Indians Arguments: 2012 Team Predictions

In an effort to show how wrong we can be, Burning River Baseball presents our predictions for the Cleveland Indians 2012 season. 

Team Leaders Joe Jen 2011
Batting Average Jason Kipnis Asdrubal Cabrera Asdrubal Cabrera, .273
Home Runs Carlos Santana Carlos Santana Carlos Santana, 27
RBI Travis Hafner Shin-Soo Choo Asdrubal Cabrera, 92
Wins Justin Masterson Justin Masterson Masterson, Josh Tomlin, 12
Strikeouts Justin Masterson Ubaldo Jimenez Justin Masterson, 158
ERA Josh Tomlin Justin Masterson Justin Masterson, 3.21
Team Awards
MVP Shin-Soo Choo Shin-Soo Choo Asdrubal Cabrera
Rookie of the Year Nick Hagadone Zach McAllister Vinnie Pestano
Comeback Player Trevor Crowe Travis Hafner Jim Thome

We will revisit these predictions with the results when the season ends. Look out for the all MLB coming next Saturday.

Joseph Coblitz

About Joseph Coblitz

Joseph is the primary writer and editor of and has been since its inception in 2011. He also writes for The Outside Corner and the Comeback and hosts the Tribe Time Now podcast. He is a graduate of the University of Akron and currently resides in Goodyear, Arizona the Spring Training home of the Cleveland Indians. Follow on twitter @BurningRiverBB