Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:08:49 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson and RPs Marc Rzepczynski, Cody Allen and John Axford combined on a five-hit shutout Monday, March 31, as the Indians topped the Oakland Athletics 2-0. It was the 10th Opening Day shutout for the Indians since 1920.
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:49:15 -0700
Cleveland Indians CEO Paul Dolan did not directly comment on contract negotiations to lock up SP Justin Masterson and 2B Jason Kipnis long-term, but Dolan said the team does want to keep both.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:43:55 -0700
The Cleveland Indians have stopped contract extension talks with SP Justin Masterson after progress was not made between the two sides. Masterson likely will become a free agent next offseason.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:03:43 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson will be the team's opening day starter this year.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:19:18 -0800
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson is waiting to hear back from the team after making a three- or four-year proposal believed to be worth $40-$60 million.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:49:49 -0800
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson said he'd be open to a shorter contract extension with the team, perhaps as little as three years, depending on the price. "We're trying to be sensitive to something that makes sense … We've been sensitive, flexible and willing to work with them. But we can't be … a sellout," agent Randy Rowley said.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:02:07 -0800
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson hinted that he and the team may be making progress on a long-term contract extension Thursday, Feb. 27. The Indians are believed to have made a three- or four-year offer to Masterson, and his agent, Randy Rowley, has made a counter offer.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:57:44 -0800
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson is willing to talk about a contract extension during the season. The team would prefer to keep those talks confined to spring training.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:38:55 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Indians signed SP Justin Masterson to a one-year deal worth $9.7625 million to avoid arbitration Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:44:18 -0800
Cleveland Indians SP Justin Masterson said he feels he is "really close" to a one-year contract with the team Tuesday, Feb. 18.