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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 22:11:33 -0800
Former Cleveland Indians OF Albert Belle was at the team's spring training complex Tuesday, Feb. 28, reconnecting with members of the 1995 team. He was a controversial figure after leaving in free agency for the Chicago White Sox in 1996. "I thought the fences were already mended," Belle said. "That was a long time ago. That's the thing about free agency. It can create some bad feelings. I would have loved to play with these guys (Sandy Alomar Jr., Carlos Baerga and Kenny Lofton) another five to 10 years. It didn't work out that way. But we've all gone on to have some success."
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:56:42 -0800
Former Cleveland Indians OF Kenny Lofton has arrived in the team's camp Friday, Feb. 24, and he will work as a guest instructor.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012 06:57:15 -0800
The Cleveland Indians will have former 2B Carlos Baerga and OF Kenny Lofton as guest instructors for spring training.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:37:51 -0800
Updating a previous item, The Associated Press reports former Cleveland Indians OF Kenny Lofton will be a baserunning coach for two weeks during spring training.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 13:19:45 -0800
The Cleveland Indians are considering bringing former OF Kenny Lofton to spring training camp to work with the outfielders and tutor players on base running, according to Terry Pluto of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 09:28:47 -0700
Former Cleveland Indians OF Kenny Lofton and late general manager Cy Slapnicka were inducted into the team's Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 7, according to The Associated Press.
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 23:36:22 -0800
As part of his comments on being inducted into the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reports OF Kenny Lofton is proud of his overall stats in light of him never cheating or using steroids. "I was a guy who never did it, never tried to do it, never wanted to do it but I played against guys who obviously were doing it," he said. "I was not a cheater, so hopefully Hall of Fame voters will take a look at that and see what I did under that period and hopefully they take that into account."
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 10:17:56 -0800
The Associated Press reports former OF Kenny Lofton has been named to the team's Hall of Fame after serving as a leadoff hitter for the club for 10 seasons. He is the franchise leader in steals (452) and ranks third in runs scored (975).
Tue, 16 Dec 2008 20:57:03 -0800
Updating a previous item, The New York Post reports veteran free-agent OF Kenny Lofton denied trying to talk New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia from signing with the team. "I texted CC one time after he agreed in principle to the deal and jokingly said, 'That's a lot of money, I want some of it,' " Lofton said. "I never, never, never talked to CC before the deal. Somebody is lying about me and I don't appreciate people lying about me."
Mon, 15 Dec 2008 06:39:54 -0800
The New York Post's George A. King III reports former MLB OF Kenny Lofton warned SP CC Sabathia before he signed with the New York Yankees. "He painted a bad picture of New York and the Yankees," a person in the know said. "A lot of negative things."