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Smoke signals

• Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera faced some criticism last spring for his physical condition at the start of camp, but he has turned some heads this year.

"All of the reports back have been very favorable," general manager Chris Antonetti said. "Our guys feel that he's in ... if not the best shape he's been in reporting, close to it."

• The contract of starting pitcher Brett Myers includes an $8 million club option for the 2014 season. The option vests if he reaches 200 innings this year and passes a physical at season's end. His 2013 contract ($7 million base) also includes $500,000 in available bonuses based on games finished and $750,000 in available bonuses based on innings pitched.

• Catcher Yan Gomes, who is in the mix for a bench job this spring, has not made it known whether or not he will play for Brazil in the World Baseball Classic. Final rosters are due by Feb. 20; manager Terry Francona said the team will support Gomes' decision either way.

• With the exception of one pitcher, all of Cleveland's pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training on Sunday. Lefty Edward Paredes of the Dominican Republic -- a non-roster invitee -- is working through a passport issue.