HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 09:  Nick Hagadone #50 of the Cleveland Indians pitches in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 9, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Indians Arguments: To Go For The No-No Or Not

The Indians nearly accomplished something on Thursday afternoon they had not in 34 years: throw a no-hitter. It would have been a combined no-hitter using four pitchers but one nonetheless. The last team no-hitter? Lenny Barkers perfect game. It would not come to pass, however. A solo home-run from Jed Lowrie with one out off […]

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Tribe Time Now Ep. 9

We’re back again as I joined Ryan Thompson again on Wednesday night for another hour of Tribe talk. Topics covered include what the BurningRiverBaseball twitter handle is (it’s @BRBBlog), the value of Ryan Raburn and what should be done about him and whether mini-Carlos is the official Tribe Time Now mascot or not. Of course, […]

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Tribe Time Now Roundtable #2

Although we were physically at a round table this time (my desk is kind of an L shape), the Tribe Time Now crew got together for the second group podcast of the 2015 season on April 1st. This time around, discussion largely encompassed recent roster moves including the formation of the starting rotation and the […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22:  "Slugerrr" the Kansas City Royals mascot performs during Game Two of the 2014 World Series against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Burning River Predicts the Future: American League Edition

A few days ago, the BurningRiverBaseball staff brought you our picks for the best of the best in Cleveland Baseball for 2015. This time around, we are expanding to predict the future of the American League in 2015 including major award winners, play-off teams, World Series teams and the full standings of the AL Central. […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 26: Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Progressive Field on September 26, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Burning River Predicts the Future: 2015 Indians Edition

Every year the staff at incorrectly predicts who they think will be the Indians statistical leaders by the end of the season as well as the winners of the Burning River Awards given out at the end of the year. Proving how impossible it is to predict, very rarely do we get things right, […]

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Tribe Time Now Episode 3

In the third episode of More Than A Fan Cleveland’s Tribe Time Now podcast, it was Ryan Thompson and Joe Coblitz again for another hour of Indians brilliance. We discussed some of last week’s round table, especially the constant optimism of everyone in Cleveland and the changes within the AL Central. Michael Brantley and Carlos […]

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Tribe Time Now Episode 2

For the second episode of Tribe Time Now, Burning River Baseball’s Kevin Gall joined the rest of the cast for the first full panel episode of the new Indians based podcast. Joining Gall (@kgall216 on twitter) is host Ryan Thompson from More Than a Fan Cleveland (@RthompAK13), Hayden Grove from Indians Baseball Insider (@H_Grove), Mike Brandyberry […]

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Tribe Time Now Episode 1

Burning River Baseball has joined up with the More Than A Fan Network and many other Cleveland Indians based websites to create the Tribe Time Now Podcast. For the first ever episode, I joined host Ryan Thompson of MTAF (@_TribeTimeNow for updates to all episodes.

Burning River Radio 3.3: BRR Gets Shifty

With a new baseball season getting ready to begin, Joe and Mike discuss the changes to the Indians, Progressive Field and the commissioners office. More directly, they get deep into the possible measures that will be taken to increase offense and decrease game time (two polar opposite goals), offering more solutions and problems than may […]

Burning River Radio 3.2: Big Bad John

Another week and another guest host as this time new contributor John Hutchison joins me on the show. It has been a big couple of weeks for the Indians and we discuss the two big moves, the trade for Brandon Moss and the signing of Gavin Floyd. In the middle of all that is a […]

Burning River Radio 3.1: Who is Kevin Gall?

Burning River Radio is back after a long break and is as mediocre as ever.’s newest writer, Kevin Gall, joined me to discuss baseball’s hot stove season. Among the topics covered were the possible trades for Brandon Moss and Allen Craig as well as what to do with the dead weight in Nick Swisher […]

Cleveland’s Forgotten Championship

With the World Series come and gone again, it brings up memories of the Indians past great contests. Of these, the Indians have won just two 1948 and 1920 of which Tribe fans should be well versed. It is often commented on the city’s tragic lack of world titles with the last coming in 1964 […]

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. […]