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2012-2013 Offseason 40-Man Roster

Here will be posted the latest 40-man roster, along with the projected Opening Day lineup. Updates will be added as moves are made.

Update #8: February 10, 2013

(This will be the final update to this post, but all the data below will be transmogrified into a Spring Training roster)

Signed IF Mike Aviles to a 2 Year, $6M Extension with a 2015 Option ($3.5M)

Invited RHP Matt Langwell, RHP Preston Guilmet, LHP Giovanni Soto, 1B Jesus Aguilar, and C Roberto Perez to Spring Training

Signed RHP Matt Capps, C Omir Santos, OF Jeremy Hermida, and LHP Rich Hill to minor-league contracts; Invited them to Spring Training

Signed DH/1B Jason Giambi to a minor-league contract; Invited him to Spring Training (coverage here)

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Update #7: January 20, 2013

IF/OF Russ Canzler Claimed on Waivers by the New York Yankees

Signed OF Drew Stubbs to a 1 Year, $2.825M Contract

Signed C Lou Marson to a 1 Year, $1.0M Contract

Signed RHP Justin Masterson to a 1 Year, $5.6875M Contract

Signed RHP Chris Perez to a 1 Year, $7.0M Contract

Signed RHP Joe Smith to a 1 Year, $3.15M Contract

Signed RHP Matt Albers to a 1 Year, $1.75M Contract

Signed RHP Blake Wood to a 1 Year, $560K Contract

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Update #6: January 3, 2013

Signed OF Nick Swisher to a 4 Year, $56M Contract

Designated OF Thomas Neal for Assignment

Claimed 1B/OF Russ Canzler on waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays

Designated RHP Jeanmar Gomez for Assignment

Signed IF Matt Antonelli to a Minor-League Contract

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Update #5: December 18, 2012

Signed 1B Mark Reynolds to a 1-Year, $6M Free Agent Contract

Designated 1B/OF Russ Canzler for Assignment

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Update #4: December 13, 2012

The Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds and Arizona Diamondbacks made a 3-Team Trade:

Cincinnati gets: OF Shin-Soo Choo (CLE), IF Jason Donald (CLE), $3.5M (CLE)

Arizona gets: SS Didi Gregorius (CIN), LHP Tony Sipp (CLE), Lars Anderson (CLE)

Cleveland gets: RHP Trevor Bauer (ARZ), OF Drew Stubbs (CIN), RHP Bryan Shaw (ARZ), Matt Albers (ARZ)

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Update #3: December 9, 2012

Designated LHP Rafael Perez for Assignment; Perez became free agent

Non-Tendered 3B Jack Hannahan

Designated LHP Chris Seddon for Assignment; Seddon became free agent

Claimed 1B Mike McDade off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays

Signed RHP Fernando Nieve to minor-league contract; Invited him to Spring Training

Rule 5: Indians drafted 1B Chris McGuiness from Texas Rangers organization

Rule 5: Cubs drafted RHP Hector Rondon from Cleveland Indians organization

Rule 5: Baltimore Orioles drafted LHP T.J. McFarland from Cleveland Indians organization

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Update #2: November 20, 2012

Purchased the Contracts of OF Tim Fedroff, RHP Chen Lee, RHP Trey Haley, and LHP T.J. House

Outrighted 1B Matt LaPorta and IF Brent Lillibridge to AAA (Columbus)

Designated RHP Fabio Martinez for Assignment

Signed OF Matt Carson and OF Cedric Hunter to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training

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Update #1: November 5, 2012

Claimed RHP Blake Wood off waivers from the Kansas City Royals

Traded RHP Esmil Rogers to the Toronto Blue Jays for IF Mike Aviles and C/IF Yan Gomes

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Beginning of Offseason: November 1, 2012

Exercised the 2013 Team Option on RHP Ubaldo Jimenez ($5.75M)

OF Grady Sizemore Elected Free Agency

DH Travis Hafner (option declined) Elected Free Agency

1B Casey Kotchman Elected Free Agency

RHP Roberto Hernandez (option declined) Elected Free Agency

Sent OF Vinny Rottino outright to Columbus; Elected Free Agency November 1

Sent RHP Kevin Slowey outright to Columbus; Elected Free Agency November 2

Toronto Blue Jays Claimed LHP Scott Maine off waivers

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