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On the move for Thanksgiving

Morning News and Notes for Thursday, November 28, 2019

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There have been some actual baseball moves over the last few days, including some LGFT as well as names raised often in this community. Whether you are on the move or staying home, have a happy Thanksgiving

Indians News

Beacon's Torres has found positive in recovery from Tommy John surgery - Lenny Torres eyes a triumphant return after Tommy John surgery. The Beacon native was a first-round pick of the Cleveland Indians last year.

Should the Indians pursue Yolmer Sánchez? - After The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reported that the White Sox placed Yolmer Sánchez on outright waivers on Monday, curiosity grew as to whether the Indians would show interest

Is Corey Kluber A Better Trade Chip For The Indians Than Francisco Lindor? - The Indians won 93 games without Kluber. Could they do that without Lindor?

Lofton shares life lessons at Lakeshore Classic luncheon | Major League Baseball | - Kenny Lofton left East Chicago in hopes that he would make his family and the Region proud and, on Tuesday, he returned to share highlights of his career

Trevor Bauer weighs in on Myles Garrett and reveals the truth behind his final start for Cleveland Indians - - Ex-Indians pitcher says he was ill on the day of his final start with the Tribe and should not have pitched.

Players on the Move - LGFT

Pirates Hire Derek Shelton as Manager - The New York Times - Shelton broke into the majors as hitting coach for the Cleveland Indians from 2005-09.

Rays designate Jesús Aguilar for assignment – HardballTalk
The Rays designated slugger Jesús Aguilar for assignment on Wednesday after acquiring Brian O’Grady from the Reds.

Players on the Move - Non-LGFT

Crew acquires Urias, Lauer in deal with Padres - In Urías, the Brewers are acquiring a versatile defender and a potential alternative for underperforming shortstop Orlando Arcia, who is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and whose status will be clearer following Monday’s tender deadline.

Source - Rangers reach 3-year, $30 million deal with 13-game winner Kyle Gibson - Former Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson has agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with the Rangers, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Orioles place Jonathan Villar on waivers – HardballTalk - The Orioles placed 2B/SS Jonathan Villar on waivers on Wednesday. Villar is projected to earn north of $10 million in his final year of arbitration eligibility.

Player staying where he is

Nationals bring back catcher Yan Gomes on a two-year deal - The Washington Post
The Washington Nationals and catcher Yan Gomes agreed to a two-year, $10 million contract, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Other articles of interest

MLB fans form everlasting bonds with broadcasters - Sports Illustrated - An appreciation of baseball's voices, who provide the soundtrack of summer and so much more.

The Hall of Fame Case for Marvin Miller – HardballTalk - On Sunday, December 8, the Modern Baseball Era committee of the Baseball Hall of Fame, which includes candidates whose primary contributions to baseball came between 1970-87, will vote on candidates for the 2020 induction class.