Indians upgrade defensively with acquisition of Leonys Martin

The MLB Trade Deadline has come and the Cleveland Indians made one trade on Tuesday to help them defensively in the outfield. They acquired center fielder Leonys Martin from the Detroit Tigers along with minor league pitcher Kyle Dowdy for shortstop prospect Willi Castro. Castro was the Indians eighth overall prospect according to MLB.com and … Continue reading Indians upgrade defensively with acquisition of Leonys Martin

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Indians upgrade bullpen with acquisitions of Hand, Cimber

I wrote yesterday about the Cleveland Indians interest in San Diego Padres reliever Brad Hand. On Thursday, the Indians went ahead and acquired the two-time All-Star reliever as well as rookie reliever Adam Cimber from San Diego in exchange for their top prospect, catcher/outfielder Francisco Mejia. Hand went to Twitter to thank the Padres and … Continue reading Indians upgrade bullpen with acquisitions of Hand, Cimber