All-Time Indians: Top 10 Lists Update 2013

While it may be a surprise to some, there are actually quite a few players on the active Indians roster that have been good enough for long enough to be considered in a historical context. After the 2013, a few changes needed to be made with the Top 10 All-Time Positional Rankings. Short Stops This […]

All-Star Prime 9 Give Away

Major League Baseball is now on iTunes and to celebrate, they are giving up two copies of MLB Prime 9: Heroics to give away to our readers. Here is the announcement from MLB Productions to explain what is going on:  Aside from MLB Bloopers and Prime 9: MLB Heroics, available programming includes The Best of […]

Pure Mellow: Chris Perez Investigated for Drug Possession

Arrested Indians Update: In the wake of the Biogenisis PED scandal, Chris Perez has been busted for a different type of drug. Rocky River police are investigating Chris Perez for allegedly receiving a pound of marijuana in the mail. According to, the penalty for possession in Ohio of up to 1,000 grams (2.2 lb) […]

Debuting the Home Run Tracker!

The Indians are in sole possession of first place! So, as promised, the strike out counter will be converted to a home run counter. Originally, the purpose of the strike out counter was because it looked like the Indians had a chance at breaking the all-time Major League (or at least the American League) record […]

Super Tribe

There is a time for serious baseball analysis and there is a time for silliness. Now is that time. For anyone who wants a poorly made Indians wallpaper for their computer, check out my Flickr account for the original. The Cast: Michael Bourn as the Flash – Signed for his tremendous speed, Bourn has already […]

Player of the Game Update

Since we now have the technology, I've put together a short suplemental episode of Burning River Baseball to help people understand the Player of the Game statistic that is used to decide the Player of the Game for every game as well as to evaluate players for things like our Player Power Rankings. To listen, […]

AthleteXchange vs Fantasy Baseball

Moving outside the norm for this site, we'll put the Indians aside for a moment to talk about an alternative to fantasy baseball. Many baseball fans (and blog readers) spend considerable time evaluating, drafting and playing fantasy baseball throughout the entire season just to be completely out of the running by the All-Star break. Rather […]

Reader Predictions

We here at BurningRiverBaseball are working on our predictions for this year and we'd like to hear what you think. In addition to our three staff writers, we want to know who the average reader thinks will be the team MVP, best pitcher and so on. To do this, we will hold polls (located on […]

How to Get Free Stuff

Have you ever though to yourself, "I really want a new 1904 replica block "C" Indians hat, but can't bring myself to pay for it?" If so, then you are in luck. The Cleveland Indians are holding a ton of giveaways for fans (in addition to all the money they are giving away to Michael […]

Goodyear Ballpark Seating Chart

The Views from Goodyear Ballpark

Spring Training tickets are now on sale so Indians fans can start planning their vacations to sunny Goodyear, Arizona to see their beloved Tribe play. Of course, deciding where to sit can be a challange, so Burning River Baseball is here to help with a visual aid. Here are views from all the major sections […]

Top 50 All-Time Indians

After more than a year, we have just finished the first batch of 50 All-Time Indians articles. As part of this milestone, all previous articles have been updated to include links to other All-Time Indians articles and pictures have been added of the plaques in Heritage Park at Progressive Field. For the most part the […]

2012 Indians Stat Leaders

Every year I make a computer background for the Indians single season leaders. This year 24 stats were split among seven players (four hitters, one starter and two relievers). The overall winner was Shin-Soo Choo with six.

The Suite Life

First off, big thanks go to Erin and Mike of the Cleveland Indians for getting us into the Suite and the Cleveland Indians organization itself for running with such a cool idea. Burning River Baseball spent the the final game of the Indians – Angels series in the Social Suite and had a great time. […]


A quick change for 2012. I will be livetweeting today’s and many other games on Twitter this season, as I did last year. However, I will now do it on the Burning River account, @BRBBlog, rather than my personal account, @jlablitz. I won’t do every game, but will be on for most if anyone wants […]


Burning River has been down for the last day or so, so sorry if anyone has had any difficulty reaching the site. We were thrown back to about a year ago, but it has been fixed now and should be fine from now on. In more site update news, All-Time Indian Bios will be a […]