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8/1 Recap: Indians Offense Provides Fireworks, During & After Game

Roster Update: In a surprise move, the Indians lost another starter today when the designated Zach McAllister for assignment. If he is not claimed, he will join Columbus in two days. In his place, Tyler Holt was recalled. Player of the Game Despite the offensive onslaught, the Tribe’s top player tonight was starting pitcher Danny […]

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July 2014 Player Power Rankings

The Indians have really turned things around in the short month of July and it should be no surprise that they went 14-12 when it is seen how many individual players outplayed their expectations and had their best month of the year. If it is confusing that one player moved up in the rankings while […]

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7/31 Recap: Mariners Attack Zach, Win Series

Roster Update: The trade deadline was today at 4 PM and the Indians were not silent this season. After Justin Masterson was traded to the Cardinals yesterday, Asdrubal Cabrera was moved to the Nationals today in exchange for minor league infielder, Zach Walters. Both Masterson and Cabrera will be free agents by the end of […]

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7/30 Recap: Kluber At His Best Yet, Usurps the King

Roster Update: Prior to the game, the Indians finally made a trade deadline move, although it may not have been the one the fans wanted. Justin Masterson was sent to St. Louis (as soon as he’s off the DL) in exchange for AA outfielder, James Ramsey, a player considered the Cardinals sixth best prospect and […]

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7/29 Recap: Indians Hitters & Pitchers Both Come Up Short

Player of the Game The Indians LOOGY turned long reliever tonight as Nick Hagadone threw 2.1 innings, striking out three and allowing just one hit. Hagadone came in for Trevor Bauer in the fifth and the Indians needed a few scoreless innings just to keep things within reaching distance. His one hit allowed was triple […]

This Week In Tribe: 7/29-8/3

If the past week and a half were perfectly set up for the Indians to regain ground in the AL Central, this week is set up for them to make a move on the Wild Card. They may have faltered against Kansas City, losing three of four, but are still well within both races. Starting […]

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07/27 Recap: To Save A Series, You Need Heros.

Player of the Game: Carlos Santana is trying to become a legend in Cleveland. He had his second mutli-HR game of the series this afternoon as the Indians routed the Royals 10-3. For Santana, he now has three HR’s in his last five games. In his past 13 plate appearances, Carlos Santana has 1 1 walks, […]

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Consistantly Inconsistant. Part Deux.

Player of the Game Carlos Santana, as much as this hurts for me to say, is continuing to punish the ball- and this trend continued tonight. This followed his big night at the dish Tuesday, when he went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored while blasting his 15th home run of the year […]

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7/24 Recap: Kluber Almost Perfect, Raburn the Opposite

Player of the Game For the second straight game, Corey Kluber pitched into the ninth and struck out ten. There will be more on him later as he was the only positive aspect of the game for the Indians tonight. Kluber completed nine, but a lack of offense kept him away from the win as […]

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NicK Swing & Misser

Photo provided by the AP. The pride of Ohio State and President of BrOhio, Nick Swisher has finally had a hot streak to make his bros proud, raising his average from a season low of .192 on June 30th to .215 on July 22. Even more impressively, raising his terrible slugging percent of .316 to […]

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7/23 Recap: Danny Beats Carlos in Three Game Battle of Santanas

Roster Update: For the fifth straight day, the Indians have made a roster move, today, advancing Jose Ramirez to give the Indians extra depth with Asdrubal Cabrera out with injury. T.J. House was sent down to make room, as detailed earlier on BurningRiverBaseball.com. Player of the Game Jose Ramirez was not just called up today, […]

How Cabrera’s Back Will Affect the Indians

As, Khia once said, “my neck, my back” and that appears to be the problem with the Indians’ short stop. Asdrubal Cabrera left Monday’s game in the second inning with back spasms and was kept out of the next game as well with Terry Francona stating he was still “locked up.” With the possibility that […]

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7/22 Recap: Salazar Good Enough in Return, Santana Great

Roster Update: For the third straight day, the Indians brought a pitcher up from AAA to start and this time it was Danny Salazar. Reliever C.C. Lee was sent down to make room, giving the Indians a much more typical eight man bullpen. Player of the Game Carlos Santana did it all tonight, reaching base […]

One Through Nine, One Game At A Time

The Indians once had a manager who made the team’s mantra for one season “one through nine, one game at a time.” That manager would have loved the current incarnation of the Indians offense. Unlike his offense from 2003 through 2009, the Indians don’t depend on one or two players who were expected to hit […]

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7/21 Recap: Tribe Waits To Long & Loses To Twins

Roster Update: As expected, the Indians brought T.J. House back from AAA to make tonight’s start and, unlike Zach McAllister, he will likely stay on the 25 man roster for more than a day. To make room for House, rookie reliever Austin Adams was sent back to AAA after allowing runs in both of his […]

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