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Peralta makes 1st HOF ballot; Manny, 7th

November 21, 2022

The National Baseball Hall of Fame revealed the 2023 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Hall of Fame ballot on Monday, with several notable names appearing for the first time, as well as returning candidates hoping to continue trending toward possible enshrinement in Cooperstown. Former slugging outfielder Carlos Beltrán, who belted

Here's each team's top 2023 ROY candidate

November 21, 2022

MLB witnessed an unusually strong rookie class in 2022. Julio Rodríguez became the quickest player ever to reach 25 homers and 25 steals while Michael Harris II posted the third-highest WAR (5.3, per Baseball-Reference) of any rookie age 21 or younger in the last 40 years. And that's just the

Each club's most intriguing unprotected Rule 5 Draft option

November 25, 2022

All 30 teams have made decisions about which prospects to protect on 40-man rosters and many are now making some deals to either firm up those rosters or perhaps create space so they can be active in the Major League phase of December’s Rule 5 Draft. The baseball world will

5 pressing Q's for Guardians this offseason

November 20, 2022

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Guardians prospect among top performers in winter leagues

November 23, 2022

Baseball may be a sport traditionally associated with the summer months, but if you look closely enough, you can take in the game year-round. And if you're a fan of prospects, some of the elite up-and-comers are still honing their skills in winter leagues across warm-weather countries like the Dominican

Tito wins AL Manager of the Year for 3rd time

November 16, 2022

CLEVELAND -- Guardians manager Terry Francona had to get creative. He had a 40-man roster that consisted of 11 Minor Leaguers who were added in November to be protected from the Rule 5 Draft. Outside of a solid rotation and an All-Star third baseman, the rest of his team’s Opening

Injuries & Moves: Gose, Maile non-tendered

November 18, 2022

Throughout the offseason, this page will updated with any Guardians transactions and injury updates.

Guardians protect 3 players from Rule 5 Draft

Cleveland clears roster space with two trades, two DFA's
November 16, 2022

CLEVELAND -- As Guardians manager Terry Francona was on the verge of being named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday night, his front office was scrambling to piece together its final 40-man roster prior to the 6 p.m. ET deadline to protect prospects from the Rule 5 Draft.

40-man deadline: Which prospects got roster spots?

November 15, 2022

It was decision time for Major League front offices on Tuesday. All 30 teams had until 6 p.m. ET to make decisions about their 40-man rosters. Some prospects earned a coveted spot, some did not and thus became eligible to be picked up by another team in the Rule 5

Guardians prospect among Minor League Gold Glove winners

November 22, 2022

Who wouldn't want to add a little gold to their collection? Rawlings and Minor League Baseball announced their annual Gold Glove winners, which includes four Top 100 prospects for a second consecutive year. Outfielders Jackson Chourio (No. 10), Pete Crow-Armstrong (No. 30) and Evan Carter (No. 56) were honored for

Kwan finishes third in AL ROY voting

November 14, 2022

CLEVELAND -- There was no arguing against the fact that Steven Kwan had an incredible rookie season. The only issue for him is that Julio Rodríguez and Adley Rutschman did, too. Kwan came just shy of becoming the first Cleveland player to win the American League Rookie of the Year

How will the Guardians attack the offseason?

November 12, 2022

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Ramírez takes home fourth Silver Slugger

November 10, 2022

Major League Baseball honored the top hitters from the 2022 season on Thursday night when the Louisville Silver Slugger Award winners were announced on MLB Network. Silver Slugger Awards, which are voted on by MLB managers and coaches, are given to the top offensive player at each position in each

Toughest decisions for each team ahead of Rule 5 Draft

November 15, 2022

Decisions, decisions, decisions. They were made fast and furiously by Major League front offices Tuesday, when organizations had to add eligible players to their 40-man roster or else leave them exposed to the Rule 5 Draft, to be held on Dec. 7 in San Diego. We organized each club’s Rule

3 ways Guardians could fill their catcher need for 2023

November 8, 2022

LAS VEGAS -- The Guardians were pleased with their unexpected 92-win season that led to a division title. But now, it’s time to focus on how they can get better for 2023. Cleveland’s front office rarely divulges its offseason plans. President of baseball operations Chris Antonetti noted at the GM

Antonetti named Exec of the Year after young Guardians take leap in '22

November 8, 2022

LAS VEGAS -- Sometimes the best moves a team can make are internal rather than external, which Guardians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti proved this season. Antonetti had no fear of calling on any up-and-coming prospect this year, which awarded him and his team with a 92-win season and

Kwan, Francona finalists for AL ROY, MOY awards

November 7, 2022

With few expectations come more opportunities for a team to turn heads. The Guardians capitalized on the chance to do just that this season, and now they’re getting recognition. On Monday night, Steven Kwan was named a finalist for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, and his skipper,

Belle leads Contemporary Baseball Era HOF ballot

November 7, 2022

The National Baseball Hall of Fame has released the eight-player ballot that will be considered by the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee for election as part of the Hall of Fame Class of 2023. Albert Belle, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Don Mattingly, Fred McGriff, Dale Murphy, Rafael Palmeiro and Curt

5 Guardians prospects to keep an eye on

November 5, 2022

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Here's how Guardians prospects fared in Fall Stars Game

November 6, 2022

The 16th iteration of the Arizona Fall League's Fall Stars Game featured something for everybody, with baseball's most promising talent from all 30 systems showing the tools that earned them a trip to the AFL in the first place. Not least among those tools was the power of Cubs prospect