Baseball — Cleveland Indians

Paul Shuey

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Paul Shuey

BIOGRAPHY Paul Kenneth Shuey (born September 16, 1970) is an American former professional baseball player. Primarily a relief pitcher, Shuey pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians (1994–2002), Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2003) and Baltimore Orioles (2007).Shuey was honored as an All-American as a college baseball pitcher for the North Carolina Tar Heels baseball team. The Indians selected Shuey with the second overall selection of the 1992 MLB draft. Envisioned as a comparable pitcher to Cincinnati Reds closer Rob Dibble, Shuey had more success as a setup reliever than closer.Injuries sidelined Shuey throughout his career, preventing him from...

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Chris Bando

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Chris Bando

BIOGRAPHY Christopher Michael Bando (born February 4, 1956) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 1980s, spending most of his career with the Cleveland Indians before playing for the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. In 498 career games, Bando had a batting average of .227 and 27 home runs. Career As playerBorn in Cleveland, Ohio, Bando attended Arizona State University, where he played college baseball for the Arizona State Sun Devils baseball team. He hit a home run in the championship game of the 1977 College World Series (CWS). He was chosen as the best catcher...

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Orlando Cabrera

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Orlando Cabrera

BIOGRAPHY Orlando Luis Cabrera, nicknamed "O-Cab" and "The OC", (born November 2, 1974) is a Colombian-American former baseball infielder.He won a World Series championship in 2004 with the Boston Red Sox. He has played for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants. Cabrera is the younger brother of former major leaguer Jolbert Cabrera.Cabrera won the Gold Glove Award in 2001 and in 2007. He announced his retirement before the 2012 season.Baseball careerMontreal Expos (1997–2004) In 2003, Orlando finished second among the league shortstops in...

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Jolbert Cabrera

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Jolbert Cabrera

BIOGRAPHY Jolbert Alexis Cabrera (born December 8, 1972) is a Colombian former utility player. Previously, he played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians (1998–2002), Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2003), Seattle Mariners (2004), and Cincinnati Reds (2008). Cabrera hits and throws right-handed. He is the older brother of former shortstop Orlando Cabrera. The two played together during the 1997 season while members of the Ottawa Lynx, the Montreal Expos Triple-A affiliate.Cabrera made his major league debut with the Indians on April 12, 1998, in the only game he played that season. 2001 was Cabrera's best statistical season in Cleveland, as...

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Ricardo Rincon

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Ricardo Rincon

BIOGRAPHY Ricardo Rincón Espinoza (born April 13, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.Rincón was a left-handed specialist who spent nearly his entire career as a middle reliever and setup pitcher. In his 11-year career, Rincón never started a game and accumulated 21 saves; he is generally credited with 109 holds. Rincón played for several teams in Mexico before being signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1997, breaking into the major leagues at the relatively advanced age of 27. On November 18, 1998 he was traded to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Brian Giles. He later pitched for...

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