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Indians to pick up option of Corey Kluber, decline options of Kipnis, Otero

Morning News and Notes for October 3, 2019

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The Indians have announced that they will pick up the 2020 option for Corey Kluber and decline those of Jason Kipnis and Dan Otero.

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Indians to pick up Corey Kluber's option | Cleveland Indians - In a meeting with the media on Wednesday, Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said that the club intends to exercise Corey Kluber’s $17.5 million option and decline the options of reliever Dan Otero and second baseman Jason Kipnis.

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