Ramirez Swinging Hot Bat, Making All-Star Case

On Thursday night, a hot streak the likes no current Indians fan can really claim to have ever seen or honestly remember came an end. Tribe third baseman Jose Ramirez was held to one measly triple in four at bats. For many baseball players, that would be considered a pretty good night. Hit a triple, get a walk, and score a pair of runs. That is actually a strong night by any standard...

Kluber: K's don't mean a thing without a win

Jason Kipnis stared at Indians first baseman Carlos Santana for a moment from across the diamond. One pitch into Saturday's game, the second baseman gloved a grounder off the bat of Brian Dozier and fired the ball to Santana, who jumped off the bag to make the catch.
15 hours ago

Kluber K's 13, but Indians fall to Twins

Despite a dominant start by Indians ace Corey Kluber, Brian Dozier's go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning off Cody Allen proved to be the difference in the Twins' 4-2 victory over the Indians on Saturday at Progressive Field.
17 hours ago

Cleveland Indians receive boost from potent offense

Though the team has underachieved for the majority of the still-young 2017 season, it appears the Cleveland Indians are hitting their stride at the right time.  Just over a week ago, after suffering a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Indians possessed a mediocre 31-31 record and found themselves a game and a half behind the Minnesota Twins for the AL Central lead; a mere 10...
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Francona easing Zimmer into lefty matchups

Indians manager Terry Francona weighs multiple factors when decided whether to sit rookie Bradley Zimmer against a left-handed starter. Francona will consider the style of the lefty, while also examining the opposing team's bullpen, trying to determine if Zimmer could be a weapon off the bench.
20 hours ago

Cleveland Indians Tyler Naquin Building Case for Call Up

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1 day ago

Indians reinstate Cody Allen from paternity list

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Indians hope Danny Salazar’s return will add a “huge boost” to starting rotation

We all do, but how optimistic should we really be? Mike Chernoff, like anyone with a pulse connected to the Cleveland Indians in any way, wants Danny Salazar to return to the Indians and add a “huge boost to the starting rotation,” according to a recent post on The full quote came in a discussion about the trade deadline, and how Salazar coming back is like a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

One-armed catcher, 14, takes part in Orioles’ ceremonial pitch

Luke Terry, a 14-year-old catcher who had his right arm amputated as a baby, caught the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s Baltimore Orioles-Cleveland Indians tilt from Hall of Famer and Orioles icon Jim Palmer. Terry, who had his right arm amputated at 19 months old due to an e. Coli bacterial infection, demonstrated remarkable dexterity by catching the ball, flipping it...
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Indians, Twins to play regular season games in Puerto Rico next year

Morning News and Notes, Thursday, June 22 Cleveland 5 - Baltimore 1 Recaps: LGT | | Being able to deploy Andrew Miller is like bringing a gun to a knife fight. Indians News Indians, Twins to play in Puerto Rico in 2018 |"It's going to be a dream come true," Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor said. "I always wanted to play in Puerto Rico in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Indians kinda deserved to lose

There’s no defense for the bunting anymore. Before you read this recap, please know that I have not forgotten how fun the last week was. Heck, how fun the last year was. But god damn if the Cleveland Indians didn’t deserve to lose tonight. A series of boneheaded decisions, culminating in another awful bunt by Lonnie Chisenhall, snapped the Tribe’s season-high winning streak...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Indians released a CSI: Miami parody ad to collect All-Star Game votes

The reigning AL champion Cleveland Indians want to send a horde of their players to the All-Star Game in Miami next month. To do that, the team created videos urging their fans to vote for their players, as nearly every team across baseball does. But the Indians took things to a different level by turning shortstop Francisco Lindor into David Caruso’s CSI: Miami character Horatio...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians trade rumors: starting pitching edition

Since summer is upon us and the baseball season in full swing, it means that the trade deadline will soon be upon us on July 31st. For the Cleveland Indians, they made, perhaps, the biggest splash at the trade deadline last year when they acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees for four top prospects. In his time with Cleveland, he has pitched in 55...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Underachieving Cleveland Indians in position to take division lead

So far the 2017 season has been an up and down one for the Cleveland Indians, as the team has largely underachieved through 63 games.  However, even while being just one game over .500, the Tribe is just two games back in the AL Central and is in an excellent position to take command of the division.  Cleveland kicks off a four-game series against the Minnesota Twins – the AL...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans

After Yasiel Puig showed both of his middle fingers to the crowd in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts chose to have a conversation with his star outfielder about the incident.Puig homered off Trevor Bauer on Tuesday, and as he was heading towards the dugout after clearing the bases, he flipped the bird to some heckling fans. Puig was suspended one game by Major...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig caught flipping double bird after home run

Yasiel Puig was caught flipping the double bird after a home run in Cleveland on Tuesday.The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder smacked a 2-run home run in the top of the second inning off Trevor Bauer. As he headed towards the dugout after the home run, Puig flipped the middle fingers, seemingly towards the stands: Here’s the other angle: That was Puig’s 10th homer of the season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is baseball’s best young shortstop? There’s no shortage of choices

Here’s a list of the shortstops who have accumulated the most FanGraphs WAR since the beginning of 2016: Corey Seager, age 23 Francisco Lindor, age 23 Carlos Correa, age 22 Xander Bogaerts, age 24 Not much further down the list, you’ll find 23-year-olds Trea Turner and Addison Russell. The point is, there are a whole lot of incredible young shortstops in the Major Leagues right...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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