- Mar 28, 2020
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The tribe started the 2020 season with the intent to spend about $ 96 MM.. the prorated amount for the 60 game schedule amounted to a little more than about 1/3 of that.. with Lindor, Santana and Hand departing.. via trade and non tender.. the Indians will have about $ 50 to $ 54 MM committed for the 2021 season, including all arbitration and all league minimum guys. Adding a "$ 6 MM dollar man"..in the form of a Brantley-like player or more would not be unheard of..I would love to share this optimism but pretty convinced they won't spend more than maybe 5 or 6 million on a Cesar Hernandez type.
I see it as being more realistic than optimistic..