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2009 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cleveland,OH
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   4th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Eric Wedge
General Manager:   Mark Shapiro
Stadium:  Progressive Field
Attendance:  1,766,242
Payroll:  $81,579,166
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Matt Herges (39)
Youngest Player:  Michael Brantley (22)
Longest Tenure:  Victor Martinez, Cliff Lee (8)
Top Hitter:  Shin-Soo Choo (18)
Top Pitcher:  Carl Pavano (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Alex White (#15)

Roster Continuity:  73.79%
Top Prospect:   Carlos Santana
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota8776.534--
Detroit8677.5281.0
Chi White Sox7983.4887.5
Cleveland6597.40121.5
KC Royals6597.40121.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Winston AbreuTampa Bay Rays200920091$ 400,000 MInor League Contract
Greg AquinoCleveland Indians200920091$ 700,000 
Greg AquinoCleveland Indians200920091$ 700,000 Minor League Contract
Josh BarfieldCleveland Indians200920091$ 416,100 
Rafael BetancourtCleveland Indians200820092$ 5,400,000$ 2.70mClub option for 2010 ($5.4m)
Asdrubal CabreraCleveland Indians200920091$ 416,700 
Carlos CarrascoPhiladelphia Phillies200920091$ 400,000 
Jamey CarrollCleveland Indians200920091$ 2,500,000 Option exercised
Shin-Soo ChooCleveland Indians200920091$ 420,300 
Vinnie ChulkCleveland Indians200920091$ 800,000 Minor League Contract
Trevor CroweCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
David DellucciCleveland Indians200720093$ 11,500,000$ 3.83m
Mark DeRosaChicago Cubs200720093$ 13,000,000$ 4.33m
Ben FranciscoCleveland Indians200920091$ 421,400 
Ryan GarkoCleveland Indians200920091$ 446,100 
Chris GimenezCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
Mike GoslingCleveland Indians200920091$ 450,000 Minor league contract
Tony GraffaninoCleveland Indians200920091$ 550,000 
Travis HafnerCleveland Indians200920124$ 57,000,000$ 14.25mClub option for 2013 ($13m)
Matt HergesCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 Minor League Contract
Roberto HernandezCleveland Indians200820114$ 15,000,000$ 3.75mClub options for 2012-2014. Replaced 1-year deal signed in Ferbhuary 2008
David HuffCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Zach JacksonCleveland Indians200920091$ 403,800 
Masahide KobayashiCleveland Indians200820092$ 6,250,000$ 3.13mClub option for 2010 ($3.25m)
Aaron LaffeyCleveland Indians200920091$ 408,700 
Matt LaPortaCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Cliff LeeCleveland Indians200620094$ 15,000,000$ 3.75mClub option for 2010 ($8m)
Jensen LewisCleveland Indians200920091$ 418,600 
Scott LewisCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,400 
Louis MarsonPhiladelphia Phillies200920091$ 400,000 
Victor MartinezCleveland Indians200520095$ 15,500,000$ 3.10mClub option for 2010 ($7m)
Justin MastersonBoston Red Sox200920091$ 415,500 
Tomo OhkaCleveland Indians200920091$ 550,000 Minor league contract
Carl PavanoCleveland Indians200920091$ 1,500,000 
Jhonny PeraltaCleveland Indians200620105$ 13,000,000$ 2.60m$1.25m signing bonus. Club option for 2011 ($7m)
Chris PerezSt. Louis Cardinals200920091$ 402,000 
Rafael PerezCleveland Indians200920091$ 436,300 
Anthony ReyesCleveland Indians200920091$ 414,200 
Rich RundlesCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
Kelly ShoppachCleveland Indians200920091$ 1,950,000 avoided arbitration
Tony SippCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
Grady SizemoreCleveland Indians200620116$ 23,450,001$ 3.91m$1m signing bonus. Club option for 2012 ($8.5m)
Joe SmithCleveland Indians200920091$ 427,500 
Jeremy SowersCleveland Indians200920091$ 421,300 
Jess ToddSt. Louis Cardinals200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Wyatt ToregasCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,000 
Luis ValbuenaCleveland Indians200920091$ 400,300 
Jose VerasNew York Yankees200920091$ 432,975 
Luis VizcainoColorado Rockies200820092$ 7,500,000$ 3.75mClub option for 2010 ($4m)
Kerry WoodCleveland Indians200920102$ 20,500,000$ 10.25mClub option for 2011



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