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1993 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1992 / 1994

76-86, Finished 6th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Mike Hargrove (76-86)
GM: John Hart, Farm Dir: Boyd Coffie, Scouting Dir: Mickey White
Scored 790 runs, Allowed 813 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-83

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 2,177,908 (7th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 94

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1992 / 1994 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 1992

Nelson Liriano granted Free Agency.

Dave Rohde granted Free Agency.

October 16, 1992

Eric Bell granted Free Agency.

Tony Perezchica granted Free Agency.

Jeff Shaw granted Free Agency.

Willie Smith granted Free Agency.

October 27, 1992

Eric Plunk granted Free Agency.

October 29, 1992

Brook Jacoby granted Free Agency.

October 30, 1992

Junior Ortiz granted Free Agency.

November 12, 1992

Signed Eric Plunk as a free agent.

November 17, 1992

Darrell Whitmore selected by the Florida Marlins as the 16th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

Jack Armstrong selected by the Florida Marlins as the 39th pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

Denis Boucher selected by the Colorado Rockies as the 72nd pick in the 1992 expansion draft.

December 7, 1992

Willie Canate drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1992 rule 5 draft.

Dave Otto selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1992 minor league draft.

December 8, 1992

Signed Bob Ojeda as a free agent.

Signed Junior Ortiz as a free agent.

December 9, 1992

Traded Alan Walden (minors) to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Zak Shinall.

December 14, 1992

Signed Mike Bielecki as a free agent.

December 17, 1992

Signed Jeff Treadway as a free agent.

December 19, 1992

Rod Nichols granted Free Agency.

January 5, 1993

Signed Jeff Schaefer as a free agent.

Signed Cliff Young as a free agent.

January 22, 1993

Signed Tim Crews as a free agent.

February 8, 1993

Signed Mike Walker as a free agent.

March 4, 1993

Signed Sam Horn as a free agent.

March 24, 1993

Released Mike Aldrete.

March 27, 1993

Signed Paul Abbott as a free agent.

March 30, 1993

Released Mike Walker.

March 31, 1993

Traded Mark Whiten to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Juan Andujar (minors) and Mark Clark.

April 6, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Bob Milacki as a free agent.

Signed Matt Young as a free agent.

April 7, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Jason Grimsley as a free agent.

April 26, 1993 (Standings)

Zak Shinall selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

May 5, 1993 (Standings)

Signed John Marzano as a free agent.

May 7, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Kevin Wickander to the Cincinnati Reds. Received a player to be named later. The Cincinnati Reds sent Todd Ruyak (minors) (June 4, 1993) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

Signed Lance Parrish as a free agent.

May 23, 1993 (Standings)

Released John Marzano.

May 29, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Dave Eiland as a free agent.

May 30, 1993 (Standings)

Released Lance Parrish.

June 1, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Tracy Sanders (minors) and Fernando Hernandez to the San Diego Padres. Received Jeremy Hernandez.

Traded Jose Hernandez to the Chicago Cubs. Received Heathcliff Slocumb.

June 3, 1993 (Standings)

Drafted Travis Driskill in the 4th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1993.

Drafted Seth Greisinger in the 7th round of the 1993 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Steve Kline in the 8th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1993.

Drafted Roland DeLaMaza in the 15th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1993.

Drafted Richie Sexson in the 24th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 1993.

Drafted Dave Roberts in the 47th round of the 1993 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 8, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Mike Dyer as a free agent.

June 15, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Randy Veres as a free agent.

June 19, 1993 (Standings)

Released Mike Bielecki.

June 26, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Bartolo Colon as an amateur free agent.

July 19, 1993 (Standings)

Signed Pat Lennon as a free agent.

July 23, 1993 (Standings)

Released Ted Power.

August 4, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Dave Eiland to the Texas Rangers. Received Gerald Alexander and Allan Anderson.

August 9, 1993 (Standings)

Released Matt Young.

August 17, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Thomas Howard to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Randy Milligan.

August 19, 1993 (Standings)

Traded Glenallen Hill to the Chicago Cubs. Received Candy Maldonado.

October 15, 1993 (Standings)

Paul Abbott granted Free Agency.

Alan Cockrell granted Free Agency.

Dennis Cook granted Free Agency.

Mike Dyer granted Free Agency.

Pat Lennon granted Free Agency.

Bob Milacki granted Free Agency.

Jeff Schaefer granted Free Agency.

Scott Scudder granted Free Agency.

Randy Veres granted Free Agency.

Cliff Young granted Free Agency.

October 18, 1993

Released Roberto Rivera.

October 27, 1993

Jeff Treadway granted Free Agency.

October 29, 1993

Bob Ojeda granted Free Agency.

Junior Ortiz granted Free Agency.

November 2, 1993

Traded Heathcliff Slocumb to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Ruben Amaro.

November 29, 1993

Released Mike Christopher.

Jeff Mutis selected by the Florida Marlins off waivers.

December 2, 1993

Signed Dennis Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Eddie Murray as a free agent.

December 13, 1993

Kelly Stinnett drafted by the New York Mets in the 1993 rule 5 draft.

Released Sam Horn.

Traded Randy Milligan to the Montreal Expos. Received a player to be named later. The Montreal Expos sent Brian Barnes (December 17, 1993) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

December 14, 1993

Signed Craig Colbert as a free agent.

December 20, 1993

Signed Junior Ortiz as a free agent.

Greg McCarthy granted Free Agency.

Traded Felix Fermin, Reggie Jefferson and cash to the Seattle Mariners. Received Omar Vizquel.

December 22, 1993

Signed Tim Jones as a free agent.

January 6, 1994

Signed Greg McCarthy as a free agent.

January 21, 1994

Signed Russ Swan as a free agent.

February 7, 1994

Signed Tony Pena as a free agent.

February 9, 1994

Signed Jeff Johnson as a free agent.

February 10, 1994

Signed Steve Farr as a free agent.

Signed Jack Morris as a free agent.

February 14, 1994

Traded Dave Duplessis (minors) and J.J. Thobe to the Montreal Expos. Received Chris Nabholz.

February 21, 1994

Traded Shawn Bryant (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Enrique Wilson (March 24, 1994) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

March 23, 1994

Traded Junior Ortiz to the Texas Rangers. Received players to be named later. The Texas Rangers sent Igor Oropeza (minors) (March 25, 1994) and Andreaus Lewis (minors) (May 9, 1994) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

March 30, 1994

Released Pete Rose.

Traded Ken Ramos to the Chicago White Sox. Received Matt Merullo.

April, 1994

Released Carlos Martinez.

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1992 / 1994 Trades and Transactions