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MLB roundup: Another Indians exec pilfered; Nats' Ramos suffers knee injury

Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins, now with the Blue Jays, are two notable former Indians executives who have signed on elsewhere. Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

In the end, the Minnesota Twins decided to draw from the Cleveland Indians in picking Derek Falvey to head their baseball operations department, as Keith Law first reported.

The Indians have become a baseball version of the "Skull and Bones" secret society: If you get a job in their talented front office, you are immediately elevated into more serious consideration for jobs that become available. The pipeline of front-office talent from Cleveland currently in MLB front offices includes Toronto executives Mark Shapiro, Ross Atkins and Ben Cherington (the former GM of the Red Sox); Pirates GM Neal Huntington; Josh Byrnes, the former GM of the Diamondbacks and Padres who is now with the Dodgers; Milwaukee GM David Stearns; the current group of Indians officials; and now Falvey. Of course, there's also former MLB exec and current NFL exec Paul DePodesta.