DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 26:  Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians singles against the Detroit Tigers during the fifth inning at Comerica Park on September 26, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Santana scored on a double by Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

9/26 Recap: Indians Clinch Central Title in Detroit

Player of the Game After hitting safely in just two of his last eight games and getting not getting on base multiple times in a game since September 11th, Roberto Perez made his own luck with three hits in four at bats. His biggest hit was a solo home run in the seventh, but he […]


Pitch Like a Pro – Leo Mazzone & Jim Rosenthal

Breaking things up for the Burning River Book Club this month, rather than looking at history, advanced stats or even fiction, we’ve got a how to book from a ghost of the Indians past, Leo Mazzone. The book is entitled Pitch Like a Pro and was written by both Mazzone and Jim Rosenthal and brings […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Brandon Guyer #6 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI double to score Carlos Santana #41(not pictured) against the Detroit Tigers in the second inning at Progressive Field on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

9/20 Recap: Tribe Beats KC at their Old Game With Strong Defense, Bullpen

Roster Update: In likely the final roster update until the play-offs, the Indians added Adam Plutko to the active roster, largely to help out with Carlos Carrasco now out for the season with a broken hand. At the moment, the Indians are not planning on using Plutko until Saturday, which is a scheduled bullpen start […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 17: Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after being hit by a line drive by Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Progressive Field on September 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

9/17 Recap: Tribe Bullpen Pitches Shut Out as Indians Walk Off in 11

Player of the Game With two innings pitched, three strike outs and no batters reaching base, Andrew Miller will accept this award on behalf of the entire Indians bullpen. Feathers Up The worst thing that could have possibly happened in this game, Carlos Carrasco getting hurt before an out was recorded, happened and the Indians […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 16: Jason Kipnis #22 celebrates with Mike Napoli #26 of the Cleveland Indians after both scored on a homer by Napoli during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field on September 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

9/16 Recap: Sloppy Defense & Mike Napoli Move Magic Number to 9

Injury Updates: As mentioned in the post-game last night, Yan Gomes was hit by a pitch in the hand during the AA Akron Rubberducks play-off game on Wednesday. His x-rays came back positive and he has a broken wrist. While the Indians haven’t announced a recovery time table, the normal the recovery time for a […]

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 15:  Michael Martinez #1 of the Cleveland Indians slides into second base beating a tag by Tim Anderson #12 of the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a game at U.S. Cellular Field on September 15, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

9/15 Recap: Tribe Drops Series To Chicago With Walk-Off Loss

Player of the Game Mike Clevinger had his second straight solid start and, in fact, it was almost identical to his last appearance. He went four innings, struck out three, allowed just three hits and a walk and his only run allowed was a solo home run by Jose Abreu. He has increased his pitch […]

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: at U.S. Cellular Field on September 13, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

9/13 Recap: Tribe Drops Second Straight Blow Out in Chicago

Player of the Game While they didn’t all come in Cleveland, Brandon Guyer was hit by a pitch for the 30th time this season, on his way to what will likely be his second consecutive season leading the league in the most painful stat. The Indians team record is 20 by Ryan Garko in 2007, […]

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 12: Avisail Garcia #26 of the Chicago White Sox is safe at home as Roberto Perez #55 of the Cleveland Indians makes a late tag during the second inning on September 12, 2016 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

9/12 Recap: Sox Score in Every Inning & Then Some

Injury Update: Danny Salazar was removed from his last start early due to a sore right forearm and he has been diagnosed with a strained flexor tendon. He is expected to miss 3-4 weeks, effectively ending his regular season. Player of the Game In an otherwise dismal game, Mike Napoli added a little interest late […]


All-Time Indians: John Lowenstein

Name: John Lee Lowenstein Position: LF, 2B, 3B, RF, DH, CF, 1B & SS Tribe Time: 1970-1977 Number: 29   DOB: 01/27/1947 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1974) 140 508 65 123 14 2 8 48 165 53 85 […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 09: Danny Salazar #31 of the Cleveland Indians delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on September 9, 2016 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

9/9 Recap: Salazar Struggles, but Bullpen Saves the Day

Player of the Game Mike Napoli will lead the highlight reel from this game, but it was Lonnie Chisenhall who was the team’s top offensive performer. He only had three at bats and just one hit, but it was a big one, scoring two with a double then scoring himself right after. Feathers Up The […]