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Guardians reportedly have Josh Bell on their list

Update: Bell and the Guardians have agreed on a two-year deal worth $33 million per Jon Heyman

Guardians were reportedly in on José Abreu before he signed with Astros

A tale as old as time

Zach Plesac “on radar” of Phillies

Presumably for a trade, not a tactical strike

Hey Guardians, it’s not too late to sign Joc Pederson

Make yesterday’s rumors today’s reality

Breaking down which teams definitely need Nelson Cruz

Making the completely unbiased case for every MLB team to acquire Minnesota’s slugger at the trade deadline

Mike Chernoff to formally interview for Mets front office job

Rumors that Chernoff is the "leading candidate" to be the Mets’ president of baseball operations have been swirling all week

Indians reportedly intend to trade Francisco Lindor by Opening Day

This should not be a surprise to anyone

Mike Clevinger may or may not be headed to the Padres


Indians should sign Domingo Santana if they haven’t already

There are better options out there, but if the Indians are going to stay cheap Domingo Santana is the perfect fit

Hey maybe don’t trade Mike Clevinger

It doesn’t sound like the Indians actually want to do it, but here’s a gentle reminder that it would be a terrible idea

Reds latest team linked in Francisco Lindor trade talks

It’s hard to imagine this trade going down

Indians want Gavin Lux and Dustin May from Dodgers for Francisco Lindor

The Indians are placing a ludicrous price on their star player, and why wouldn’t they?

Indians seem interested in A’s utilityman Chad Pinder

Another utilityman for the utility belt

Indians among four teams interested in José Peraza

Are you surprised?

Indians have what Pirates want for Starling Marte

I heard you like young, controllable catchers

Indians reportedly prefer not to trade Francisco Lindor, which means they’re probably working on trading Francisco Lindor

It’s all about leverage

Indians young starting pitching drawing interest on trade market

No one is untouchable, but good luck getting Shane Bieber

Indians, Reds talking Trevor Bauer trade that could include top prospect Taylor Trammell

The Indians are talking with their cross-state rivals

Indians “looking at” Justin Smoak

At a picture of him? On the field? Through a telescope? Nobody knows. TRADE DEADLINE, BABY!

MLB trade deadline tracker and open thread

The trade deadline looms less than 48 hours away and there’s no waiver wire to fall back on. Anything can happen.

Yasiel Puig is a perfect fit for the Indians

The Indians trading for Yasiel Puig isn’t a real rumor yet, but maybe it should be

Indians reportedly interested in reliever Mychal Givens

The first signs of life from the Indians on the buyer’s market

Assessing the buyer’s market for the Indians

Big or small, the Indians will probably be buying something at the trade deadline

Padres only want Corey Kluber to fix third base

You read that right. Sort of

Indians focused on “cheap roster fillers,” says executive who didn’t get Corey Kluber

Rumor season is the best, and also the very worst

Indians should be in on Yasmani Grandal... eventually

It could be Edwin Encarnacion all over again

Winter Meetings rumors are stupid and I hate them

There’s no real truth anywhere, what are we to do with any of this silly information

Indians finally admit Yandy Diaz can handle third base

The Indians finally admit that Yandy Diaz can play third base everyday. Will they actually let him do it?

Carlos Santana reunion with Indians remains a possibility

I’m not saying it’ll happen, but there’s a chance

A case for the Cleveland Indians to trade Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber simultaneously

The Indians could ensure that their championship window remains wide open for the next two seasons.

Brewers make sense as Corey Kluber trade partner

The Brewers could "satisfy" the Indians’ needs

Your Corey Kluber trade takes are bad

This isn’t a teardown or a rebuild. It’s barely even a retooling