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Leonys Martin speaks on medical scare

News and Notes for Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Leonys Martin speaks to the media about the medical scare that nearly killed him, plus a whole lot more!

Indians News

Francisco Lindor signs 1-year $10.55 million deal to avoid arbitration with Indians; no deal for Bauer, who is seeking $13 million | - Francisco Lindor saw his salary jump from $623,200 in 2018 to $10.55 million for 2019 as he reached a one-year deal with the Indians to avoid arbitration. Trevor Bauer and the Tribe could not reach a settlement and could be headed for arbitration for the second straight year.

Leonys Martin of Cleveland Indians feels blessed to be alive after health scare - The Cleveland Indians outfielder spoke to the media Friday for the first time since the health scare. He thanked the doctors and staff at Cleveland Clinic, where he spent nearly two weeks after being rushed to the hospital following an Aug. 7 game.

Who’s going to be ready for spring training? Medical updates on nine Cleveland Indians | - The Indians, with pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to spring training on Feb. 12, give updates on nine rehabbing players.

Cleveland Indians claim RHP A.J. Cole on waivers; 40-man roster is at 39 | - Right-hander A.J. Cole made 28 relief appearances for the Yankees last year after making the opening day roster for the Washington Nationals.

Cleveland Indians OF Bradley Zimmer feels good after shoulder surgery, aims for spring training return | - “Based on how I’m feeling now, I feel like I’ll be ready for spring training,” Zimmer said. “Whether they turn me lose by then or not, I feel like I’m in a really good place right now, physically.”

Cleveland Indians invite Rob Kaminsky, Daniel Johnson and 4 other minor leaguers to big-league spring training | - Indians minor leaguers Daniel Johnson, Rob Kaminsky, David Martinez, Mike Papi, Li-Jen Chu and Mark Mathias have been invited to big-league spring training.

Cleveland Indians looking for All-Star Week volunteers | - There are unpaid positions available in the 2019 All-Star Week Volunteer Program throughout the city’s baseball-themed attractions.

Dan Otero on Baseball History and Being a Fan of the Game | FanGraphs Baseball - David Laurila of Fangraphs interviews Dan Otero

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