The Magnificent Seven

President Chris Antonetti and General Manager Mike Chernoff pieced together a championship caliber roster thanks to the acquisition of seven different pieces over the year that once meshed together with a very strong core propelled them to the World Series...
November 15, 2016

Indians Ramp Up Treadmill ... Re-sign Kearns

The Indians have opened up their "bank vault" to sign a veteran free agent. It's Austin Kearns and no, this isn't a reprint of a story from last January. It is the Indians doing what they do. Recycle. Kearns is now on the same career path as Russell Branyan -- a solid clubhouse guy with some playing ability, sure as shootin' to be dealt to a contender before the trading deadline for a "prospect".
December 20, 2010

An Outfield Swap That Could Help Two Teams

Sometimes, deals get made that turn around a player. How a player performs in one location doesn't mean he'll be that good - or that bad - in another. It's the old 'change of scenery' idea. Maybe, the Nationals could hook up to change some scenery for two struggling players.
July 7, 2008

Austin Kearns not surprised by UK's success

Austin Kearns had his choice of college scholarships after his stellar prep career at Lafayette High School in Lexington. However, rather than go the college route, Kearns signed with the Cincinnati Reds in 1998.
February 14, 2007

Nats Get Reds' Kearns In Eight Player Deal

The Washington Nationals shipped five players to the Cincinnati Reds as part of an eight player deal that brings outfielder Austin Kearns to the nation's capital. The deal also brings shortstop Felipe Lopez and reliever Ryan Wagner to the Nats.
July 14, 2006