The Firm of Morgan, Dickerson & Bourn

Earlier this week, the Indians announced the outright release of Nyjer Morgan along with the rehab assignment of Michael Bourn returning from the DL. While the release of Morgan is disappointing as the veteran outfielder brought a surprising amount of energy and ability on both sides of the ball. It was this energetic play that […]

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8/6 Recap: Cincinnati Slams Salazar, Staking Series Lead

Player of the Game Yan Gomes continued his hot streak when he homered in the eighth for the Indians only run of the night. It marked his third straight game with an RBI (four total and two home runs over that span) and pushed his hitting streak to 12 games. He added a double in […]

Burning River Baseball on The Sports Report

Instead of a new Burning River Radio this week, we bring you my appearance on The Sports Report on ESPN 970 in Ashtabula from last week. Cody Slaybaugh and Jordan Whetson are live from 4-6 PM weekdays on AM 970 in the 440. If you weren’t listening live (what else could you possibly have been […]

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08/05 Recap: I Went Back To Ohio But My City Was Gone.

Player Of The Game Michael Brantley is a good choice tonight. He earned one of the two Indians RBI’s on the night at a point in the game which tied the contest at 1-1. It was the biggest Indians hit on the night. Feathers Up In the bottom of the seventh with David Murphy on […]

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08/03 Recap: Yu Believe In Miracles? YES!

Player Of The Game David Murphy earns this afternoon’s honors. He had the only Indians RBI’s on the afternoon to go along with two hits and one walk. Feathers Up Not much to write here. The 7 1/3 innings pitched by Bauer was a career high. Previous high was 7 IP on 7/8 against the […]

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08/02 Recap: More Than Miles In My Rearview

The Indians are now back to an even .500 record at 55-55 after defeating the Texas Rangers 2-0. Player Of The Game It would be hard not to give it to reliever Scott Atchison. He relieved starter T.J. House in the 6th with runners on first and second and retired the rest of the hitters […]

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This Week In Tribe 08/04-08/10

After a busy trade deadline for the Indians front office, the players on the field look to improve on their sub .500 record after the deadline. To do so, they will have to compete with two of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball: A four-game, home and home series with the Cincinnati Reds […]

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8/1 Recap: Indians Offense Provides Fireworks, During & After Game

Roster Update: In a surprise move, the Indians lost another starter today when the designated Zach McAllister for assignment. If he is not claimed, he will join Columbus in two days. In his place, Tyler Holt was recalled. Player of the Game Despite the offensive onslaught, the Tribe’s top player tonight was starting pitcher Danny […]

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July 2014 Player Power Rankings

The Indians have really turned things around in the short month of July and it should be no surprise that they went 14-12 when it is seen how many individual players outplayed their expectations and had their best month of the year. If it is confusing that one player moved up in the rankings while […]

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7/31 Recap: Mariners Attack Zach, Win Series

Roster Update: The trade deadline was today at 4 PM and the Indians were not silent this season. After Justin Masterson was traded to the Cardinals yesterday, Asdrubal Cabrera was moved to the Nationals today in exchange for minor league infielder, Zach Walters. Both Masterson and Cabrera will be free agents by the end of […]

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7/30 Recap: Kluber At His Best Yet, Usurps the King

Roster Update: Prior to the game, the Indians finally made a trade deadline move, although it may not have been the one the fans wanted. Justin Masterson was sent to St. Louis (as soon as he’s off the DL) in exchange for AA outfielder, James Ramsey, a player considered the Cardinals sixth best prospect and […]

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7/29 Recap: Indians Hitters & Pitchers Both Come Up Short

Player of the Game The Indians LOOGY turned long reliever tonight as Nick Hagadone threw 2.1 innings, striking out three and allowing just one hit. Hagadone came in for Trevor Bauer in the fifth and the Indians needed a few scoreless innings just to keep things within reaching distance. His one hit allowed was triple […]

This Week In Tribe: 7/29-8/3

If the past week and a half were perfectly set up for the Indians to regain ground in the AL Central, this week is set up for them to make a move on the Wild Card. They may have faltered against Kansas City, losing three of four, but are still well within both races. Starting […]

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07/27 Recap: To Save A Series, You Need Heros.

Player of the Game: Carlos Santana is trying to become a legend in Cleveland. He had his second mutli-HR game of the series this afternoon as the Indians routed the Royals 10-3. For Santana, he now has three HR’s in his last five games. In his past 13 plate appearances, Carlos Santana has 1 1 walks, […]

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Consistantly Inconsistant. Part Deux.

Player of the Game Carlos Santana, as much as this hurts for me to say, is continuing to punish the ball- and this trend continued tonight. This followed his big night at the dish Tuesday, when he went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored while blasting his 15th home run of the year […]

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