KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 14:  Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians slides into home plate to score during the 5th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 14, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

6/14 Recap: Shaw Blows Another as Indians Drop 2nd in KC

Player of the Game Josh Tomlin pitched seven innings, struck out five and allowed seven hits without walking any. He allowed just one run on a solo home run which we will go into detail about later on. Feathers Up The Indians didn’t knock around Chris Young like they did last time around, but despite […]

Jason Kipnis, Michael Brantley and Francisco Lindor hanging out on Pitchers and Catchers Day 2016 - Joseph Coblitz, BurningRiverBaseball

The Difference a Defense Makes

For those who don’t remember (shame on you) today is the one year anniversary of Francisco Lindor‘s promotion and debut in Major League Baseball. In his one calendar year, he has played in 161 games, batted .308/.355/.468 with 34 doubles, five triples, 19 home runs, 90 runs scored, 84 RBI and 22 steals to three […]

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 7: Lonnie Chisenhall #8 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after a throwing error on first baseman Carlos Santana allowed Billy Hamilton of the Cincinnati Reds to score a run in the first inning of the game at Great American Ball Park on August 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

6/13 Recap: Royals Get One Back Thanks to Poor Defense

Player of the Game Francisco Lindor had a good game yesterday after having most of the game off the day before and Jason Kipnis did the same tonight after taking off the finale against LA. Today, he walked in his first at bat, hit a double in his second and smashed a home run to […]

during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 12, 2016 in Anaheim, California.

6/12 Recap: Cleveland Pounds Angels Early to Win Series

Player of the Game Carlos Santana went deep twice tonight for a total of three RBI out of the Indians eight runs scored. Francisco Lindor also had a terrific game with one home run and three RBI of his own to go with two singles for a 3 for 5 night. Feathers Up There is […]

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 19: at U.S. Cellular Field on May 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Indians defeated the White Sox 3-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

The Decline Of The White Sox: Where It All Began

Chicago White Sox pitcher Mat Latos called his start Tuesday night “absolutely pathetic” as the Sox lost to the Nationals 10-5 to continue their descent from 13 games over .500 on May 9 to 30-30 less than one month later. Latos’ worst start of the season and a bad sixth inning from the Sox bullpen added […]

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Indians 2016 Draft Results Day 3

After taking three players on day one and ten on day two, the Indians chose players for the final thirty rounds of the draft on Saturday. While no team is forced to choose forty players, all thirty teams did so this year and it is a continuation on the Indians part of drafting and signing […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 11:  Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 11, 2016 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

6/11 Recap: Starters Brilliant, But the Bullpen Decides It

Player of the Game Trevor Bauer continues to pitch at an exceptional level although the results tonight weren’t quite as good as he would have hoped. For the fourth straight game he pitched at least six innings while allowing three or fewer runs and until the seventh, he had allowed just one unearned run. He […]

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This Is Next Year: Winning, Winning and Winning

As the 2016 season marches on, so do the minor league teams. Every franchise in the Indians system has a winning record; a testament to the great young talent that the Indians have assembled. Lake County Captains (36-25) by Justin Lada A 5-2 week got the Captains back into the playoff picture, briefly. Their 7-4 […]

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Indians Take 3 Pitchers, 5 Hitters on Day 2 of 2016 Draft

In general, even the most diehard baseball fans stop watching after the third round as very little is known about the players taken late in the draft. Even so, late round picks can still be vitaly important for a team as the Indians have seen recently with successes like Cody Anderson (14) and Cody Allen […]

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Indians Draft Oregon State Catcher Logan Ice With Third Round Pick

Catcher had been one of the Indians organization weaknesses. With Yan Gomes entrenched at starter and Roberto Perez (when healthy) as a big leaguer now, the next closest exciting name is Francisco Mejia (Lake County) and a number of other guys with some potential throughout. But the Indians hope that taking Oregon State catcher Logan […]

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Indians Select Georgia Prep OF Will Benson With 14th Pick

Industry wide experts were unsure of how several of the top picks in the 2016 MLB Draft were going to shake out. Any one pick could widely affect the next pick and without certainty after nearly the first eight or nine picks, it was hard to peg down a lock for any team. There didn’t […]

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