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102-60, 1st in AL Cent
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Morris, Trammell make Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after previously falling short of induction to Cooperstown.

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Indians, Twins to extend netting at ballparks

The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins are the latest Major League Baseball teams to announce plans to expand safety netting at their ballparks for the 2018 season.

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14dDan Szymborski, special to ESPN.com

Free agents who should sign now: Jay Bruce

Bruce will be in a similar position to Mark Trumbo or Chris Carter last year, finding out that homers -- which is most of what Bruce provides -- are cheap right now.

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19dBradford Doolittle

Hot stove stock watch: Indians

Due to a schedule heavy with weak divisional opposition in Detroit, Chicago and Kansas City, the Indians' early projection gets a tremendous boost with a 98 percent playoff probability.

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20dTravis Sawchik, Special to ESPN.com

One key move for every team this offseason

Should Francisco Lindor get a new deal? Which contender should sign Yu Darvish? Every front office has a shopping list, but here's what each should do this winter.

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Indians add five players to 40-man roster

The Indians claimed 2B Rob Refsnyder off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday. In addition, Cleveland selected the contracts of infielders Willi Castro, Yu Chang, Eric Stamets and RHP Julian Merryweather from Triple-A Columbus and designated LHP Kyle Crockett and RHP Dylan Baker for assignment.

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21dAssociated Press

Thome, Vizquel headline 19 Hall of Fame ballot newcomers

Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for the Hall of Fame. Ballots are due Dec. 31, and results will be announced Jan. 24.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Chipper Jones, Jim Thome & Omar Vizquel headline 19 first-timers on the writers' Hall of Fame ballot announced Mon. Among 14 holdovers from the ‘17 ballot are Trevor Hoffman, Vlad Guerrero, Edgar Martinez, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Mike Mussina, Curt Schilling, Manny Ramirez & Sammy Sosa. Results are to be announced 1/24.

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25dDan Szymborski

Projecting MLB's award winners in 2018

Can Corey Kluber repeat as AL Cy Young winner? He'll have to hold off his toughest competition this season once again.

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Tom shines in AFL

Indians outfield prospect Ka'ai Tom went 2-for-4 with a homer, double and two runs scored for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday. The 23-year-old is now slashing .275/.420/.500 through 11 games this fall.

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What made Corey Kluber great? 1) Curveball had run value of 38 runs saved, highest for any pitch in MLB 2)230 outs, 142 K with curveball, most in MLB (.105 opp BA in AB ending in curveball) 3) 33.5% miss rate on all pitches ranked 3rd in MLB (minimum 15 starts).

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

No surprise: Corey Kluber is the American League Cy Young Award winner, an honor he locked up by going 10-1 the final two months with a 1.42 ERA. Kluber led the majors in ERA and OPS allowed and ranked third in strikeout rate. It's his second Cy Young Award, the 19th pitcher to win at least two, and he did it in dominant fashion, collecting 28 of the 30 first-place votes.

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Expert picks: Who will win the Cy Young?

Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw have five Cy Youngs between them. Will one of them add another trophy to his shelf? What about in the AL, where a strong case can be made for Corey Kluber or Chris Sale?

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Lindor, Ramirez win Silver Slugger awards

Indians SS Francisco Lindor and 3B Jose Ramirez were announced as American League Silver Slugger Award winners on Thursday. The award honors the best offensive player at each position in each league. It's the first Silver Slugger win for both Lindor and Ramirez.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

El estelar segunda base venezolano José Altuve ganó su cuarto "Bate de Plata", mientras el toletero dominicano Nelson Cruz ganó el segundo de su carrera. Entre los ganadores de su primer "Bate de Plata" están los dominicanos Marcell Ozuna, José Ramírez y Gary Sánchez, y el puertorriqueño Francisco Lindor.

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32dAssociated Press

Players vote Kluber as AL's outstanding pitcher

Indians right-hander Corey Kluber was picked as the outstanding American League pitcher by his peers after going 18-4 with an MLB-best 2.25 ERA.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.301st
Quality Starts843rd
Batting Average.2635th
On Base Percentage.3392nd
Slugging Percentage.4493rd

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