Cleveland Indians

Indians enter '18 with Series-or-bust mentality
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There is only one goal in the collective minds of the Indians as Spring Training arrives this year. From the front-office boardrooms to the manager’s office and down to the clubhouse, the sole focus throughout the organization is bringing a World Series triumph to Cleveland.

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With big league stuff, Merritt eyes Tribe rotation
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The Indians are heading into Spring Training with two rotation jobs up for grabs and four candidates. This week, MLB.com has been examining their respective situations and chances of winning the job. Today: Ryan Merritt.

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Thome wants 'Block C' logo on HOF plaque
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Jim Thome loves and appreciates baseball history. When he first had the chance to play in Cleveland Stadium, his dad, Chuck, made sure his son knew how many great players had taken that field before him. He rattled off names like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth and Bob Feller.

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Tribe's truck sets off for Arizona, Spring Training
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The hum of Terry Francona’s scooter is usually the first sign of spring around Progressive Field. Every year during the manager’s tenure with the Indians, his favorite mode of transportation has made its way from the Cleveland clubhouse to the equipment trucks and then to Arizona.

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Martinez out 6 months after Achilles surgery
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Michael Martinez was preparing for his fourth consecutive Spring Training as a non-roster invitee with the Indians. Now, the veteran utility man is bracing himself for a long rehab that could require him to miss the upcoming season.

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Clevinger laser focused on cracking rotation
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The Indians are heading into Spring Training with two rotation jobs up for grabs and four candidates. This week, MLB.com will examine their respective situations and chances of winning the job. Today: Mike Clevinger.

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Decision on Indians' logo about bigger picture
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I get why people view the Indians’ logo as some intrinsic piece of this ballclub’s brand. It’s why many fans will be upset with Major League Baseball’s announcement Monday that the 2018 season will be the last with Chief Wahoo on the Indians’ uniforms.

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Indians to stop using Wahoo logo starting in '19
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On Monday, Major League Baseball announced that the Indians will discontinue the use of the divisive logo on their uniforms after the 2018 campaign. The decision was made mutually by MLB and the team, which had been working together to come up with an appropriate timeline and solution to the issue, as it gained steam […]

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Indians' Chief Wahoo logo Q&A
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Here are answers to some questions about the removal of the Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo, which will take place in 2019.

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Indians land two on Top 100 Prospects list
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The Indians are smack dab in the middle of a real contention window, in which winning the World Series is the primary focus. In recent years, highly touted prospects like Francisco Lindor, Bradley Zimmer and Tyler Naquin have ascended through the farm system to help the big league club in that quest.

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Tribe invites righty Claiborne to Majors camp
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The Indians will have an opening or two in their bullpen this spring, so gathering an assortment of non-roster possibilities was part of the team’s offseason plan.

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Inbox: Will Tribe spend more on FA market?
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Are the Indians in a position to sign a big free agent? Beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers this and more in the latest Inbox.

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