The Brewers re-lit the pilot light on the Hot Stove yesterday, trading for Christian Yelich and signing free agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain. Apparently the Indians were in the mix on Lorenzo Cain, though how seriously is anyone’s guess.
Cleveland Indians needed to dump salary to have a shot at signing Lorenzo Cain | cleveland.com - Their pursuit of Cain was based on them making another trade or two to create salary space on the roster. Those trades did not happen in time to prevent Cain from signing with the Brewers.
Indians climbing revenue rankings | Crain's Cleveland Business - In 2014, Brian Barren's first year on the job, the Indians were in "the bottom third of the bottom third" among the 30 MLB clubs in revenue. It was then that Barren, now the Indians' president of business operations, developed the "15 and 5 battle cry," which was his plan to get the Indians to 15th in baseball in the organization's key business metrics within five years.
Q Construction Causing Traffic Changes In Cleveland | Cleveland, OH Patch - Fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indians may have to find new routes to the Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field. The city of Cleveland announced changing traffic patterns around the stadiums while the Q is under construction.
Cleveland Indians add another bullpen candidate in right-hander Preston Claiborne | cleveland.com - Throw another reliever onto the NRI pile