2014 Pre-Season Predictions Revisited

Every year the crew at Burning River Baseball makes a few predictions about the things that will occur during the season and every year, we own up to our terrible mistakes. This year, in addition to the three regular writers of Burning River Baseball, we added in Cody Slaybaugh, host of the Sports Report on […]

BRR2.25: Minor Musings & Major Attendance Issues

Joe & Mike bring you another edition of Indians talk, this time focusing on the success of almost every Indians minor league affiliate. We may not be able to pronounce their names correctly, but will give these deserving players their due anyway. In addition, we delve further into the Indians attendance problem as the city seems […]

BurningRiverRadio 2.23: Big Bad Tribe

With another deadline approaching, Joe & Mike discuss the current state of the Tribe and who, if anyone should be called up when rosters expand (for the article mentioned in the show, click here). Tyler Holt and Zach Walters were two young players who have recently made an impact and they are not ignored either. […]

BRR 2.23: Why We’ll Never Be Royals

In this very offensive version of Burning River Radio, Joe and Mike talk about why the Royals are the top team in the AL Central and the Tigers and Indians aren’t. Included in this extensive talk about pitching are our choices of who should fill out the Tribe rotation for the rest of the season, […]

Burning River Baseball on The Sports Report

Instead of a new Burning River Radio this week, we bring you my appearance on The Sports Report on ESPN 970 in Ashtabula from last week. Cody Slaybaugh and Jordan Whetson are live from 4-6 PM weekdays on AM 970 in the 440. If you weren’t listening live (what else could you possibly have been […]

BRR 2.22: Burning River Radio Goes Number 2

In an unforeseen twist, Joe & Mike discuss the greatness of the Yankee captain and why it matters to the Indians. That leads into a discussion of another all time great, who may, or may not be worthy of an equal amount of honor. We debate, we decide. Sorry for the abrupt ending, but we […]

BRR 2.21: Cleveland’s Power Trio, Johnny Football, Bronny Basketball & Clint

Everyone wants to know where LeBron James is going to go and only Burning River Baseball has the scoop (don’t worry, it’s a short discussion). Also included, Indians All-Star snubs, possible trade candidates and why Carlos Santana is Carlos Santana. Seriously, we know who LeBron is signing with and what would have happened if Justin […]

Burning River Radio 2.20: Blue Loves Red

The Indians are on a hot streak, winning four of their last five, so we try to keep things positive. Because of this, we avoid talking about certain first basemen and stick to players that can actually hit. Also included is a bit of a preview for the upcoming series with Detroit and a game […]

Burning River Radio 2.19: Texas Sized

Lay back and listen to the smooth sounds of Burning River Radio. Joe and Mike will tickle your eardrums with delightful tales of Texas wins and Kansas City losses. Make sure to remember the greatness of Lonnie Chisenhall and his magical game as we work to find a way to get Jason Giambi off the […]

Burning River Radio 2.18: Drafting the Next Michael Aubrey

Joe & Mike cover the past, present and future from High School to the pros, then back down to Independent ball. Included is the first day of draft picks by the Cleveland Indians during the 2014 Amateur Draft starting with Bradley Zimmer. Also discussed is the proper way to build a baseball team with the […]

Burning River Radio 2.18: To Be the Best, You Have to #BeatDetroit

Another exciting week of Indian baseball has come to a close and Joe and Mike are here to tell you all about it. Since we last left you, the Indians have played a ton of innings, had some injuries and there have been heroes on both sides. In addition to what has already happened, we […]

Burning River Radio 2.17: Giambi Rides Again

Joe & Mike discuss the return of Jason Giambi, Trevor Bauer and Justin Sellers and try to keep things as cordial as possible. Also, why does Nick Swisher suck, why are the Tigers a more fun opponent than the A’s and what is the best type of cream based soup? You’ll never know the answers […]

Burning River Radio: 2.16

It was a light week in Indians baseball, so this episode focuses on the current Major League standings and what they mean for the Indians, teams like the Rays and players like Asdrubal Cabrera. Also covered is the Tribe’s current injury front, including who is most likely to depart when Jason Giambi comes back from […]

Burning River Radio 2.15

Burning River Radio gets political with a discussion about the upcoming vote for issue seven in Cleveland. Of course, before that, there is the normal talk about the last week in Indians baseball, including the record setting Sunday and the current injury situation with plenty of Giambi trashing. If you have a comment on the […]

Burning River Radio 2.14

The Indians are in a slump and we don’t really want to talk about it, but what else is there. Instead of focusing on the negative, we give solutions to a few of the Indians problems, discuss the importance of Carlos Carrasco moving to the bullpen and how the team will turn things around in […]