complete list of NRI (Non Roster Invitees).

Papi offers advice to students - Sports - Citizens' Voice - Indians' prospect Mike Papi speaks to students at his high school alma mater.

Shoeless Joe Jackson autographed photo found - Herald and News: National - Only known autographed picture of scandal-tainted Major League star up for auction.

PHOTO GALLERY: Progressive Field construction updates, Feb. 11 " TribeVibe - Slide show of renovation progress as of yesterday.

Indians to start a few games an hour earlier in 2015 |

Around the Horn

Why You Should Ignore Off-Season Winner/Loser Recaps | FanGraphs Baseball - "We’ll see a few more deals in Spring Training, but with pitchers and catchers reporting next week, the Hot Stove is now more of a pile of smoldering coals."

Early power rankings for the 2015 MLB season. | : Anthony Castrovince Article - "This is merely an early power rankings for a league in which the power has, arguably, never been distributed more evenly."

Sharon Robinson inspires at Cincy Urban Youth Academy | - Sharon Robinson was a little girl when her father, the legendary Jackie Robinson, played for the Dodgers and set a new standard as a pioneer for equality. Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in 1947 and paved the way for others to follow in his footsteps.

Mariners sign Rickie Weeks to one-year contract | HardballTalk - According to Jim Bowden of ESPN and Sirius XM, the Mariners have signed free agent Rickie Weeks to a one-year contract worth around $2 million.

Cleveland Indians minor-league team Akron RubberDucks announces ‘Brian Williams Pants-On-Fire night’ - Cleveland - Ah, the fun and social commentary of minor league promotional nights.