Good news, Columbus. There's a new Indians radio affiliate in Columbus, so you don't have to turn that antenna just right to pick up a signal from Cleveland or Delaware or Lancaster. Bad news - the Zone also carries the Cavaliers and there is no telling at this point which team will get priority when schedules clash. But, after years of AM 1460 broadcasting Ohio State baseball over the Indians, preemption is nothing new.
Michael Brantley's progress encourages coach | MLB.com - Quatraro stepped into the hitting tunnel in Cleveland with some of the Tribe's hitters, including Michael Brantley, who is working his way back from August surgery on his right biceps.
Indians, Austin Jackson agree to Minors deal | MLB.com - According to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman, Jackson will have a base salary of $1.5 million, plus another $4 million available through incentives, if he makes the Major League roster. The contract also includes an opt-out clause for the end of Spring Training.
Rob Kaminsky: An Indians Prospect Bounces Back | FanGraphs Baseball - "I would have benched myself, with the first half I had. Everything that could have went wrong, went wrong."
2017 Top 10 outfield prospects | MLB.com - Bradley Zimmer is on the list.
Indians announce 105.7 The Zone as new affiliate in Columbus for 2017 season | MLB.com - "Tribe fans finally have a home in Columbus," said Zone Program Director Mike Elliott. "We're thrilled to partner with the reigning American League Champs for another amazing season of baseball."
On the Indians' search for bullpen help:
Next move or moves for #Indians might be nothing more than minor-league signings. But team is doing background work on Blanton, others.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 25, 2017
#Indians probably would prefer LHR, but want best available. Did fine relying upon Andrew Miller as main lefty in ‘pen after deadline.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 25, 2017
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Luis Valbuena signs with the Angels
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Will Leitch reviews baseball annual publications