If the Indians are unable to commerce both Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer, they reportedly may resolve to maneuver first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion.
In accordance with the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Indians have a number of plans for what they wish to do that offseason to clear up some cash on their roster.
These plans may embrace dealing Encarnacion and even infielder Yandy Diaz, who had a great 12 months in restricted time with the crew.
Encarnacion although could be the best participant to maneuver as he has one 12 months remaining on the three-year, $60 million deal he signed in 2017.
The 35-year-old veteran batted .246 with 32 dwelling runs and 107 RBIs in 2018 for Cleveland, so he’s nonetheless producing even within the latter a part of his profession.
Cleveland has reportedly been energetic within the commerce market this offseason and has already moved catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals final week. It is usually looking for a deal for Kluber or Bauer.
There could possibly be a number of extra strikes coming over the following month, particularly with the winter conferences beginning subsequent week.