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(Arizona) Indians Win Championship!

While it may not be the World Series that Indians fans have been looking for since 1948, a team with their namesake and future players did win it’s league championship last night and that team was the Arizona League Indians. The team plays at the MLB Indians Spring Training site in Goodyear, Arizona and while […]

Indians Have Plenty of Innings Left For October

August was an anomaly compared to the rest of the season as the eighth best offensive team in the Majors became one of the worst and starting pitching, that has struggled to get out of the fifth inning all season looked like a rotation of All-Stars, posting a 2.40 ERA in August. In August only […]

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9/1 Recap: Tigers Outhit, Outpitch, Outdefend & Overwhelm Tribe in Rout

Roster Update: As the 25 man roster expanded to a maximum of 40 today, the Indians called up Jesus Aguilar, Bryan Price and Austin Adams as well as reinstating Jason Giambi from the 60 Day DL. Player of the Game Zach McAllister looked pretty good during his first time through the lineup, despite the way […]

This Week In Tribe 9/1-7: The Amazing Expanding Indians

This week will begin with September first, beginning Terry Francona’s favorite time of year. Not only do the Indians have meaningful baseball left to play, especially this week, but he will finally get the bullpen of his dreams as rosters expand to as many as 40 players. While he has already stated that the 15 […]

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August 2014 Player Power Rankings

The Indians had a generally positive month of August (17-9-1) and they did so despite being the fourth worst team in the Majors in terms of runs scored (just 3.7 per game). In order to win 65.4% of their games, the Indians pitching staff has had to have been fantastic and was even better. The […]

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Minor Successes

The Indians may not have many All-Stars on the current roster, but thanks to much improved drafting from 2009 through 2014, the minor leagues are finally start to be replenished. Multiple teams have seen great success this season and will look to play into September with play-off runs. Unfortunately, the DSL Indians (R), Mahoning Valley […]

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8/29 Recap: Indians Ride Mustaches to Victory

Roster Update: Another familiar face will possibly be joining the Indians as Russell Branyan has signed a minor league deal with the team and will report to Columbus. Most likely this was so he could get in a few games in AAA before joining the team in September when rosters expand. In a separate move, […]

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8/28 Recap: Carlos Carrasco Commands Chicago, Cody Cleans Up

Roster Update: During the game, the Indians traded LOOGY Josh Outman, who was with the Columbus Clippers at the time to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later or cash. Player of the Game Carlos Carrasco has made four starts since rejoining the rotation and won the Player of the Game […]

Nick Swisher O-H-I-O

Why the Indians Should Never Trade Nick Swisher

Photo by Chuck Crow, Plain Dealer However exciting the signing of Nick Swisher may have been back in December of 2012, the deal is now almost universally considered to be a bust. In his first two seasons, Swisher has batted .231/.316/.386 in 242 games and in his most recent year, he broke his streak of […]

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8/26 Recap: Walters Does It Again As Indians Win

Player of the Game Forgoing the sacrifice bunt with two strikes, Zach Walters hit his sixth home run as an Indian to give the Tribe the lead in the tenth inning. The bunt was on for the beginning of the bat, with Lonnie Chisenhall on second after a double, but once the count reached 2-2, […]

The Rise & Fall of Lonnie Chisenhall

Lonnie Chisenhall has had a roller coaster of a season in 2014. He started out being hated and disrespected, prior to the season, when he was replaced on the field by Carlos Santana and in the lineup by Jason Giambi, being excluded from All-Star voting. From there he became almost a cult figure while batting […]

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8/24 Recap: Trevor & Tyler Holt Off The Astros

Player of the Game Trevor Bauer struggled his last time out, but picked things up again in this start. In six shut out innings, he allowed just three hits (along with three walks and a hit batter), struck out nine and earned the win. While he was a little wild at times, the one steal […]

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