Shin-Soo Choo, Indians avoid arbitration
CLEVELAND -- Five down, two to go.
The Cleveland Indians wasted no time in avoiding salary arbitration with key players Tuesday, agreeing to terms on one-year contracts for 2012 with right fielder Shin-Soo Choo, All-Star closer Chris Perez, starter Justin Masterson, reliever Joe Smith and third baseman Jack Hannahan.
Only All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and left-handed reliever Rafael Perez remain unsigned.
The Indians haven't gone to an arbitration hearing with a ...
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