Here’s to more good than bad this week.
Cleveland Baseball Team News
From Paul Hoynes:
In one day the Indians acquired a switch-hitting leadoff hitter, who just so happens to be a Gold Glove winning second baseman, in Hernandez. Rosario gives them a power-hitting left-handed bat who should be their first full-season, regular outfielder since Michael Brantley kissed Cleveland goodbye after the 2018 season.
They did it for $13 million on two one-year deals. Ask any general manager and he’ll tell you there is no such thing as a bad one-year deal. And it required more than a little help from owner Paul Dolan.
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Still going to be baseball ...
Here's a very, very important point in light of the MLB-MLBPA talks:— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 31, 2021
If there is not a deal ... there is still going to be baseball, so long as governmental authorities allow it, which they're doing with every other sport.
In fact, absent a deal, Opening Day will be April 1.