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Tribe takes on Royals (July 19-21) to end ten-game homestand at Progressive Field

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CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians take on the Kansas City Royals (July 19-21) to end the first homestand out of the All-Star break. Remember to manage your tickets using the MLB Ballpark App. Use the app to purchase and forward tickets, and have your tickets scanned for entrance to

Indians Recall RHP Zach Plesac from AAA Columbus

July 16, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP ZACH PLESAC (#65) from AAA Columbus. Optioned 1B BOBBY BRADLEY to AAA Columbus. Plesac has split the 2019 season between AAA Columbus and Cleveland, posting a mark of 3-3 with

Indians and Padres complete trade

July 12, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Acquired RHP PHIL MATON (MAY-tahn) from the San Diego Padres in exchange for international bonus pool allotments. Option transferred to the AAA Columbus roster. Recalled RHP CODY ANDERSON (right elbow surgery) and

Carlos Carrasco medical update

July 7, 2019

Carlos was evaluated earlier this season (June 2nd) at the Cleveland Clinic as a follow-up to abnormalities in his Spring Training blood work. He was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a treatable form of leukemia and has since been cleared to resume strength and conditioning workouts and throwing activity to

Indians recall OF Greg Allen from AAA Columbus

July 6, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled OF GREG ALLEN from AAA Columbus. Optioned RHP ZACH PLESAC to AAA Columbus. Allen, 26, has split the 2019 season between AAA Columbus and Cleveland, hitting safely in each of his

Indians RHP Shane Bieber Named to American League All-Star Team

July 5, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – RHP SHANE BIEBER has been named to the American League All-Star Team, announced today by MLB as a replacement for Texas LHP Mike Minor (Sunday starter). Bieber, 24, has posted a record of 7-3 with a 3.54 ERA in 18 games/17 starts (104.1IP, 86H, 41ER, 23BB, 133SO,

Indians acquire UTL Andrew Velazquez from the Tampa Bay Rays

July 3, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Acquired UTL ANDREW VELAZQUEZ from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange international bonus pool allotments. Assigned to the AAA Columbus Injured List. Designated RHP CHIH-WEI HU for assignment. Velazquez, who turns 25

Indians open 2019-2020 International Signing period; Signing 15 players

July 2, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of 15 international amateur free agents for the 2019-20 signing period. The club’s international signing class, which was announced by Senior Director of International Scouting Paul Gillispie, includes players from across Latin America, including eight from the Dominican Republic, four

Cleveland Indians and Ohio’s 529 plan announce a $10,000 college savings award giveaway for CMSD families

One Cleveland Metropolitan School District family will win a $10,000 College Savings Award
July 1, 2019

Cleveland, OH -- The Cleveland Indians have partnered with Ohio Tuition Trust Authority, the administrator of Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, to hold a sweepstakes for the families of students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (“CMSD”) for a chance to win a $10,000 College Savings Award. “We are thrilled to

Indians Activate RHP Mike Clevinger From 10-Day IL; INF Yu Chang Recalled From AAA Columbus

June 28, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Activated RHP MIKE CLEVINGER from the 10-day Injured List. Recalled INF YU CHANG (#2) from AAA Columbus. Placed INF JOSÉ RAMÍREZ on the Paternity List (one-to-three days). Optioned RHP JON EDWARDS to

Carlos Santana named to first career all-star game as AL starter at first base

First Cleveland Indians first baseman to start an All-Star Game since Jim Thome in 1999
June 27, 2019

Cleveland, OH — Fans have voted Cleveland Indians 1B CARLOS SANTANA the American League starter at first base for the 2019 All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Progressive Field. “I’m excited to represent Cleveland alongside the best in Major League Baseball,” said Santana. “To be able to start in my

Indians recall RHP Jon Edwards from Triple-A Columbus

June 24, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP JON EDWARDS (#46) from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned RHP AARON CIVALE to Triple-A Columbus. Edwards, 31, has split the 2019 season between Cleveland and Triple-A Columbus and is beginning his fifth

Indians recall 1B Bobby Bradley from AAA Columbus

June 23, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled 1B BOBBY BRADLEY (#40) from AAA Columbus. Optioned LHP JOSH SMITH to AAA Columbus. Bradley, 23, has spent the entire season to date with Triple-A Columbus, batting .292 (75-for-257) with 17

Indians recall LHP Josh Smith; RHP Mike Clevinger placed on injured list

June 21, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled LHP JOSH SMITH (#63) from AAA Columbus. Placed RHP MIKE CLEVINGER (left ankle sprain) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to June 18. Smith is beginning his third stint with Cleveland

Indians activate RHP Mike Clevinger for tonight's start in Texas

June 17, 2019

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Activated RHP MIKE CLEVINGER from the 60-day Injured List. Optioned LHP JOSH SMITH to AAA Columbus. Transferred RHP COREY KLUBER from the 10-day to the 60-day Injured List. Clevinger is set to make

Indians sign 32 selections from the 2019 Draft

First-rounder RHP Daniel Espino (24th overall) signed; top ten selections signed
June 14, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of 32 players from the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, including first round pick RHP DANIEL ESPINO and each selection over the first 13 rounds of the draft. Espino, 18, recently posted a senior season ERA of 0.32 (44.0IP, 10H, 2ER,

Indians promote RHP Adam Plutko from Triple-A Columbus

June 8, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP ADAM PLUTKO (#45) from AAA Columbus. Optioned RHP JON EDWARDS to AAA Columbus. Plutko begins his second stint with the Major League club, going 1-1 with a 6.35 ERA over

Indians 2019 First-Year Player Draft recap

June 5, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - Information on Cleveland Indians 2019 First-Year Player Draft selections. Round 1 (#24 overall) RHP DANIEL ESPINO AGE/DOB: 18, Jan. 5, 2001 SCHOOL: Georgia Premier Academy (Statesboro, GA) BATS/THROWS: R/R HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2/205 Espino, 18, recently posted a senior season ERA of 0.32 (44.0IP, 10H, 2ER, 10BB, 106SO) in

Indians place RHP Carlos Carrasco on 10-day injured list

June 5, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Placed RHP CARLOS CARRASCO (non-baseball, medical condition) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to June 2. Optioned OF GREG ALLEN to AAA Columbus. Recalled RHP JON EDWARDS (#46) and RHP NICK GOODY

Indians tab INF Yordys Valdes with the 63rd overall pick in the second round

June 4, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians tonight announced the selection of INF YORDYS VALDES with the 63rd overall pick in the second round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Valdes, 17, recently graduated from McArthur High School in Miami, FL, batting .343 (25-for-73) with 8 2B, 1 3B, 13 RBI

Indians tab RHP Daniel Espino with the 24th overall pick of the first round

June 3, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians tonight announced the selection of RHP DANIEL ESPINO with the 24th overall pick in the first round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Espino, 18, recently posted a senior season ERA of 0.32 (44.0IP, 10H, 2ER, 10BB, 106SO) in 9 starts for the Georgia

Tribe faces Twins (June 4-6), Yankees (June 7-9) and Reds (June 11 & 12) in eight-game homestand at Progressive Field

June 3, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians return to Progressive Field for an eight-game homestand against the Minnesota Twins (June 4-6), New York Yankees (June 7-9) and the Cincinnati Reds (June 11 &12). Remember to manage your tickets using the MLB Ballpark App. Use the app to purchase and forward tickets,

Indians promote LHP Josh Smith from Triple-A Columbus

June 2, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled LHP JOSH SMITH (#63) from AAA Columbus. Placed RHP DAN OTERO (right shoulder inflammation) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to May 31. Smith, 29, begins his second stint at the

Indians promote RHP Zach Plesac from Triple-A Columbus

May 28, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Selected the contract of RHP ZACH PLESAC (#65) from AAA Columbus. Optioned LHP JOSH SMITH to AAA Columbus. Plesac, 24, has split the 2019 season between AA Akron and AAA Columbus, going

Indians promote LHP Josh Smith, OF Greg Allen from Triple-A Columbus

May 25, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled OF GREG ALLEN (#1) from AAA Columbus. Selected the contract of LHP JOSH D. SMITH (#63) from AAA Columbus. Optioned C ERIC HAASE and RHP ADAM PLUTKO to AAA Columbus. Allen,