Roberto Perez in line to start for Indians – As of now, Indians’ president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti expects Perez to get the bulk of the starts, but noted that Spring Training could prove otherwise.
Roberto Perez, Cleveland Indians catchers ready to step forward behind the plate | cleveland.com – Roberto Perez has waited five seasons for his opportunity, and after the Cleveland Indians traded away All-Star catcher Yan Gomes in November, the Tribe’s starting spot behind the plate is presumably Perez’s job to lose heading into spring training.
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Mike Clevinger: Indians’ roster moves show front office smart, adaptive to change | wkyc.com – “We’re smart, adaptive to change,” Clevinger told WKYC.com at TribeFest 2019. “It’s not stuck in traditional ways. It’s breaking out of that norm that a lot of baseball has gotten in. Our front office is just as heavy on the analytics as anybody now.
How the Cactus League came to be in Arizona – Bill Veeck, then the new owner of the Cleveland Indians, started the exodus from Florida’s Grapefruit League and began training his team in Arizona. In his autobiography, Veeck wrote that he decided to leave the Sunshine State after a brush with segregation there.