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Encarnacion, Santana on move in 3-team trade

The Indians have reacquired slugger Carlos Santana in a three-team deal with the Mariners and Rays that sends Edwin Encarnacion to Seattle and Yandy Diaz to Tampa Bay.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Here's what Carlos Santana just told me about possibly returning to Cleveland: "I'm so happy to maybe have the opportunity to go back home, back to my team, being back with the Indians staff, and especially being back with the fans in Cleveland."

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

As they dismantle the stage in the media workroom, the biggest trade of these winter meetings has become official with Carlos Santana headed back to the Indians, Edwin Encarnacion going to the Mariners and Yandy Diaz to the Rays headlining the three-team deal.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm scratching my head over the Rays' portion of this three-team deal. Yandy Diaz makes far more contact than Jake Bauers, and I suppose he's a Rays launch-angle project for 2019? I'd have rather kept Bauers, who looks a lot closer to developing into a 25-homer player.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Terry Francona is confident that Andrew Miller will bounce back from an injury-plagued 2018, even if it won't be in Cleveland: "I hope he goes to the National League."

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Terry Francona on some of the rumors surrounding the Indians, especially Corey Kluber: "I would so far 99.9 percent of them are not correct."

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Bill to honor AL's 1st black player passes Senate

With the Senate joining the House in passing legislation, Larry Doby, the AL's first black player, just needs President Donald Trump's signature to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously.

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Kluber for Schwarber and more trades we want to see in Vegas

A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.

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Indians keep Carrasco in fold through '22 season

Carlos Carrasco, who went 17-10 with a 3.38 ERA and 231 strikeouts in 2018, will stay with the Indians through 2022 after the team exercised its option and signed him to an extension.

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Indians deal All-Star catcher Gomes to Nationals

The Nationals were in need of a new catcher, and now they have two after acquiring All-Star Yan Gomes in a trade with the Indians. The Nats also signed Kurt Suzuki last week.

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Way-too-early 2019-20 MLB free-agent rankings

While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.

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Pirates get deal with ex-Indians OF Chisenhall

Free agent Lonnie Chisenhall joined the Pirates on a one-year contract Tuesday, providing the team with insurance while Gregory Polanco rehabs from a shoulder injury.

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The top offseason priority for all 30 MLB teams

Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.

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Indians OF Martin cleared for baseball activity

Indians outfielder Leonys Martin, sidelined since Aug. 8 because of a life-threatening bacterial infection, was given full clearance to resume baseball activity, the team announced Tuesday.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.779th
Quality Starts87Tied-5th
Batting Average.2592nd
On Base Percentage.3326th
Slugging Percentage.4346th