The Los Angeles Angels have reached an agreement with relief pitcher Cody Allen on a one-year deal to be their closer next season, the team announced.
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After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
Corey Kluber and A.J. Pollock turning the Reds into contenders? A swap of former No. 1 prospects? Dallas Keuchel teaming up with Manny or Bryce? Here's how we're hoping the rest of the hot stove season plays out.
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.
Instead of dipping into the free-agent market for a backstop, Cleveland found a fit in a deal with New York and continued a trend that is shaping this hot stove season.
The Cleveland Indians have acquired catcher Kevin Plawecki in a trade with the New York Mets.
Halfway through the offseason, we look at which teams have gained ground, which have fallen back and what moves could be made to shift things further.
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.
We examine whether another team could offer a strong enough package for it to make sense for Cleveland to deal its ace this winter.
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.
Every team left Las Vegas with unfinished business. We have some suggestions on where they should go from here.
Why would a team considered the prohibitive favorite in its division want to deal one of its top-flight starters? The Indians' strategy is about winning now -- and in the future.
The three-way deal with the Mariners and Rays reunited Carlos Santana and the Tribe, but will Edwin Encarnacion stay in Seattle?
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.