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Getting to know the NRIs: Infield

By: Joseph Coblitz | February 22, 2020 This is the final of four looks into those players who have been invited to Cleveland Indians Major League spring training but lack the safety of 40 man roster status. Over the last three days, we’ve seen the outfielders, pitchers and catchers, so now it’s time for the infield. Freeman puts the ball in play for the Indians during a 2019 spring training game at Goodyear Ballpark. – Joseph Coblitz, BurningRiverBaseball Mike Freeman As solid as the Indians starting infield was in 2019, the utility man spot was a total mess to...

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Getting to know the NRIs: Catchers

By: Joseph Coblitz | February 21, 2020 In the third of four installments looking into the 2020 Cleveland Indians non-roster invitees to MLB spring training, we will check out the back stops. Since Eric Haase was sold to the Tigers early in January and Kevin Plawecki was allowed to leave through free agency (he signed with Boston in January), there could be some competition for the back up catcher spot in Cleveland. After posting a 3.9 WAR and winning a Gold Glove in 2019, Roberto Perez will almost certainly be behind the plate for 100+ games and with the...

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Getting to know the NRIs: Pitchers

By: Joseph Coblitz | February 20, 2020 Continuing on with our look at the Cleveland Indians twenty 2020 non-roster invitees, today will take a look at the bump. This is by far the largest group this season as nine pitchers have been given numbers between 80 and 94 and the slightest of opportunities to break through with the big league club. Even with the loss of Corey Kluber and Mike Clevinger‘s knee surgery, the rotation appears to be an impossible group to crack as 40 man roster players like Logan Allen, Jefry Rodriguez and Scott Moss would get shots...

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