Over the course of the next several weeks leading up to the start of the season, SwerbsBlurbs.com will provide a thorough preview of the 2006 Indians, as well as preview the minor league teams in Lake County, Kinston, Akron, and Buffalo. And the coverage of the Indians will only intensify as the season begins. We will recap every game each morning, track rumors, and provide all sorts of insight and analysis from the Swerbs Blurbs talented stable of Indians correspondents. And as always, we are talking Tribe in the Indians message forum here on the website.
Before we get to some key dates coming up as the Indians prepare for the start of the regular season, check out the complete Indians payroll and contract data we've compiled here on the site, which tracks the teams payroll and player contracts for this year and in future years.
Friday: Pitcher and catcher physicalsSaturday: Pitchers and catchers, first workoutFeb. 21: Position players reportFeb. 22: Position player physicalsFeb. 23: First full-squad workoutMarch 2: First game, Indians vs. Houston Astros 1:05pmApril 2: Season opener, Indians vs. Chicago White Sox 8:05pm on ESPN2