8/30 Recap: Indians 2 – Tigers 7

Roster Update: In addition to the trade for Jason Kubel (further analysis of which can be found here), the Indians also signed former Indians starting catcher Kelly Shoppach today and sent him to AAA Columbus. These are exciting and desperate times around the wigwam. Player of the Game Showing just how bad the Indians offense […]

8/29 Recap: Indians 1 – Braves 3

Roster Update: Although he was not on the 25 man roster, the $7 million that he was paid to allow ten home runs in four games makes this noteworthy. The Indians released Brett Myers today, allowing him to test the free agent waters to see if any GMs around baseball have a drinking problem. Player […]

8/28 Game Recap: Indians 2 – Braves 3

Roster Moves: The Indians finally placed Ryan Raburn on the disabled list for his injured calf, a move that is retroactive to August 19th although it should have been made at least four days prior to that. Raburn has not played in consecutive games since August 8th, limiting an already shrunken bench even further. Had […]

8/27 Recap: Indians 0 – Braves 2

Player of the Game Carlos Carrasco pitched two perfect innings tonight, enough to win the Player of the Game in a game where the Indians were shut out. Carrasco struck out two, equaling the total output of the rest of the bullpen combined. It is his third award of the season and his second as […]

8/25 Recap: Twins 1 – Indians 3

Player of the Game Despite being in just about constant trouble from doubles and errors, Scott Kazmir managed to expertly navigate today's start, allowing just a single run on a surprise bunt in the fifth inning. Kazmir was visibly tiring in the late innings, but still managed to strike out the last batter he faced, […]

8/24 Recap: Twins 2 – Indians 7

Player of the Game Jason Kipnis still leads the team in Player of the Game wins, but has been kept away from the award for almost 20 games. He earned it tonight, however, with a two run home run of his own after scoring on Carlos Santana's two run shot. Kipnis also walked later in […]

8/23 Recap: Twins 5 – Indians 1

Player of the Game Ubaldo Jimenez settled down after the first two innings, retiring 11 batters in a row and striking out a season high ten batters in total. Interestingly enough, Jimenez didn't allow a single until the sixth inning when his out streak was broken. He ended up holding the Twins to a very […]

8/21 Recap: Indians 3 – Angels 1

Player of the Game Justin Masterson was back to his old ways tonight, although he was still a little wild. The Indians ace went 6.2 innings and allowed just a single run. He did walk four batters, but only allowed five hits and struck out seven, limiting the Angels opportunities. The win was his team […]

8/20 Recap: Indians 4 – Angels 1

Player of the Game Drew Stubbs gave the Indians the victory in the 14th inning with a two run home run that won him the Player of the Game. Stubbs also walked earlier in the game while going 1-5. Danny Salazar came in a close second, despite pitching less than half of the game. He […]

8/19 Recap: Indians 5 – Angels 2

Player of the Game Zach McAllister had another typical game, throwing 6.1 innings and allowing just a single run. His fast ball was working well for strike outs early (he retired four batters this way), but his real friend was the double play. The Indians turned three behind the sinker-baller, but only two were of […]

8/18 Recap: Indians 3 – Athletics 7

Player of the Game With a solo home run, Ryan Raburn provided the Indians first run of the game. Raburn was lifted for a pinch-hitter after going 1-3, but still had a high enough POG score (2.99) to beat out Jason Kipnis (2.73) and Carlos Santana (1.99). Feathers Up Jason Kipnis continues to be the […]

8/17 Recap: Indians 7 – Athletics 1

Player of the Game Ubaldo Jimenez had amazing stuff as the starting pitcher for the Indians tonight, striking out eight in 5.2 innings while allowing just a single hit and run. The hit was to his final batter of the game as he went the first five innings pitching no-hit baseball. With the win he […]

8/16 Recap: Indians 2 – Athletics 3

Player of the Game Nick Swisher reached base safely in three of five at bats tonight and was responsible for both the Indians runs. He scored the first run when he was able to score from first on a Carlos Santana single (and Josh Reddick error) and knocked in the second with a single in […]

8/14 Recap: Indians 9 at Twins 8

Player of the Game Jason Giambi reached base three times today (an oddity for a player batting .190), the final time being on a three run game tying home run. Giambi also singled earlier in the game and scored for a final POG score of 7.18. Feathers Up Mike Aviles picked up his teammates in […]

8/13 Recap: Indians 5 – Twins 2

Player of the Game Zach McAllister was his dominant old self again tonight, throwing six innings, keeping the Twins to just a single earned run. McAllister struck out six, and had that swing and miss pitch when he needed it most, striking out the last two batters he faced with a runner on third. Overall, […]