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

2:02 PM EDT

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,

Indians promote C Eric Haase from Triple-A Columbus

May 22, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled C ERIC HAASE (#38) from AAA Columbus. Designated OF CARLOS GONZÁLEZ for assignment. Haase, 26, has spent the entire season to date in AAA Columbus, batting .245 (27-for-110) with 2 doubles,

Legendary lineup of baseball & softball stars to appear at Play Ball Park in Cleveland this July

All-Star Ambassadors Francisco Lindor, Jim Thome & Sandy Alomar Jr. scheduled to appear alongside baseball Hall of Famers, former All-Stars, Olympic gold medalists. Ugraded experience pass includes reservation system to avoid autograph lines, opportunities to win exclusive giveaways, free autographs and more
May 21, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced a lineup of legendary former Major League players, including the All-Star host Cleveland Indians, who will make appearances, sign autographs and pose for photos with fans at PLAY BALL PARK from July 5th-9th at the Huntington Convention Center. All-Star Ambassadors Francisco Lindor, Hall of Famer

Indians promote RHP Adam Plutko from Triple-A Columbus 

May 18, 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. Designated RHP NEIL RAMIREZ for assignment. Plutko, 27, will make his 2019 Indians debut this afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles, He began the season

Indians promote OF Oscar Mercado from Triple-A Columbus

May 14, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled OF OSCAR MERCADO (#35) from AAA Columbus. Placed OF TYLER NAQUIN (left calf strain) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to May 11. Mercado, 24, has spent the 2019 season to

MLB unveils music contest powered by SoundCloud

May 9, 2019

Major League Baseball today announced that the MLB Remix powered by SoundCloud national contest is now available for fans to submit their creative remake of baseball’s most popular song, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Fans will have the opportunity to showcase their musical talent and put their own personal

Indians promote RHP Jefry Rodriguez from Triple-A Columbus

May 7, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP JEFRY RODRIGUEZ (#68) from AAA Columbus. Optioned RHP JON EDWARDS to AAA Columbus. Rodriguez, 25, has split the 2019 season to date between Triple-A Columbus and Cleveland, making a pair

Indians roster move for May 5

May 5, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP CODY ANDERSON (#56) from AAA Columbus. Designated INF MAX MOROFF for assignment. Anderson, 28, has split the 2019 season to date between Triple-A Columbus and Cleveland, appearing in three games in relief with

Indians roster move and Kluber update

May 3, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Placed RHP COREY KLUBER (fractured right ulna) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to May 2. Recalled RHP JON EDWARDS (#46) from AAA Columbus. Kluber, 33, was struck by a line-drive in the 5th inning

Cleveland Indians, KultureCity to introduce sensory room at Progressive Field

Ribbon cutting event featuring Cleveland Indians starter Trevor Bauer
May 1, 2019

The Cleveland Indians and KultureCity will introduce the first sensory room at Progressive Field with the help of starting pitcher Trevor Bauer and KultureCity Founder Julian Maha. The Indians partnered with KultureCity in August of 2018, gaining sensory inclusive certification for all programs and events hosted at Progressive Field. Fans

Cleveland Indians Charities High School Hardball Classic canceled

Due to inclement weather, all games have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled
May 1, 2019

The 16th annual Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) High School Hardball Classic will not take place this year due to expected inclement weather.

Cleveland Indians, Dominican Republic to celebrate opening of world-class baseball academy 

State-of-the-art player development complex built to accommodate nearly 90 prospects, prioritizing high performance, nutrition, education and technology
April 29, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH -- On Tuesday, April 30, representatives from the Cleveland Indians will join Dominican Republic government officials and community leaders to formally introduce a brand new, state-of-the-art Cleveland Indians Baseball Academy in San Antonio de Guerra. Located just east of Santo Domingo and less than ten miles from Las

Indians recall Luplow, option Allen to Triple-A

April 28, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled OF JORDAN LUPLOW (#8, \LOOP-low\) from AAA Columbus. Optioned OF GREG ALLEN to AAA Columbus. Luplow, 25, opened the year on the Major League roster, going 3-for-15 (.200) in seven games

Final weather update: Cleveland Indians Charities High School Hardball Classic

Two games will be played today with two games rescheduled for May 1
April 26, 2019

Final update to today’s Hardball Classic: All games have now been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, May 1. The schedule for Wednesday, May 1 will be the following: Game 1 (12:30 p.m.): Kenston vs. University School Game 2 (3:00 p.m.): Fairview Park vs. Chardon Game 3 (5:30 p.m.): St. Ignatius

Indians promote RHP Jefry Rodriguez from Triple-A Columbus

April 24, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP JEFRY RODRIGUEZ (#68) from AAA Columbus. Optioned RHP CODY ANDERSON to AAA Columbus. Rodriguez, 25, will be making his second Major League start of the season this afternoon vs. the

Cleveland Indians Charities host High School Hardball Classic  April 26 at Progressive Field

Eight local teams to take part in 16th annual event benefiting Cleveland Indians Charities
April 23, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH -- The 16th annual Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) High School Hardball Classic, featuring eight area high school baseball teams, will be played at Progressive Field on riday, April 26. Participating teams include Kenston, University School, Fairview Park, Chardon, St. Ignatius, Benedictine, St. Edwards and Chagrin Falls. This year’s

Cleveland Indians announce April 19 game vs. Atlanta postponed

Rescheduled for traditional doubleheader on Saturday, April 20; Exchange details, based on method of purchase, available at indians.com/schedulechanges
April 19, 2019

The Cleveland Indians announced tonight’s (April 19) game between the Indians and the Atlanta Braves has been postponed due to inclement weather and has been rescheduled for April 20, starting at 4:10 p.m. as a traditional doubleheader. All gates will open at 3 p.m. for the traditional doubleheader. Fans holding

Indians homestand details April 19-24

April 18, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians return to Progressive Field for a five game Interleague homestand against the Atlanta Braves (April 19-21) and Miami Marlins (April 23 & 24). Remember to manage your tickets using the MLB Ballpark App. Use the app to purchase and forward tickets, and have your

Indians Promote INF Mike Freeman

April 16, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Selected the contract of INF MIKE FREEMAN (#6) from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned INF ERIC STAMETS to AAA Columbus. Freeman, 31, opened the season on the Columbus roster and has posted a 1.008 OPS over nine

Indians activate Kipnis; send Lindor on rehab assignment

April 15, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Activated 2B JASON KIPNIS (#22) from the 10-day Injured List. Designated INF BRAD MILLER for assignment. Sent SS FRANCISCO LINDOR (left ankle sprain) on a rehab assignment to AAA Columbus. Kipnis, 32, opened the season

Indians select OF Carlos González from Columbus; option RHP Jefry Rodrĺguez to Columbus

April 14, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the Major League roster: Selected the contract of OF CARLOS GONZÁLEZ (#24) from AAA Columbus Optioned RHP JEFRY RODRĺGUEZ to AAA Columbus Transferred RHP MIKE CLEVINGER to the 60-day Injured List González, 33, was signed by the Indians on March

Indians recall Cody Anderson & Jefry Rodrĺguez; option Jon Edwards & Jordan Luplow to Columbus

April 13, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the Major League roster: Recalled RHP CODY ANDERSON (#56) and RHP JEFRY RODRĺGUEZ (#68, “YEH-free”) from AAA Columbus. Optioned RHP JON EDWARDS and OF JORDAN LUPLOW to AAA Columbus. Anderson, 28, will be seeking to make his first appearance at

Indians place Mike Clevinger on 10-day IL

April 9, 2019

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the 2019 Major League roster: Recalled RHP NICK WITTGREN from Triple-A Columbus. Placed RHP MIKE CLEVINGER on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive, April 8) with a right upper back/Teres major muscle strain. Wittgren, 27, was acquired via trade from the

Terry Francona receives 2-year contract extension

April 3, 2019

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians announced today a two-year contract extension for Manager TERRY FRANCONA thru the 2022 season. Francona, 59, is in his seventh season at the helm, guiding the franchise to the American League’s best record at 547-427 (.562) during his tenure since 2013. “Tito” has led

Indians announce what's new at Progressive Field for 2019

Changes include renovated Discount Drug Mart Club, local food additions, new beer partnerships and more
March 29, 2019

The American League Central Division Champion Cleveland Indians provided details today about what’s new this season at Progressive Field, including the Discount Drug Mart Club, local food additions, new beer partnerships and more. Discount Drug Mart Club and Brew Kettle Bars The newly rebranded Discount Drug Mart Club went through