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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians pitches in the third inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

This Week In Tribe: Turning Around the Central 4/20-26

The Cleveland Indians will conclude their nine-game road trip this week with a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox and then wrap the week up with another trio of games against Detroit before heading home.   Trevor Bauer (2-0) takes the mound on April 20 at 8:10 p.m. against lefty John Danks (0-2) to […]

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This Week In Tribe: Trying to Get Beyond Yan

The Cleveland Indians will look to regroup from a rough home opening series against their perennial nemesis Detroit.   The Tigers completed a three-game sweep at Progressive Field that took a lot of the wind out of the Tribe’s sails, especially with news Yan Gomes suffered an MCL sprain and is expected to miss at […]

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Spring Training Opening Day!

Another milestone in the race for the regular season will be passed today as the Cleveland Indians will play their first official Spring Training game against the Cincinnati Reds. Since the two teams share the stadium, they will play the entire first series against each other, despite the fact that no other team will play […]

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This Week In Tribe 9/22-28: One Last Chance

The Indians are down to their final six (plus three outs) games of the season and by some miracle of luck, have not been eliminated from play-off contention yet. Not only that, they now have their destiny in their own control, as much as is possible at this point of the season. There are three teams […]

This Week In Tribe 9/15-21: On The Road Again

The Indians had a golden opportunity last week with a make or break series against Detroit and they broke, losing five of seven games. At this point, Cleveland would have to essentially win every game for the rest of the season to make the play-offs and even that may not be enough. While there is […]

This Week In Tribe 9/8-14: Central Division Show Down

The Indians went 4-3 during the past week, losing the more important series with Detroit while winning the lesser with the White Sox. If they would like to have a reasonable chance at the play-offs, they will have to do a little better in the coming week. Things will start off with a make-up of […]

This Week In Tribe 9/1-7: The Amazing Expanding Indians

This week will begin with September first, beginning Terry Francona’s favorite time of year. Not only do the Indians have meaningful baseball left to play, especially this week, but he will finally get the bullpen of his dreams as rosters expand to as many as 40 players. While he has already stated that the 15 […]

This Week In Tribe 8/19-24: Taking It Easy

The past few weeks have seen the Indians face off against a daunting list of play-off contenders. After losing a four game split series against the Reds, Cleveland has won series against both the Yankees (four games back in the Wild Card race) and the Orioles (the leaders in the East) and moved to within […]

This Week in Tribe 8/11-17

As has seemed a microcosm of the Indians season, the Indians ended a four game winning streak with a four game losing streak. The upcoming week in Indians baseball should be a little easier however, as they play just five games in the next seven days. This should be incredibly useful as the team is […]

This Week In Tribe: 7/29-8/3

If the past week and a half were perfectly set up for the Indians to regain ground in the AL Central, this week is set up for them to make a move on the Wild Card. They may have faltered against Kansas City, losing three of four, but are still well within both races. Starting […]

This Week In Tribe 7/18-27: Starting off Central

Starting after the All-Star break, Burning River Baseball will no longer be doing previews for every single series, describing every pitching match up. Instead, there will be a single preview article posted each week on Sunday night that covers the most important topics of the upcoming week. This first edition will come out on a […]

Series Preview: White Sox at Indians 7/11-13

This will be the Indians final series before the All-Star break, but rather than the end of the first half, it is more important as it begins a long stretch against Central Division teams that will go a long way into establishing the order of things in the second half. Including this series, the next […]

Series Preview: Yankees at Indians, Nick Swisher Day Special

It’s Nick Swisher Day here at BroningRiverBaseball.com as his old team, the New York Yankees come into town. The Yankees are playing about .500 baseball and are stuck in third in the East (essentially the same position the Indians are at in the Central), but this series will feature a few high points in addition to […]

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