CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 18:  Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI single scoring Carlos Santana #41 (not pictured) against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning at Progressive Field on August 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

8/18 Recap: Tribe Walks Off to Win Second Straight Series

Player of the Game It won’t get the attention of his last appearance because he didn’t start and it wasn’t against his former club, but Mike Clevinger had the second best outing of his young career tonight against Chicago. Coming in to start the third, Clevinger allowed just two hits, an infield single in the […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JULY 31: Mike Napoli #26 of the Cleveland Indians hits a two run home run during the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Progressive Field on July 31, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Mike Napoli

Indians Hitting Them Out Like it’s 1999

For a generation of Indians fans, home runs were an expectation. Anyone who started watching the game in the 1990’s saw Albert Belle break the team single season record with 50 in 1995 and three players break the career mark that had been held by Earl Averill since May 1st 1932 when he hit his […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 17: Staring pitcher Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field on August 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

8/17 Recap: Defense Fails Tribe, Sox Win in 9th

Roster Update: Josh Tomlin was placed on the family emergency list prior to the game. At the moment, he is expected to return before his next start on August 20th. While no corresponding move was officially made today, Danny Salazar will be added in that spot on the 25 man roster prior to tomorrow’s game. […]

Gabriel Mejia

‘Fast Mejia’ Adds Bite To Baseball

Have you ever turned on Animal Planet and sat in awe at how fast a cheetah is? Or stumbled upon Shark Week and can’t even fathom how quick a Great White shoots from the water? When either is on the move, all eyes are on them, waiting for the inevitable teeth to sink in to […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 16: Third baseman Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians throws out Omar Narvaez #38 of the Chicago White Sox at first to end the top of the fourth inning at Progressive Field on August 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

8/16 Recap: Kluber Strong, Tribe gets the W

Player of the Game Corey Kluber threw five shut out innings tonight before giving up one run on a solo home run for Justin Morneau in the sixth. He struck out seven while allowing seven hits and two walks and earning the win. Feathers Up With the impressive power numbers the Indians have put up […]

Baseball & Brews

Baseball and Who? (Glenn!)

This week on CLEbaseball&brews Brad (@BradWojdyla) and I are joined by WTAM 1100’s own Glenn Forbes (@GlennForbes1)! The three of us chat about Michael Brantley being out for the rest of the season and why it’s a good thing (and why Gomes should be sat too). Also, Josh Tomlin and Abraham Almonte: what do they […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 17: Tyler Naquin #30 of the Cleveland Indians watches after hitting a solo home run against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on July 17, 2016 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Indians defeated the Twins 6-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tyler Naquin’s Success Depends On Trouble With The Heater

Trouble? What trouble? Tyler Naquin is hitting .314 with a .972 OPS on the season. He just had three hits, including a game tying double helping to finish off the sweep of the Los Angeles Angels over the weekend. What could he possibly need to fix This piece was planned before Naquin’s three-hit Sunday performance. […]

Recap

8/15 Recap: Tribe Drops Make-Up with Boston 3-2

Player of the Game In the fourth inning, Rajai Davis got the Indians on the board with a lead-off double that gave the Tribe a short lived 1-0 lead. He added to that with a two out double in the 8th to knock in the Indians second run. Both hits went the opposite way as […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 14:  A hot dog mustard mascot dances in the bleachers during a rain delay before the game between the Cleveland Indians and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Progressive Field on August 14, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

8/14 Recap: Tribe Comes Back to Sweep LA

Player of the Game Jered Weaver was the perfect opponent for the Tribe’s Tyler Naquin, who has recently been struggling with Major League heat. Against the much slower veteran, Naquin went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a run and the RBI that chased Miller from the game in the sixth. He had a double […]

ATI

All-Time Indians: John Clarkson

Name: John Gibson Clarkson Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1892-1894 DOB: 07/01/1861 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP Best Season (1892) 17 10 .630 2.55 29 28 27 1 243.1 235 69 4 72 91 1.26 Spiders Career 41 37 .526 3.78 87 81 71 […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 13: Mike Clevinger #52 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the first inning at Progressive Field on August 13, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mike Clevinger

8/13 Recap: Clevinger & Friends One Hit Angels

Player of the Game Aided by some really fantastic defense, Mike Clevinger put together his best game of his short Major League career. The rookie right hander walked four and allowed just one hit through 5.2 innings with just one run coming across to score. Clevinger struck out three despite what was an incredibly small strike zone. […]

Conor Marab

This Is Next Year: The Fallout From The Trade Deadline

DSL Indians by Joe Coblitz It was another poor week for the DSL Indians and, while record is not particularly important at this or any other minor league level, their 1-5 week and 23-36 season have been indicative of their performance as a team. There were few players of note as the top DSL pitcher, […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 12: Rajai Davis #20 of the Cleveland Indians dives back to first base on a pickoff attempt during the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Progressive Field on August 12, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

8/12 Recap: Indians Run Wild On Skaggs

Player of the Game On a night filled with offense, Jose Ramirez stood out from the pack as he continues to have a breakout year. He ended the night going 3-5 with a home run, two RBI’s and three stolen bases. The diminutive Dominican extended his hitting streak to 16 games, while also raising his […]

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