Indians Promote 2 In Front Office To Assistant GMs

CLEVELAND (AP) - John Mirabelli and Chris Antonetti were promoted to assistant general managers on Friday by Cleveland Indians GM Mark Shapiro.

Mirabelli, who already oversaw the club's amateur scouting operation, will also handle international and pro scouting and will assist Shapiro in player acquisitions. He has been with the Indians since 1999.

Antonetti has worked in baseball operations with Shapiro since 1999. He specializes in player contracts and aids Shapiro in negotiations.

Shapiro said three other teams had inquired about hiring Antonetti this winter.

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