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Tribe Greats, State by State

Continuing on with the theme established in this article, displaying the first and greatest Cleveland Indian players from each country, Burning River Baseball now brings you the best Cleveland Indian player from every state in the union. Notes: Listed on each state is the top player statistically from that state (considering only time with the […]

Can Carlos Carrasco Repeat His 2014 Success?

By now most of us are aware of the odd journey Carlos Carrasco has taken to this point in his professional career. He came to the Tribe in 2009 as the centerpiece of the trade that sent 2008 Cy Young Award winner, Cliff Lee, to the Philadelphia Phillies. After several less than impressive stints with […]

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All-Time Indians: Bill Armour

Name: William Reginald Armour Position: Manager Tribe Time: 1902-1904 DOB: 09/03/1869 As Manager W L W% Finish     Best Season (1904) 86 65 0.570 4th     Career 232 195 0.543 4th     There has to be a first for everything and for the Cleveland Blues at manager, that first was Jimmy McAleer, […]

Top 10 Games to Rewatch From 2014

Deep into the off-season and still far from the indefatigable optimism of Spring Training, all baseball fans are pining for more of the great sport. There is no time of year more devoid of the horsehide spheroid than the middle of Winter, so Burning River Baseball is here to help. While the Indians season was […]

A Rolling Tribe Does Gather Moss

Sometimes rumors do come true and this time a trade that has been brewing for about a week has finally come to fruition. The move was a rare one for a couple of reasons. First, it involved the Indians sending a prospect to another team for an established player instead of the other way around […]

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All-Time Indians: Jim Bagby, Jr

Name: James Charles Jacob Bagby Jr. Position: Starting Pitcher Number: 17 Tribe Time: 1941-1945 DOB: 09/08/1916 Accolades: 2 Time All-Star (1942-43), Top 25 MVP (1942-43) Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1942) 17 9 .654 2.96 38 35 16 4 270.2 267 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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