Thursday Nov 14
Writers got it right: Francona wins AL Manager of the Year
Terry Francona never won American League Manager of the Year honors in his time with the Boston Red Sox despite winning two World Series titles in 2004 and 2007.
Cleveland Indians GM Chris Antonetti wants to keep Ubaldo Jimenez
It's one of the reasons they offered him a $14.1 million qualifying offer before Monday's deadline.
Cleveland Indians re-sign RHP Matt Capps and invite him to spring training
The Indians have signed Capps to a minor league deal with an invitation to big league spring training.
Back to normal
And if Francona's back to being himself, then that means he's not only got his sense of humor back after enduring the darkest days of his professional career at the end of the 2011 season, but more importantly, in his first year at a new job, he's once again brought his baseball team back to the playoffs.
Knobler: No crisis
As strange as it sounds, and as much as it goes against the narrative we've been writing all week about Mariano Rivera, in some ways this is the easiest time for a team to deal with a closer crisis, and not the toughest.