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All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians have reached agreement at $10.55 million for a 2019 contract, a huge raise over the $643,200 he made last year.
Leonys Martin, after recovering from a life-threatening bacterial infection last summer, says doctors and staff at Cleveland Clinic saved his life. "We've been through everything like baby steps, taking it slow," he said. "I'm in good shape right now."
Catcher Kevin Plawecki, who had a career-high 30 RBIs and threw out 23 percent of potential base stealers for the Mets last season, reached a one-year deal with the Indians.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
The Cleveland Indians have acquired catcher Kevin Plawecki in a trade with the New York Mets.
Looking to rebuild their bullpen, the Indians have signed free-agent right-hander Justin Grimm to a minor league contract.
In his debut ESPN column, Jeff Passan breaks down the status of this winter's superstar duo and how the need for those two big dominoes to fall is keeping other free agents out in the cold.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
Which team could put Manny Machado or Bryce Harper under its tree? Who has gotten the most done, and who bears watching?
Indians right-hander Cody Anderson has avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $641,250.
Michael Brantley adds a needed left-handed presence to the middle of the Astros' lineup, which is heavily right-handed with key cogs Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and George Springer.
The Indians have acquired infielder Andruw Monasterio, the player to be named later, in the trade that sent All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals.
A day after acquiring Carlos Santana in a three-team deal, the Indians have traded first baseman Yonder Alonso to the White Sox.
The Indians have reacquired slugger Carlos Santana in a three-team deal with the Mariners and Rays that sends Edwin Encarnacion to Seattle and Yandy Diaz to Tampa Bay.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Here's what Carlos Santana just told me about possibly returning to Cleveland: "I'm so happy to maybe have the opportunity to go back home, back to my team, being back with the Indians staff, and especially being back with the fans in Cleveland."
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
As they dismantle the stage in the media workroom, the biggest trade of these winter meetings has become official with Carlos Santana headed back to the Indians, Edwin Encarnacion going to the Mariners and Yandy Diaz to the Rays headlining the three-team deal.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
I'm scratching my head over the Rays' portion of this three-team deal. Yandy Diaz makes far more contact than Jake Bauers, and I suppose he's a Rays launch-angle project for 2019? I'd have rather kept Bauers, who looks a lot closer to developing into a 25-homer player.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Terry Francona is confident that Andrew Miller will bounce back from an injury-plagued 2018, even if it won't be in Cleveland: "I hope he goes to the National League."