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With the Winter Meetings coming to a close, the Cleveland Indians have not made the big splash of a trade/FA signing like some fans may have been hoping for. But the offseason is long and there are still questions that need answering for the Tribe’s 2018 roster, so don’t expect the team to remain quiet for the rest of the winter.
Around the league
- Aaron Judge is excited to soon be smashing baseballs with Giancarlo Stanton.
- MLB’s resident archer Fernando Rodney will be closing for the Twins in 2018.
- The Cardinals have reached a deal with the Athletics to send Stephen Piscotty to Oakland to be closer to his mother, who will begin treatment soon for ALS.
- In shocking news, Marlins fans are not happy that their team has traded their once in a generation player.
- The Red Sox haven’t landed J.D. Martinez yet, but he may be their next target now that Ohtani and Stanton have signed.