Tribe bolsters Minors with deals
Sabathia, Blake swaps add depth to depleted farm system
CLEVELAND -- While not active at Thursday's 4 p.m. ET Trade Deadline, the Indians were certainly busy before it.In the first days of July, it became readily apparent that the Indians would be sellers. A three-game sweep at the hands of the White Sox on June 30-July 2 confirmed the rapidly growing hunch that this was a team not bound for postseason baseball.
Anthony Castrovince is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.