The Indians’ equipment truck, passing Bob Feller’s statue at Progressive Field, arrived in Goodyear, Ariz. last week to get ready for spring training which opens Wednesday. (Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer).
Michael Brantley, before being hobbled by a right ankle injury, hit .299 (101-for-338) with nine homers and 52 RBI in 90 games last season. (John Kuntz, cleveland.com)
NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, who led the big leagues with 59 homers last season, will be hitting in the middle of the Yankees lineup this year. (John Bazemore, Associated Press).
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber won his second Cy Young award in four years last season by going 18-4 with a 2.25 ERA. (Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer).