Spring has arrived in the form of Pitchers and Catchers Reporting Day:
Cleveland Indians' pitchers and catchers report today - "My goal is what it always is in the spring, and that's to do what I feel puts me in the best spot when the regular season starts," Kluber said.
Cleveland Indians open spring-training doors: Quick hits from GM Chris Antonetti | cleveland.com
The majority of Indians players, including pitchers and position players, are already in camp which is one of the reason GM Chris Antonetti is excited about this season.
Antonetti: Indians players 'excited to be here' | indians.com - "Guys are excited to be here," Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said. "It's not only the number of people, but the attitude and spirit around camp. Guys are champing at the bit to get started."
Indians report to camp ready for big things in 2015 | indians.com - On Wednesday, spring officially began for the Indians with the arrival of the reporting date for the team's pitchers and catchers. As has been a trend in recent years for the Tribe, though, many of the club's players have already been on hand in Arizona for a week or longer.
Kipnis, Sarbaugh work on drill to square up grounders | indians.com - On a half-diamond in the back of the Indians' spring complex, second baseman Jason Kipnis positioned himself near third base. Rather than stand in a typical stance, Kipnis shifted to his knees and gloved a stream of ground balls.
Other Cleveland Indians Related News
Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Tyler Sturdevant suspended 50 games | cleveland.com - ICYMI yesterday. Right-hander Tyler Sturdevant is the third Indians farmhand to be suspended this off-season for a violation of MLB's minor-league drug policy.
Cleveland Indians introduce 'TRIBETOWN MVPs,' the team's new off - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports - The Cleveland Indians announced details of TribeTown MVPs, the team's new official kids fan club for children between the ages of 6 and 14.
Gateway still waiting for Cuyahoga County plan to split 'sin tax' to pay for stadium upkeep | cleveland.com - The non-profit landlord for Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena is still waiting for a proposal from Cuyahoga County on how the 'sin tax' approved by voters last year will be split between Cleveland's professional sports facilities.
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SABR co-founder Joe Simenic was "one of the true giants" of baseball research | cleveland.com - Longtime Clevelander and SABR co-founder Joe Simenic, who died Feb. 7, left a legacy for baseball fans and researchers in the dusty volumes of the sport's cherished history.
The Brewers will be having a Harry Doyle bobblehead night - Awful Announcing - With the Cleveland Indians in town on Major League Night.
Have pitchers and catchers always reported to Spring Training early? | MLB.com - Some historical perspective on Spring Training
A look at five bold Spring Training predictions. | SportsonEarth.com : Anthony Castrovince Article - One byproduct of baseball's wild winter is a somewhat unsettled spring in some places. Here are five examples of moves that could happen that might catch people off guard.
Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez moved his legs, but still in critical condition | HardballTalk - Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez suffered a double skull fracture and brain hematoma when he was struck by a boat last Friday while swimming off the eastern-central coast of his native Venezuela.
Royals ink Eric Hosmer to two-year, $13.9 million deal | HardballTalk - The deal will pay Hosmer a $5.65 million salary in 2015 and $8.25 million in 2016, covering his second and third years of arbitration eligibility. Hammy must be thrilled that his mancrush is getting paid.
Andy Pettitte: "I don’t really believe I tried to enhance my performance" | HardballTalk - This defense seems to work for Andy Pettitte when it does not work for any other PED guy. Seriously. Why does Pettite get a pass?