So, again the Indians front office has pulled a trade out of thin air, this time dealing away Yonder Alonso, who really had no spot in the line-up with Carlos Santana on the team. The Indians now have pared their payroll enough that they can spend to fill in holes in the outfield and/or bullpen. Or that they can trade a starting pitcher and really remake the line-up.
Indians trade Yonder Alonso to White Sox - When the Indians acquired both Carlos Santana and Jake Bauers in a three-team deal with the Mariners and Rays on Thursday, the writing was on the wall for Yonder Alonso, who was no longer a clear roster fit on a Tribe team suddenly loaded with first-base types.
Cleveland Indians trade Yonder Alonso to Chicago White Sox: see reaction on social media | cleveland.com - Yonder Alonso is heading to Chicago in a trade between the Indians and White Sox. See social media reaction from fans.
Cleveland Indians trade first baseman Yonder Alonso to White Sox after acquisition of Carlos Santana, Jake Bauers | cleveland.com - The Indians, in their continued plan to move payroll, have traded first baseman Yonder Alonso to the White Sox. On Thursday, they acquired first basemen Carlos Santana and Jake Bauers in a three-team deal with Seattle and Tampa Bay.
Indians trades bring value with potential for next move - Here’s how these moves might help to make a fourth or fifth deal possible, whether it be another trade or a signing