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Initial Analysis Of The Indians 2014 Draft Picks

It has only been three months since the Indians picks in the 2014 amateur draft were selected and even less time since they signed and joined their minor league squads, but already some have stood out. While the best performers were generally those taken at the top of the draft, there have been a few […]

This Week In Tribe 9/15-21: On The Road Again

The Indians had a golden opportunity last week with a make or break series against Detroit and they broke, losing five of seven games. At this point, Cleveland would have to essentially win every game for the rest of the season to make the play-offs and even that may not be enough. While there is […]

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9/14 Recap: Not a Replay, Shaw Blows Another As Tigers Sweep

Player of the Game The Indians attempted a small comeback in the ninth and it was spurred by the Tribe’s top player all season. Michael Brantley lead off the inning with his second hit of the game, then scored on a Carlos Santana double. Brantley also stole a base and knocked in a run when […]

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9/13 Recap: Shaw Blows Season

Player of the Game Michael Brantley took a note from Carlos Santana with a two run home run to right in the first inning that gave the Indians the early lead. He added another hit in the eight with a single, but it was the home run that provided the majority of the Indians scoring. […]

Indians & Fans Coming Up Short In Play-Off Push

The Indians just got off their longest home stretch of the season (11 games), having a chance to take their .600 home winning percentage and make a real move on the Royals and Tigers, who played each other, and the Mariners in the play-off race. They, in fact, did the absolute minimum possible to stick around, […]

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9/12 Recap: Price Too High For Indians As Detroit Rolls

Player of the Game Ryan Raburn was pretty much the only who did anything offensively for the Tribe tonight, although his defense did cost the team a run. It was a Raburn solo home run in the second that scored the only Indians run of the night and his single in his next at bat […]

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9/11 Game 2 Recap: The House Always Wins, Indians Sweep Double Header

Player of the Game Kluber was impressive in the first game, but T.J. House was even better in the rematch. House gave up just four hits, two of which were eliminated by double plays, no walks and struck out eight. In addition to allowing less hits and striking out more than Kluber, House didn’t give […]

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9/11 Game 1 Recap: Offense Backs Up Kluber, He Returns Favor

Player of the Game Corey Kluber did more than his share of work in trying for a sweep of the double header today, pitching 8.1 innings and allowing just two runs. The first run scored in the first inning on a double and a single, then Kluber allowed just one more hit over the next […]

Lots to Like About Surging Cleveland Indians

It was looking like the 2014 MLB season would finish in mediocre fashion for the Cleveland Indians. When their August 12 date with the Colorado Rockies was called due to rain, the Tribe owned a middling 59-59 record, good for third place in the AL Central, five games back of the surging Kansas City Royals, […]

Oh, Dickerson, We Hardly Knew Ye

As mentioned in the post game report last night, the Indians have demoted Chris Dickerson in what was a very oddly timed move. Dickerson was originally purchased from the Tigers in July to help with outfield depth after injuries to Michael Bourn and Nyjer Morgan really thinned things out. When he initially joined the club, […]

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Top Ten Prospects for September 2014

The minor league season has come to a close and the Indians farm system was incredibly successful with the Clippers, RubberDucks, Captains and AZL Indians all making the play-offs and the Indians winning the their championship and Lake County currently battling in their own championship series. In order to be that great there has to have […]

9/9 Recap: Poor Inning Costs Bauer & Tribe Series Opener

Roster Update: In an unusual move, the Indians have sent outfielder Chris Dickerson down to AAA, despite the fact that rosters have expanded and the Clippers are done playing baseball for the year. Dickerson had helped the team a lot over the past few months, playing above average defense on a very poor defensive team […]

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A One-Game Beating

Player of the Game Lonnie Chisenhall wins this afternoon’s nod. He accounted for all three Indians runs with a two-run home run in the fifth inning and an RBI single in the sixth that pulled the Indians to within 6-3 at the time. Feathers Up Chisenhall temporarily put the Indians back into contention with a two-run […]

9/8 Recap: Angels Take Quick Sweep in Cleveland

Player of the Game Providing nearly all of the Indians offense, Lonnie Chisenhall took today’s honors. Chisenhall accounted for all 3 Tribe runs with a 2-run home run in the 5th inning and an RBI single in the 6th. Feathers Up Even though the Tribe pitching staff gave up 12 runs, at least all of those […]

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