The 2014 Winter Meetings Begin!

Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings begin today, the annual time of year that they owners, GM’s and other important personnel get together to discuss changes in the game of baseball. This year, there are a few major topics the group will likely cover, including the change of pace rules tried out in the Arizona Fall […]

Burning River Radio 3.1: Who is Kevin Gall?

Burning River Radio is back after a long break and is as mediocre as ever. BurningRiverBaseball.com’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 […]

Indians 2015 Hall of Fame Hopefuls

The 2015 Hall of Fame class will be stacked with some of the greatest players in all of baseball history, although very few are former Cleveland Indians. Depending on how patronizing the BBWAA voters decide to be, Craig Biggio (3rd year), Randy Johnson (1st), Pedro Martinez (1st) and John Smoltz (1st) should all be in […]

Tribe Targets: Kendrys Morales

The rumors are starting up again and with Chase Headley apparently off the table, the Indians have lowered their standards to a familiar name, former Mariner, Twin, Mariner and Angel Kendrys Morales. Morales was one of the qualifying offer pariahs last season, as after he declined the Mariners qualifying offer of more than $11M for […]

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All-Time Indians: Doc Johnston

Name: Wheeler Roger Johnston Position: First Base Nick Name: Doc     Tribe Time: 1912-1914, 1918-1921 DOB: 09/09/1887 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1920) 147 535 68 156 24 10 2 71 28 32 13 .333 .385 .292 .718 Career 721 2557 […]

Does a Rolling Tribe Gather Moss?

The Indians are obviously looking for an upgrade at the DH spot in the lineup, first kicking the tires on Chase Headley, then Kendrys Morales and they are now rumored to be interested in the Oakland Athletics Brandon Moss. It won’t be hard to improve over the Indians performance at DH in 2014 as Nick […]

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The Ten Worst Cleveland Indians Tragedies

Over their history, the Cleveland Indians franchise has been one of the least successful, winning just two World Series titles, but more importantly, have been one of the most tragic. More than any other team in any other sport (or at least is would seem so), the Indians have had to deal with terrible events […]

2015 Goodyear

Good Times in Goodyear

With single game Spring Training tickets going on sale December 6th, there is no better time to start planning your trip to sunny Goodyear, Arizona. With Ohio sitting under a blanket of snow since mid-November, there is no place better for the Ohio native to go than the Spring Training home of the Cleveland Indians […]

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All-Time Indians: Eddie Murray

Name: Eddie Clarence Murray Position: Designated Hitter Nick Name: Steady Eddie Number: 33 Tribe Time: 1994-1996 DOB: 02/24/1956 Accolades: Hall of Fame (2003) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1995) 113 436 68 141 21 0 21 82 39 65 5 […]

Circling The Central: November 2014 Edition

After a full month of off-season, things certainly have been busy in the American League Central Division. For those who missed it, we’ll get you caught up in the roster moves of each of the AL Central teams starting with your Cleveland Indians. Cleveland Indians The Indians have been relatively silent to this point, not […]

Tribe Targets: Justin Masterson

If Chris Antonetti’s career could be described in one term it would be bargain shopper. Since becoming the Indians’ GM, Antonetti has been scouring the free agent market and making deals at every turn in an effort to make the Indians the best possible team at the lowest possible price. One of these decisions came back […]

Tribe Targets: Allen Craig

If the first few weeks of the baseball off-season have taught us anything, it’s that the Boston Red Sox are willing to spend a lot of money in an attempt to rebuild themselves into playoff contenders for 2015. Earlier this week the Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval four year deals, with Ramirez’ […]

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All-Time Indians: Allie Reynolds

Name: Allie Pierce Reynolds Position: Starting Pitcher     Number: 21 Tribe Time: 1942-1946 DOB: 02/10/1917 Stats W L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1943) 11 12 3.00 34 21 11 3 198.2 140 66 3 109 151 1.26 .191 Career 51 47 3.31 139 […]

Analyzing the Indians 2015 Schedule

While Opening Day is still more than four months away, the Indians are already selling season tickets with Home Opener tickets going on sale soon. While some game times are yet to be announced, we now know the schedule and can give it a deeper look to see what the Indians will have in store […]

BookClub

The Physics of Baseball – Robert Adair, Ph.D.

We head back to the lab for this edition of the Burning River Book Club as we take a look into The Physics of Baseball by Robert K. Adair, Ph.D. While this is an older book, originally penned in 1990, it has since been updated multiple times as can be seen by references to some players if […]

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