The Winter Meetings close today with the Rule 5 Draft. So far, the Indians have not made any big deals, but teams are asking about Danny Salazar. The Indians have asked about Marcell Ozuna, but apparently the price was too high.
Will Cleveland Indians trade Danny Salazar or continue to show patience with him? | cleveland.com - At least 10 teams have asked about the talented, but fragile, Danny Salazar. One is the Chicago Cubs.
Cleveland Indians kicked the tires on Marcell Ozuna; Jason Kipnis still available | cleveland.com - The Indians did not take part in the Giancarlo Stanton circus that traveled from Miami to Yankee Stadium. They did inquire about outfielder Marcell Ozuna, Stanton's teammate with the Marlins, but came up empty.
Indians look to solve first base at Meetings - The way Francona sees things, adding a first baseman might be essential if Santana signs elsewhere.
Photo of the Day: Francisco Lindor is in Japan practicing martial arts | MLB.com - He is practicing the martial art of Aikido, and he says he is very much "ready to do some work on people.”
Former Beacon Journal Indians beat reporter Sheldon Ocker headed to Hall of Fame as winner of J.G. Taylor Spink Award - Former Beacon Journal Indians reporter Sheldon Ocker has won the 2018 J.G. Taylor Spink Award and a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. The Spink Award is the highest honor for a baseball writer and has been given annually since 1962 for “meritorious service to baseball writing.”