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1994 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1993 / 1995

66-47, Finished 2nd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Mike Hargrove (66-47)
GM: John Hart, Farm Dir: Boyd Coffie, Scouting Dir: Jay Robertson
Scored 679 runs, Allowed 562 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-47

Ballparks: Jacobs Field · Attendance: 1,995,174 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 101

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1993 / 1995 Trades and Transactions

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

October 15, 1993

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.

April 3, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Jeremy Hernandez to the Florida Marlins. Received Matt Turner.

April 6, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Rene Gonzales as a free agent.

May 17, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Tom Kramer to the Cincinnati Reds. Received John Hrusovsky (minors).

June 2, 1994 (Standings)

Drafted Jaret Wright in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed July 21, 1994.

Drafted Rick Heiserman in the 3rd round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 27, 1994.

Drafted Danny Graves in the 4th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed July 5, 1994.

Drafted Russell Branyan in the 7th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1994.

Drafted Julius Matos in the 16th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1994.

Drafted Bruce Aven in the 30th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1994.

Drafted Danny Ardoin in the 39th round of the 1994 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Chan Perry in the 44th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1994.

June 16, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Brian Barnes to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Eddie Lantigua (minors).

June 22, 1994 (Standings)

Signed John Farrell as a free agent.

July 1, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Steve Farr and Chris Nabholz to the Boston Red Sox. Received Jeff Russell.

July 14, 1994 (Standings)

Selected Larry Casian off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

July 26, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Marco Scutaro as an amateur free agent.

August 9, 1994 (Standings)

Released Jack Morris.

August 23, 1994 (Standings)

Released Matt Turner.

August 31, 1994 (Standings)

Purchased Dave Winfield from the Minnesota Twins.

October 15, 1994 (Standings)

John Farrell granted Free Agency.

Candy Maldonado granted Free Agency.

Greg McCarthy granted Free Agency.

Matt Merullo granted Free Agency.

Russ Swan granted Free Agency.

October 17, 1994

Dave Winfield granted Free Agency.

Selected Dennis Cook off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

October 25, 1994

Rene Gonzales granted Free Agency.

Tony Pena granted Free Agency.

October 26, 1994

Jeff Russell granted Free Agency.

November 1, 1994

Signed John Farrell as a free agent.

November 4, 1994

Released Larry Casian.

November 9, 1994

Derek Lilliquist selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

November 16, 1994

Signed Rick Wrona as a free agent.

November 17, 1994

Selected Steve Dixon off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

November 18, 1994

Signed Willie Smith as a free agent.

Traded a player to be named later, Paul Byrd, Jerry Dipoto and Dave Mlicki to the New York Mets. Received Jeromy Burnitz and Joe Roa. The Cleveland Indians sent Jesus Azuaje (minors) (December 6, 1994) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

Bill Wertz selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

November 21, 1994

Signed Torey Lovullo as a free agent.

December 5, 1994

Jon Nunnally drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1994 rule 5 draft.

December 13, 1994

Signed Tony Pena as a free agent.

December 14, 1994

Traded Mark Lewis to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Tim Costo.

January 16, 1995

Signed Willie Martinez as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1995

Signed Joe Slusarski as a free agent.

February 9, 1995

Signed Joe Klink as a free agent.

February 13, 1995

Signed Ever Magallanes as a free agent.

March 18, 1995

Signed Jim Poole as a free agent.

March 24, 1995

Signed Gregg Olson as a free agent.

March 25, 1995

Signed Billy Ripken as a free agent.

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1993 / 1995 Trades and Transactions