Mar 27, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez (30) pitches during the second inning against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Indians Spring Training 2012: Ubaldo Jimenez Plunks Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies Incensed

The Indians rounded out their 25-man roster in the final weekend of Spring Training, which ended with some on-field drama between Ubaldo Jimenez and his former team.

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Indians Spring Training 2012: Asdrubal Cabrera Will Reportedly Sign Two-Year, $16.5 Million Extension

The Cleveland Indians are on the verge of locking down one of the most promising breakout performers of 2011, as Fox Sports' Jon Morosi is reporting the Indians and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera are nearing a two-year, $16.5 million extension.

The 26-year-old Cabrera hit .273 with 25 home runs and 92 RBI in 151 games for the Indians last season, and despite tailing off with a sub-.240 average in the final two months of the year, played like one of the better infielders in the American League. This extension will keep him in Cleveland for the 2013 and 2014 seasons, giving him a chance to test the free agent market in 2014 before he reaches 30.

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Indians Spring Training 2012: Jose Lopez In, Spilborghs & Accardo Cut

The Cleveland Indians solidified their 25-man roster on Sunday, cutting outfielder Ryan Spilborghs and reliever Jeremy Accardo in favor of the trio of Aaron Cunningham, Jose Lopez, and Jairo Asencio. The Plain Dealer's Paul Hoynes tweeted that the trio landed the final spots on Cleveland's roster heading into the season, which made veterans like Spilborghs and Accardo expendable.

Spilborghs, who hit .279 with ten homers and 39 RBI for Colorado in 2010, was expected to provide depth as both a contact hitter and rangy defender in the outfield. He struggled mightily in the spring, however, hitting just .174 and slugging a mere .217.

The 30-year-old Accardo sported a 1.00 ERA in eight games for the Indians in spring training, and struck out six batters in 9.0 innings pitched. He owns a 4.22 career ERA and has pitched for four MLB teams, but will now be in search of his fifth.

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