There is always room to improve and upgrade various positions, but who must the Cleveland Indians acquire prior to the start of the season?
Sep 22, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) preps his bat in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
So far this season the Cleveland Indians seem to be involved in more rumors than actual transactions being finalized. Rumors have included starting pitchers Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco being discussed in trade offers, with the Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Los Angeles Dodgers being some of the more recent teams to express interest.
Being a small market team, the top free agents are not setting their sights on Cleveland, so creativity is key.Cleveland like previous seasons, have focused on plenty of lower level moves. As an overview, this offseason Cleveland has added depth in their minor leagues and signed free agent outfielder Rajai Davis and first baseman Mike Napoli.
The Indians have plenty of pitching at the big league level and the team will likely need to trade some of their best players at the position for more offense, specifically for outfielders.
Davis is a start, but they Cleveland needs more options.Who is the player that the Indians must do whatever it takes to acquire this offseason? The FoS team gives their thoughts.
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