The Cleveland Indians are "certain" to entertain offers for right-hander Justin Masterson, right fielder Shin-Soo Choo and closer Chris Perez, and rival executives wonder if they might also listen on shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports:
Scouts like the Indians’ up-the-middle talent, but the team is certain to entertain offers for right-hander Justin Masterson, right fielder Shin-Soo Choo and closer Chris Perez this offseason. Rival teams also wonder if they might listen on shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who will be starting a two-year, $16.5 million contract.
Perez seems to be the most likely to exit this winter, as Rosenthal reports the Indians are "livid" with him over comments he made about the team’s ownership and front office.
Choo has put together another solid season, hitting .281/.371/.448 with thirty-seven doubles and fifteen home runs. While he just turned 30 years old this season, the Indians aren’t confident they’ll be able to re-sign him, and they may decide to deal him before he’s eligible to leave following the 2013 season.