2/25/2015 | Indians to employ more shifts to shore up defense
After leading the Major Leagues with 116 errors, Indians bench coach Brad Mills said the team plans on doing everything it can this spring to prepare for the unexpected.
2/25/2015 | Francona eyes balance for busy bullpen
With four relievers that totaled 70 or more appearances including an MLB-leading 80 from Bryan Shaw, manager Terry Francona is looking for low-intensity environments this spring.
2/25/2015 | Moss continues recovery from hip surgery, takes regular BP
Brandon Moss underwent hip surgery on Oct. 23 and had been limited to hitting in the indoor cage so far this spring.
2/25/2015 | Downs has 'youthful fire' in competition for bullpen role
Scott Downs has embraced the challenge of earning a roster spot in Cleveland's crowded bullpen
2/24/2015 | Moss pain-free and 'pumped' to be with Tribe
Following offseason surgery on his hip, Brandon Moss is working through a gradual hitting and throwing progression, and he is optimistic about his chances of being ready for Opening Day.
2/24/2015 | Lindor outlasts competition in Tribe's endurance test
Francisco Lindor pushed through the pain, sprinted hard and dove through the line of orange cones to an eruption of cheers from his Indians teammates on Tuesday morning. It was only a performance test, but the shortstop prospect wanted badly to be the last player standing.
2/24/2015 | Francona: 'More anxiety' about this year's message to Tribe
To prepare for the first team meeting of Spring Training, Indians manager Terry Francona spent some time over the past few days jotting down his thoughts. When Francona got ready to walk into the clubhouse on Tuesday morning, he actually felt nervous.
2/24/2015 | Tribe to Murphy: Prepare as you normally do
David Murphy might find himself on the Indians' Opening Day roster when everything is said and done, but the veteran outfielder's role has yet to be determined. Depending on the health of a few other players, Murphy could be the starting right fielder or an extra player on the bench.
2/23/2015 | Indians working to get handle on defense
One of the Indians' top priorities this spring is to find methods for potentially improving what was baseball's worst defense last season. Cleveland's coaches and staff have brainstormed and developed ideas, but the team knows there will be no reinventing of the wheel.
2/23/2015 | Mental coaching helped Hagadone turn corner
Nick Hagadone adjusted his mechanics some and began focusing on playing catch with more purpose last season, but the Indians left-hander credits something else for his career turnaround. For Hagadone, it was the mental side of baseball that was holding him back.
2/23/2015 | Meetings help Indians set tone early in spring
One by one, Cleveland's position players made their way to manager Terry Francona's office Monday morning. Each year, Francona and general manager Chris Antonetti hold individual meetings with each player on the roster to go over goals for the spring and the coming season.
2/23/2015 | Brantley hopes to keep rolling with 'daddy strength'
With a baby boy welcomed into his family earlier this month, Indians All-Star left fielder Michael Brantley is hoping fatherhood will produce even more power this season.
2/23/2015 | Carrasco a captivating figure in fascinating Tribe rotation
Though it might have been a bit overlooked, considering his team didn't reach the postseason and his rotation mate, Corey Kluber, won the American League Cy Young Award, Carlos Carrasco was one of the Majors' most dominant starters down the stretch in 2014.
2/22/2015 | Indians have arms aplenty from the left side
It is no secret that Indians manager Terry Francona likes to stockpile as many relievers as possible. While it is undetermined whether Cleveland will again open a season with an eight-man bullpen, it looks like the team will carry three left-handers.
2/22/2015 | McAllister ready to accept any role for Indians
Zach McAllister is among the candidates for the lone vacancy in Cleveland's rotation, but he also impressed the team last September during a stint in the bullpen.
2/22/2015 | Indians set to play it safe with Moss, Swisher
The Indians will continue to take a cautious approach with Brandon Moss and Nick Swisher when full-squad workouts begin this week. Manager Terry Francona noted that both players will be limited in what they can do in the early stage of practices.
2/22/2015 | Floyd making strong first impression on Indians
Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway has closely monitored a handful of Gavin Floyd's bullpen sessions so far this spring. If Callaway did not already know that the pitcher underwent right elbow surgery last year, he said he would not know it from watching Floyd throw.
2/21/2015 | Kluber to keep to regular Spring Training routine
Corey Kluber logged more innings last year than he had in any other season in his career, but the 2014 American League Cy Young Award winner does not want to change his Spring Training program too much. Cleveland's staff does not see any issue with letting the pitcher stay the course.
2/21/2015 | Bourn builds strength, speed with sprint legend Burrell
To be the same type of baserunning threat he was a few years ago, Indians center fielder Michael Bourn endured a unique offseason of strength and speed training with a world class instructor.
2/21/2015 | Bauer's offseason work paying early dividends
Trevor Bauer headed into the offseason with a long list of goals. Beyond his work to enhance his velocity and overall command, one project that the young Indians pitcher tackled was finding a way to improve his two-seam fastball and splitter.
2/20/2015 | Tribe's Santana aiming for full-season success
It has become a tradition for Carlos Santana. Each year, shortly before he makes the annual journey from the Dominican Republic to Spring Training, he travels to the city of Higuey on the eastern side of his native island.
2/20/2015 | Francona enjoys pitchers' work in endurance test
Indians manager Terry Francona walked up to Minor League lefty Ryan Merritt, put his hands on the pitcher's shoulders and gave him a quick massage and pep talk. Merritt was Francona's horse in the conditioning race that took place on Friday morning.
2/20/2015 | Tribe clubhouse mixed about pace-of-game initiatives
There were mixed reviews inside the Indians' clubhouse on Friday after Major League Baseball announced rule changes aimed at improving the pace of games.
2/18/2015 | Antonetti: Indians players 'excited to be here'
Indians pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training on Wednesday, but none were technically required to be at the complex. Nearly all of the players scheduled to be in camp with Cleveland this spring have already arrived, however, and a large majority turned the Goodyear, Ariz., complex into a hive of activity on the first official day of spring.
2/18/2015 | Minor Leaguer Sturdevant suspended for PED violation
Indians Minor League pitcher Tyler Sturdevant was suspended by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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