Season Information
Team Name
2009 Cleveland Indians
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
65-97 (.401)   GBL: -21.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 13 / 27
Runs For/Against
773 / 865   Diff: -92
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Goodyear Ballpark (Goodyear,Arizona)
Top Draft Pick
Alex White (1-15)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
26
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
7
Years Active
1901-2019
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2009-12-21Mitch TalbotTraded by Rays to IndiansP6-2175RR1983-10-17Cedar City,UT
2002-  2-  70-HOU
MLB2008-20112003-2019
2009-12-16Anthony ReyesSigned by IndiansP6-2215RR1981-10-16Downey,CA
2003- 15- 455-SLN
MLB2005-20092000-2012
2009-12-14Mike GoslingSigned by IndiansP6-2205LL1980-09-23Madison,WI
2001-  2-  66-ARI
MLB2004-20091999-2010
2009-12-14Luis RodriguezSigned by Indians2B-SS5-9173BR1980-06-27San Carlos,VZ
1997-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2005-20111998-2016
2009-12-13Brian BuscherSigned by Indians3B-1B6-0185LR1981-04-18Jacksonville,FL
2003-  3-  93-SFN
MLB2007-20092002-2010
2009-12-11Jason GrilliSigned by IndiansP6-4185RR1976-11-11Royal Oak,MI
1997-  1-   4-SFN
MLB2000-20171997-2017
2009-12-10Hector AmbrizClaimed off waivers by Indians from DiamondbacksP6-1220LR1984-05-29Orange,CA
2006-  5- 147-ARI
MLB2010-20142003-2019
2009-12-10Chuck LofgrenClaimed off waivers by Brewers from IndiansP6-3190LL1986-01-29Redwood City,CA
2004-  4- 107-CLE
AAA2004-2013
2009-12-04Juan SantanaSigned by IndiansP6-0170RR1986-12-05La Romana,DR
A2008-2009
2009-12-04Saul RiveraSigned by IndiansP5-11155RR1977-12-07San Juan,PR
1998-  9- 259-MIN
MLB2006-20101997-2012
2009-12-02Jairo KellySigned by IndiansSS-2B6-0170BR1992-09-20Santiago,DR
A-2010-2013
2009-12-02Angel HernandezSigned by IndiansOF6-0200LR1984-10-02Santo Domingo,DR
2003- 50-1466-TOR
NAIA2014-2015
2009-12-01Kelly ShoppachTraded by Indians to Rays for a player to be named laterC-DH6-0215RR1980-04-29Fort Worth,TX
2001-  2-  48-BOS
MLB2005-20131999-2013
2009-11-25Richard DelgadoSigned by IndiansP6-1177RR1986-05-15San Juan De La Maguana,DR
Rk2008-2008
2009-11-03Jonathan CedenoSigned by IndiansP6-2170RR1984-01-25Caracas,VZ
Rk2003-2003
2009-09-28Alex WhiteSigned by IndiansP6-3185RR1988-08-29Greenville,NC
2009-  1-  15-CLE
MLB2011-20122007-2018
2009-08-28Yohan PinoTraded by Twins to Indians for Carl Pavano. Sent as player to be named later to complete Aug 7 tradeP6-3158RR1983-12-26Turmero,VZ
2004-  0-   0-MIN
MLB2014-20152005-2017
2009-08-22Matt PackerSigned by IndiansP6-0190RL1987-08-28Rockville,MD
2009- 32- 965-CLE
AAA2007-2015
2009-08-12RJ SwindleClaimed off waivers by Indians from RaysP6-3195LL1983-07-07Vancouver,BC
2004- 14- 425-BOS
MLB2008-20092002-2012
2009-08-07Carl PavanoTraded by Indians to Twins for a player to be named later (Yohan Pino)P6-5230RR1976-01-08New Britain,CT
1994- 13- 355-BOS
MLB1998-20121994-2012
2009-07-29Carlos CarrascoTraded by Phillies with Jason Donald, Lou Marson and Jason Knapp to Indians for Cliff Lee and Ben FranciscoP6-3178RR1987-03-21Barquisimeto,VZ
2003-  0-   0-PHI
MLB2009-20192004-2019
2009-07-29Cliff LeeTraded by Indians with Ben Francisco to Phillies for Carlos Carrasco, Jason Donald, Lou Marson and Jason KnappP6-4190LL1978-08-30Benton,AR
2000-  4- 105-MON
MLB2002-20142000-2014
2009-07-29Ben FranciscoTraded by Indians with Cliff Lee to Phillies for Carlos Carrasco, Jason Donald, Lou Marson and Jason KnappOF-LF6-1180RR1981-10-23Santa Ana,CA
2002-  5- 154-CLE
MLB2007-20132001-2015
2009-07-29Jason DonaldTraded by Phillies with Carlos Carrasco, Lou Marson and Jason Knapp to Indians for Cliff Lee and Ben FranciscoSS-2B6-1190RR1984-09-04Fresno,CA
2006-  3-  97-PHI
MLB2010-20122004-2014
2009-07-29Louis MarsonTraded by Phillies with Jason Donald, Carlos Carrasco and Jason Knapp to Indians for Cliff Lee and Ben FranciscoC-DH6-1195RR1986-06-26Scottsdale,AZ
2004-  4- 122-PHI
MLB2008-20132004-2015
2009-07-29Jason KnappTraded by Phillies with Jason Donald, Lou Marson and Carlos Carrasco to Indians for Cliff Lee and Ben FranciscoP6-5225RR1990-08-31Annandale,NJ
2008-  2-  71-PHI
A+2008-2014
2009-07-27Scott BarnesTraded by Giants to Indians for Ryan GarkoP6-3175LL1987-09-05Springfield,MA
2008-  8- 237-SFN
MLB2012-20132006-2018
2009-07-27Ryan GarkoTraded by Indians to Giants for Scott Barnes1B-C6-1220RR1981-01-02Pittsburgh,PA
2003-  3-  78-CLE
MLB2005-20102000-2012
2009-07-26Jess ToddTraded by Cardinals to IndiansP5-11210RR1986-04-20Kilgore,TX
2007-  2-  82-SLN
MLB2009-20102007-2015
2009-07-23Rafael BetancourtTraded by Indians to Rockies for Connor GrahamP-SS6-2170RR1975-04-29Cumana,VZ
1993-  0-   0-BOS
MLB2003-20151994-2015
2009-07-23Jason KipnisSigned by Indians2B-CF5-10175LR1987-04-03Evanston,IL
2009-  2-  63-CLE
MLB2011-20192006-2019
2009-07-23Connor GrahamTraded by Rockies to Indians for Rafael Betancourtp6-7235RR1985-12-30Bowling Green,OH
2007-  5- 162-COL
AA2005-2013
2009-07-08Nick SarianidesSigned by IndiansP6-1195RR1989-08-29Fort Benning,GA
2009- 28- 845-CLE
AA2009-2019
2009-07-05Eric PerlozzoSigned by Indians2B-OF5-9175RR1984-09-07Cumberland,MD
2007- 35-1055-BAL
A+2003-2009
2009-07-02Winston AbreuTraded by Rays to Indians for John MeloanP6-2155RR1977-04-05Cotui,DR
1993-  0-   0-ATL
MLB2006-20091994-2017
2009-07-02Jon MeloanTraded by Indians to Rays for Winston AbreuP6-3225RR1984-07-11Houston,TX
2005-  5- 166-LAN
MLB2007-20092003-2014
2009-06-28Mark DeRosaTraded by Indians to Cardinals for Chris PerezSS-3B6-1190RR1975-02-02Passaic,NJ
1996-  7- 212-ATL
MLB1998-20131996-2013
2009-06-28Chris PerezTraded by Cardinals to indians for Mark DerosaP6-4225RR1985-07-01Bradenton,FL
2006-  1-  42-SLN
MLB2008-20142004-2015
2009-06-24Jose VerasTraded by Yankees to Indians for cash considerationsP6-5230RR1980-10-20Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  0-   0-TBA
MLB2006-20141998-2016
2009-06-21Jordan HenrySigned by IndiansCF-RF6-1175RR1988-06-13Houston,TX
2009-  7- 215-CLE
AA2007-2012
2009-06-21Dwight ChildsSigned by IndiansC-1B6-3191RR1988-07-23Elk Grove,CA
2009- 18- 545-CLE
AAA2007-2014
2009-06-21Jeremy JohnsonSigned by IndiansP5-10150RR1987-01-07Centralia,WA
2009- 13- 395-CLE
A2006-2010
2009-06-21Greg FolgiaSigned by IndiansRF-LF5-10194BR1988-03-31North Wales,PA
2009- 40-1205-CLE
A+2007-2011
2009-06-19Preston GuilmetSigned by IndiansP6-2200RR1987-07-27Roseville,CA
2009-  9- 275-CLE
MLB2013-20182006-2019
2009-06-19Austin AdamsSigned by IndiansP5-11185RR1986-08-19Millbrook,AL
2009-  5- 155-CLE
MLB2014-20192009-2019
2009-06-19Dale DickersonSigned by IndiansP6-1195RR1986-09-11Kosciusko,MS
2009- 16- 485-CLE
AA2007-2013
2009-06-19Tyler SturdevantSigned by IndiansP6-1170LR1985-12-20Littleton,CO
2009- 27- 815-CLE
MLB2016-20162005-2017
2009-06-19Kyle BellowsSigned by Indians3B-LF6-3210RR1988-08-19San Jose,CA
2009-  4- 125-CLE
AA2007-2015
2009-06-19Cory BurnsSigned by IndiansP6-1195RR1987-10-09Glendale,AZ
2009-  8- 245-CLE
MLB2012-20132006-2017
2009-06-17Vidal NunoSigned by IndiansP5-11195LL1987-07-26National City,CA
2009- 48-1445-CLE
MLB2013-20182009-2019
2009-06-17Joseph ColonSigned by IndiansP6-0167RR1990-02-18Caguas,PR
2009- 12- 365-CLE
MLB2016-20162009-2018
2009-06-17Joe GardnerSigned by IndiansP6-4220RR1988-03-18Santa Clara,CA
2009-  3-  94-CLE
AA2009-2018
2009-06-17Danny JimenezSigned by IndiansP6-2205LL1989-09-23St. Charles,IL
2009- 23- 695-CLE
A2009-2015
2009-06-17Chris KerstenSigned by Indians1B-RF6-4210RR1985-12-28Kiowa,KS
2009- 33- 995-CLE
A+2006-2010
2009-06-17Nick KirkSigned by IndiansP6-0195LL1986-12-16Dubuque,IA
2009- 19- 575-CLE
A2006-2010
2009-06-17Mike RaylSigned by IndiansP6-3180LL1988-11-01Lake Worth,FL
2009- 15- 455-CLE
AA2009-2015
2009-06-15Kyle SmithSigned by IndiansP6-6195RR1987-09-05Louisville,OH
2009- 20- 605-CLE
A-2007-2010
2009-06-15Kirk WetmoreSigned by IndiansP6-2195LL1989-03-17Renton,WA
2009- 11- 335-CLE
A2008-2012
2009-06-15Ben CarlsonSigned by Indians1B6-3230LL1987-10-08Topeka,KS
2009-  6- 185-CLE
A2007-2010
2009-06-15Brett BrachSigned by IndiansP6-3185LR1988-03-29Freehold,NJ
2009- 10- 305-CLE
AAA2007-2015
2009-05-14Luis VizcainoSigned by IndiansP5-11169RR1974-08-06Bani,DR
1994-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1999-20091996-2015
2009-05-06Juan SalasReleased by Indians3B-P6-2194RR1978-11-07Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  0-   0-TBA
MLB2006-20081999-2009
2009-03-30Shawn NottinghamTraded by Indians to Pirates for a player to be named laterP6-0180LL1985-01-22Canton,OH
2003- 13- 386-SEA
AAA2003-2009
2009-03-26Jae-Kuk RyuClaimed off waivers by Indians from PadresP6-3185RR1983-05-30Choon Chung Do,KR
2001-  0-   0-CHN
MLB2006-20082001-2008
2009-02-22Jeremy SowersSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-1165LL1983-05-17Wheeling,WV
2004-  1-   6-CLE
MLB2006-20092002-2013
2009-02-22Shin-Soo ChooSigned by Indians (1-year)DH-RF5-11178LL1982-07-30Pusan,KR
2000-  0-   0-CLE
MLB2005-20192001-2019
2009-02-22Jon MeloanSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-3225RR1984-07-11Houston,TX
2005-  5- 166-LAN
MLB2007-20092003-2014
2009-02-22Adam MillerSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-4180RR1984-11-26Plano,TX
2003-  1-  31-CLE
AAA2003-2015
2009-02-22Tony SippSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-0185LL1983-07-12Pascagoula,MS
2004- 45-1333-CLE
MLB2009-20192004-2019
2009-02-22Wyatt ToregasSigned by Indians (1-year)C5-11200RR1982-12-02Fairfax,VA
2004- 24- 707-CLE
MLB2009-20112002-2011
2009-02-22Josh BarfieldSigned by Indians (1-year)2B-LF6-0185RR1982-12-17Barquisimeto,VZ
2001-  4- 120-SDN
MLB2006-20092001-2013
2009-02-22Anthony ReyesSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-2215RR1981-10-16Downey,CA
2003- 15- 455-SLN
MLB2005-20092000-2012
2009-02-22Aaron LaffeySigned by Indians (1-year)P6-1178LL1985-04-15Cumberland,MD
2003- 16- 468-CLE
MLB2007-20152003-2018
2009-02-19Juan SalasTraded by Rays to Indians for Isaias Velasquez3B-P6-2194RR1978-11-07Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  0-   0-TBA
MLB2006-20081999-2009
2009-02-19Isaias VelasquezTraded by Indians to Rays for Juan SalasCF-2B5-11155RR1988-07-05Panama City,PN
AA2007-2012
2009-02-18Charlie ChechTraded by Indians with Jack Ryan and Cash to Red Sox for Cy Young.P5-11190RR1878-04-27Madison,WI
MLB1905-19091905-1909
2009-02-18Cy YoungTraded by Red Sox to Indians for Jack Ryan, Charlie Chech and Cash.P-1B6-2210RR1867-03-29Gilmore,OH
MLB1890-19111890-1911
2009-02-18Jack RyanTraded by Indians with Charlie Chech and Cash to Red Sox for Cy Young.P5-10165RR1884-09-19Lawrenceville,IL
MLB1908-19111908-1911
2009-02-15Tony GraffaninoSigned by Indians to minor league contract2B-SS6-1195RR1972-06-06Amityville,NY
1990- 10- 264-ATL
MLB1996-20091990-2009
2009-02-03Vinnie ChulkSigned by Indians to minor league contractP6-2185RR1978-12-19Miami,FL
2000- 12- 358-TOR
MLB2003-20122000-2012
2009-01-16Matt HergesSigned by Indians to minor league contractP6-0200LR1970-04-01Champaign,IL
1992-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1999-20091992-2010
2009-01-16Jack CasselSigned by Indians to minor league contractP6-2190RR1980-08-08Los Angeles,CA
2000- 25- 739-SDN
MLB2007-20082000-2009
2009-01-15Mickey HallSent as player to be named later to Indians from Red Sox to complete Aug 12 Paul Byrd tradeOF-rf6-0180LL1985-05-20Garfield Heights,OH
2003-  2-  54-BOS
AAA2003-2009
2009-01-14Kirk SaarloosSigned by Indians to minor league contractP6-0185RR1979-05-23Long Beach,CA
2001-  3-  86-HOU
MLB2002-20082000-2009
2009-01-12Kelly ShoppachSigned by Indians (1-year)C-DH6-0215RR1980-04-29Fort Worth,TX
2001-  2-  48-BOS
MLB2005-20131999-2013
2009-01-06Carl PavanoSigned by Indians (1-year)P6-5230RR1976-01-08New Britain,CT
1994- 13- 355-BOS
MLB1998-20121994-2012
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