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Winter Meetings to start tomorrow

Morning News and Notes for Saturday, September 7. 2018

Cleveland Indians Photo Day
RIP, Luis Valbuena
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The whole baseball world seems to be waiting on the Indians to make a move at the Winter Meetings, which start in Vegas tomorrow. Also more is known about the senseless death of former Indian Luis Valbuena in what appears to be a roadside robbery attempt.

Indians News

Ex-Cleveland Indians infielder Luis Valbuena, teammate Jose Castillo die in Venezuela car crash | - Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday.

Tribe poised for big moves at Winter Meetings | Anthomy Castrovince for - So let’s be clear that the pun is honestly not intended when we say that the stakes are pretty high for the Cleveland Indians right now.

On Francisco Lindor, Albert Belle and 3 other things about MLB's winter meeting in Las Vegas | - The last time the meetings were in Vegas was 2008 when the Indians signed free agent closer Kerry Wood and acquired Joe Smith and Luis Valbuena in a three-team deal with the Mets and Mariners.

Cleveland Indians: Talkin’ Carlos Carrasco contract extension and Tribe trade considerations – Terry Pluto | - The Cleveland Indians signing Carlos Carrasco took him off the winter trade market. But the Indians are actively looking to make a major deal.

Hall of Fame case for Charlie Manuel – HardballTalk - Manuel won 1,000 games, a World Series and two pennants. But is his resume lengthy enough for Cooperstown?

Exclusive: Ex-Cleveland Indians slugger Albert Belle makes his case for Hall of Fame (podcast) | - Belle talked exclusively to about his chances for election and his contemporaries on the ballot. He talked about his career in Cleveland, about playing in the steroid era and his stormy relationship with the media during his playing days.

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