Sources: #Indians listening on Masterson with idea of exploring longer-term options. Masterson entering final season before free agency.
Clubs that have asked #Indians about Justin Masterson think he's very unlikely to be dealt. Listening but not "actively" looking to move him
MLB.com "The Indians enter Wednesday's American League Wild Card Game at Progressive Field without a defined closer. Staff leader Justin Masterson is considered to be capable of pitching only as a reliever at this time. As such a decision to put Masterson in charge of the ninth inning seems like a logical..." October 01
Masterson threw 33 pitches. Callaway: current plan calls for mound session (maybe sim game) Mon or Tue. "He looked good" Callaway said.
Masterson (L. oblique) said he hopes to throw bullpen session before Friday. Francona will only give OK if medical staff approves.
Terry Francona says Justin Masterson could throw off the mound on Friday if all goes well in next few days. #Indians.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The baseball season stops for no player. It doesn't recognize injury family emergency or illness. Staying true to the schedule is the only thing that matters. On Thursday Justin Masterson rejoined the race to Sept. 29 the end of the regular season. Masterson the Indians' No.1 starter played..." September 13
Akron Beacon Journal "Justin Masterson underwent an MRI scan today which revealed he has a strained left oblique. How long he will be out of the rotation is not clear but manager Terry Francona said this: ""He will defintiely miss a start. After that we'll go on symptoms. He can't do anything until he is pain..." September 03
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Nick Swisher and Justin Masterson double-teamed the Angels on Wednesday. Swisher didn't want to see the Indians lose the momentum they created in Tuesday night's 14-inning victory. It would have been easy to do because Wednesday was the last game on a nine-game 10-day trip. Masterson went..." August 22
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Jason Giambi is much more comfortable attempting to hit a home run than he is attempting to steal a base. Giambi, two innings after his base-running mistake, hit a three-run homer in the sixth to help the Indians defeat the Reds, 5-2, Wednesday night at Progressive Field. Justin Masterson..." May 30
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Justin Masterson threw a four-hit shutout and Jason Kipnis hit a solo homer as the Indians beat New York, 1-0, in the first game of a makeup doubleheader at Progressive Field. Masterson (6-3, 3.14) struck out nine and walked three. He threw 118 pitches, 79 for strikes. After Michael Bourn..." May 13
Justin Masterson is starting opening day for the Indians.
Akron Beacon Journal "It’ no secret that for the Indians to contend with the Detroit Tigers for the Central Division title, Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez cannot repeat their disappointing performances of last season, when they put together a dominating set of negative statistics. Nevertheless, for the second..." February 26
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Baseball players, especially pitchers, have to live in the mirror of their mind. In good times and bad, know thyself is the rule of the game. Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez took a long look into that mirror after combining for 32 losses last season. Things were so bad that Jimenez said,..." February 17
Let's Go Tribe "In 2012, both Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez had what I am calling a "train wreck" season: they pitched enough innings to be considered a "qualified" starter (162+), but had a park-adjusted ERA at least 20% worse than the league average (ERA+ of 80 or worse). It was the first time in history..." February 05