Indians manager Terry Francona all but made it clear the team isn't going to trade any of its starting pitchers to try and boost the offense.
Once again, the Cleveland Indians need to make moves in the offseason, but seem too afraid to pull the trigger.
The Indians are apparently interest in signing Shane Victorino, proof the team still genuinely fears making major offseason moves.
With hopes for serious playoff contention in 2016, here are five players the Cleveland Indians should send packing this offseason.
Despite just missing a playoff spot, the Cleveland Indians still have a lot of work to this winter if they want to contend next year.
Though the Cleveland Indians are just five games back from the final AL wild card berth, it's tough to believe they can actually make the playoffs.
Francisco Lindor's hot streak is giving Cleveland Indians fans reason to be excited about the team's future.
Mark Shapiro is rumored to be a candidate to become president of the Blue Jays, but if he leaves the Indians, Terry Francona could be out the door as well.
This has been a disappointing season for the Indians, but they aren't a whole lot of pieces away from being contenders. If they hope to get there in 2016, they should pursue these five players.
Word is the Indians club house wasn't shedding many tears last week upon hearing Nick Swisher was traded, something which isn't too shocking when you really think about it.