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As the Indians get close to wrapping up spring training, our sports commentator Terry Pluto caught up with team owner Paul Dolan to talk business. The team has steadily increased payroll from $49 million in 2011 to $135 million in 2018. Pluto says for 2019, the payroll will be around $120 million.

"Dolan says for the last several years they've been deficit spending. And if you look at how the Indians spent compared to Kansas City, Pittsburgh or Cincinnati, or other teams in their market size, they outspent them."

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There are a lot of unanswered questions about the Indians lineup with just over a week until opening day.  WKSU commentator Terry Pluto has been scouting the team from Goodyear, Arizona this week and says there are big holes in the outfield.

Out with the old, in the with the new
The first observation Pluto makes is that there are not a whole lot of returning players this year. 

"I walked in the locker room, and all of the sudden, there's all these new guys and there's all these ... young guys," Pluto says. 

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