If Manny Machado Lands with the Chicago White Sox, Could the Cleveland Indians Window be Closed? - Pro Sports Fandom
Manny Machado is 25 years old and he is still a free agent. The Chicago White Sox at the moment are the favorites to land him. The Philadelphia Phillies are also interested in him and the New York Yankees are monitoring this situation closely as well. Machado is also looking for a contract that is 10 years worth over $300 million. If he signs with the Chicago White Sox, is it possible that the Cleveland Indians window is closed? Cleveland has been to the playoffs for the past three seasons as AL Central Champions. They went to the World Series in 2016 and the Indians lost in seven games to the Chicago Cubs. The Indians blew a 2-0 lead in the ALDS to the New York Yankees as the number one seed in 2017. Cleveland was swept by the Houston Astros in the ALDS in 2018. The Cleveland Indians played in the weakest division in baseball last season. Their record was 91-72 and they were only one game better than the Tampa Bay Rays, who didn’t make the playoffs. Cleveland won the division comfortably by 13 games over the Minnesota Twins. The Chicago White Sox finished last season with a [...]