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The Cleveland Guardians have promoted Joe Torres to assistant pitching coach on manager Terry Francona's staff.
MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
The Cleveland Guardians said minor league catcher Andres Melendez died Thursday in Miami.
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Respondents in a new national Seton Hall Sports Poll released Thursday are nearly evenly divided about Cleveland dropping “Indians,” while opposed (by 45%-26%) to its new “Guardians” name. They're also split on whether Atlanta should stop encouraging the “tomahawk chop,” but opposed (49%-23%) to any name change from “Braves.”
With no winter meetings to attend or free agents to sign, what are teams doing instead? Buster Olney breaks it down.
With the hot stove on hold, we take a look at whose 2022 pennant hopes have risen -- and fallen -- the most so far this winter.
Cleveland Indians outfielder and commentator Jack Graney has won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting.
Buck O'Neil, a champion of Black ballplayers during a monumental, eight-decade career on and off the field, joined Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso and three others in being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Not everything in baseball is on lockdown. This weekend, the doors to Cooperstown opened for several deserving candidates -- including the most deserving of all.
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MLB's winter mtgs in Orlando are a lockout casualty, but not the HoF's Sun., 12/5 "Early Baseball" (pre-1950) & "Golden Days" (1950-69) Era committees' voting/tally there, per a Hall spokesman Thu. EB ballot: Bill Dahlen/John Donaldson/Bud Fowler/Vic Harris/Grant "Home Run" Johnson/Lefty O'Doul/Buck O'Neil/Dick "Cannonball" Redding/Allie Reynolds/Geo. Scales. GD ballot: Dick Allen/Ken Boyer/Gil Hodges/Jim Kaat/Roger Maris/Minnie Miñoso/Danny Murtaugh/Tony Oliva/Billy Pierce/Maury Wills.
The Cleveland City Council voted Monday to approve a lease agreement that will keep the Guardians at Progressive Field through 2036, and the team will also be able to begin planning renovations as part of the deal.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
Doug Jones, a five-time All-Star reliever who had 303 saves in his career, has died at age 64.
As fans were buying the first available Guardians merchandise on Friday as the team officially transitioned from Indians after 106 years, a sign installed outside the team store at Progressive Field broke free from its mount and crashed to the sidewalk.
The Cleveland Indians will officially change their name to the Guardians on Friday.
The Cleveland Indians have resolved a lawsuit filed by a local roller derby team over rights to the name Guardians, the final hurdle for the Major League Baseball team to continue its changeover.
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Left-hander Francisco Pérez was claimed by the Washington Nationals, who also sent right-hander Kyle McGowin outright to Triple-A Rochester on Friday.
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The "Early Baseball Era" ballot (careers primarily pre-1950) announced Fri. by the HoF - committee voting Dec. 5 in Orlando/results announcement that night - includes 7 Negro Leagues/pre-Negro Leagues legends & 3 MLB stars: Bill Dahlen (MLB), John Donaldson, Bud Fowler, Vic Harris, Grant "Home Run" Johnson, Lefty O'Doul (MLB), Buck O'Neil, Dick "Cannonball" Redding, Allie Reynolds (MLB) and George Scales. All 10 are deceased.
Cleveland has picked up José Ramírez's $12 million contract option for 2022 following a 103-RBI season.
The 2021 champions have just been crowned -- but we're already thinking ahead to next year.