GM agrees to multiyear extension with Indians
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- For Mark Shapiro, the lure of a bigger market, a fatter paycheck and a chance to work for a deep-pocketed owner wasn't appealing.
One of baseball's sharpest general managers, Shapiro decided to go where he felt safest -- home.
Shapiro, who despite a limited payroll has dismantled the
mid-market Cleveland Indians and rebuilt them into a playoff
contender, agreed Thursday to a five-year contract extension, a
deal that keeps him with the club through ...
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