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Indians Off-season Timeline


With the Cleveland Indians set to report to Goodyear, Arizona to being Spring Training preparations for the 2013 season, here’s a look at the team’s complete list of (notable) off-season transactions…

October 7th: hired manager Terry Francona

October 31st: announce 2013 coaching staff: bench coach Sandy Alomar, pitching coach Mickey Callaway, hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo, first base coach Mike Sarbaugh, third base coach Brad Mills and bullpen coach Kevin Cash

November 2nd: activated pitchers Carlos Carrasco, Rafael Perez and Josh Tomblin from disabled list

November 3rd: first baseman Casey Kotchman, outfielder Grady Sizemore, designated hitter Travis Hafner and pitcher Roberto Hernandez elect free agency

November 3rd: trade pitcher Esmil Rogers to Toronto for shortstop Mike Aviles and infielder Yan Gomes

November 13rd: activated pitcher Nick Hagadone from restricted list

November 28th: designated pitcher Rafael Perez for assignment

November 30th: third baseman Jack Hannahan elected free agency

December 6th: claimed first baseman Chris McGuiness off waivers (Rule 5 Draft)

December 11th: traded outfielder Shin-Soo Choo and third baseman Jason Donald to Cincinnati for shortstop Didi Gregorious and outfielder Drew Stubbs

December 11th: traded first baseman Lars Anderson, shortstop Didi Gregorius and pitcher Tony Sipp to Arizona for pitchers Matt Albers, Trevor Bauer and Bryan Shaw

December 18th: signed first baseman Mark Reynolds

December 18th: designated outfielder Russ Canzler for assignment

January 2nd: claimed outfielder Russ Canzler off waivers

January 2nd: designated pitcher Jeanmar Gomez for assignment

January 3rd: signed outfielder Nick Swisher

January 3rd: designated Thomas Neal for assignment

January 4th: signed pitcher Brett Myers

January 8th: signed pitcher Scott Kazmir

January 9th: traded pitcher Jeanmar Gomez to Pittsburgh for outfielder Quincy Latimore

January 21st: signed left fielder Ben Fransisco and second baseman Ryan Raburn

January 31st: signed pitcher Matt Capps

Febuary 5th: signed catcher Omir Santos

Febuary 7th: signed pitcher Rich Hill

Febuary 9th: signed designated hitter Jason Giambi

Febuary 10th: signed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka

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