GOODYEAR, AZ - FEBRUARY 19:   Ty Van Burkleo #29 of the Cleveland Indians poses during MLB photo day at the Goodyear Ballpark on February 19, 2013 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Breaking Up the Gang: Why Ty Van Burkleo Should be Removed

Personally, I have never been on to reach for a scape goat or ask for the head of a coach of any kind. In general, the players on the field are responsible for their own actions and when some coaches in recent Indians history have been let go, I have thought it was too early […]

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Tribe Time Now Weekend Update: Can’t Score? Run More!

Joe Coblitz (@TheBobToth) from Did The Tribe Win Last Night? got together on a Sunday afternoon to solve all the Indians problems and failed miserably. Of the things they were unable to do becoming more aggressive on the base paths, firing the hitting coach and trading Carlos Santana are included. At least they were able […]

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Weekend Update 6/22: The Will To Win

In order to get an outside perspective on the Indians offensive struggles, Joe (@TWTWSports) for the Weekend Update. The truth may hurt, but it needed to be said. Among the various topics covered in this very special episode were the Indians leader in TWTW (The Will to Win), why Carlos Santana doesn’t have it, what […]

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Minor League Report #5: ‘Tis The Season For Promotions

For this installment of the Minor League Report, Danny Madden (@Danny_Madden) of and Jake Dungan (@MajorLeagueJake) of joined me to discuss Francisco Lindor and Giovanny Urshela‘s potential impact on the Indians the remainder of the season. We also discuss which Lynchburg Hillcats should be making the jump to Akron and whether Erik Gonzalez […]

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Tribe Time Now Ep. 17: Going Deep in the Draft

Joe Coblitz (@RThompAK13) of More Than A Fan: Cleveland for the 17th Tribe Time Now Podcast! Joe and Ryan talk about Jason Kipnis’ AL Player of the Month honors in May, The All-Star Game and it’s archaic voting process, the weirdness and economics of the MLB draft, the upcoming series against Baltimore, and a short segment about the […]

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Weekend Update 5/31: Not Every Prospect Can Be the Next Andy Marte

I am joined this week by Mike Hattery (@CodySlaybaugh) from ESPN 970 on a nice Sunday afternoon to discuss the current winninger ways of the Tribe. In addition to the recent semi-positivity, they cover how the Indians should handle some less than favorable positions in dealing with Jose Ramirez and Michael Bourn and later discuss how […]

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Tribe Time Now Ep 16: Peaks & Valleys

Mike “Miggy” Brandyberry (@RThompAK13) of More than a fan: Cleveland. In this episode, Miggy and Ryan discuss Carlos Santana’s baby girl, the division as she stands now, conclusions from the TEX series, a preview of the SEA series, the curious case of Michael Bourn, and CF replacement options! For those looking to meet the varied hosts […]

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Tribe Time Now Ep #15:

Hayden Grove (@RThompAK13) of More Than A Fan: Cleveland. In this edition, Hayden and Ryan discuss the series finale against Chicago, Jason Kipnis’ fantastic May thus far, when the Indians would consider throwing in the towel, Team building philosophy, the bullpen and much much more! I hope you like Ryan as much as I do, because […]

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Weekend Update 5/17: Winning Out the Season

This week on the Tribe Time Now Weekend Update, I was joined by Indian Baseball Insider’s Jim Berdysz to talk about the previous week in Indians baseball. As expected, Jason Kipnis’ hot streak was hit upon as was the Indians success in finally winning a series. Most importantly, there is an explanation of why Lonnie […]

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Tribe Time Now Episode 14

In this, the most recent episode of Tribe Time Now, Ryan Thompson (@RThompAK13) is joined by Jime Pete (@JimPeteEHC) of Everybody Hates Cleveland and Stanford Crissey of It’s Pronounced Lajaway to discuss Corey Kluber’s wicked 18 K performance, the dichotomy of the top and middle portions of the lineup, Yan Gomes, the bullpens’ woes and […]

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Weekend Update #5: The Twins Don’t Suck

Another weekend has come and gone and with it, another weekend update. This time, I was joined by Bob Toth (@TheBobToth on twitter) from Did the Tribe Win Last Night. The discussion began with some analysis of recent performances including Danny Salazar‘s tremendous start, Jason Kipnis‘ turnaround and Zach Walters‘ falters. The title itself stems […]