CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 13: Second baseman Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians jumps to catch the throw as Eduardo Nunez #9 of the Minnesota Twins is safe at second on a stolen base during the eighth inning at Progressive Field on May 13, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Indians defeated the Twins 7-6. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

This Week in Tribe 5/16-21: Indians Search For Offense Continues

It was another week of one step forward and two steps back for the Cleveland Indians as they finished with a disappointing 2-4 record against two teams that are last in their respective divisions. The Tribe (17-17) first lost two of three in Houston to start the week before an off day and trip home to […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 15: Starting pitcher Tyler Duffey #56 of the Minnesota Twins pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 15, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5/15 Recap: Twins Beat Indians (Episode 4)

Player of the Game The Indians were nearly kept off the board completely today, but Jason Kipnis came through with a solo home run in the eighth inning to make a rather tedious game slightly more interesting. It was his fifth home run of the season. Feathers Up For the third straight game, Trevor Bauer […]

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 30:  Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians fields a ground ball hit off the bat of Billy Burns (not pictured) of the Oakland Athletics for a single during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 30, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Which Indians are Deserving of Your All-Star Vote?

Despite being just over a month into the Major League Baseball season, the online ballot for the 2016 All-Star Game in San Diego’s PETCO Park was released just a short time ago. While arguably the Indians’ best player so far, Danny Salazar, is ineligible for voting since pitcher selections are still left up to the […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 14: Starting pitcher Ervin Santana #54 of the Minnesota Twins pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 14, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5/14 Recap: Indians And Twins Play in the Rain, Only Tribe Gets Wet

Roster Update: The pain in Michael Brantley‘s shoulder was severe enough to warrant a second trip to the DL today and it is unknown how long it will be until he can return, although the move is retroactive to 5/10. For more information, John Hutchison covered the story earlier today, but in short form, Michael Martinez […]

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Michael Brantley put on 15-day DL

The Cleveland Indians have placed Michael Brantley on the 15-day disabled list due to lingering inflammation to his right shoulder. Brantley will be eligible to return to the active roster on May 25 because his DL stint was retroactive to May 10. To replace Brantley on the roster, the Indians purchased the contract of Michael Martinez, 33, […]

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This Is Next Year: April Showers Bring May Wins

The wins keep coming for the Indians farm teams. Here are this week’s recaps. Extended Spring by Joe Coblitz Since it’s he’s probably the only player most people would be interested in that is participating in Extended Spring Training, I’ll take a moment to get in depth on Triston McKenzie‘s start on Tuesday. He ended the […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 13: Starting pitcher Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on May 13, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5/13 Recap: Tribe Tickle Twins To Take Tonight’s Tough Test

Roster Update: Tyler Naquin was called up to replaced Lonnie Chisenhall who was placed on the bereavement list after a loss in his family. No word on how long Naquin will be up in Lonnie’s place at this time. Player of the Game Marlon Byrd‘s 2-run double in the bottom of the 8th put the Tribe […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  APRIL 5: Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians runs out an RBI single during the fourth inning of the opening day game against the Boston Red Sox at Progressive Field on April 5, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Who Is The Real Yan Gomes?

Since hitting homers in back-to-back games on April 23 and 25, Yan Gomes is in a 2-44 nosedive. In such slumps, it’s easy to start sitting around and asking what’s wrong with them? Whether something is ‘wrong’ with Gomes or he’s regressing or mightily struggling depends on a few different schools of thought. On one hand, you […]

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All-Time Indians: Frank Lane

The depression in Cleveland baseball that occurred between 1960 and the early 1990’s is often referred to as the Curse of Rocky Colavito, but this is blaming the victim and not the cause. Instead, full blame of the Indians failure as a team from 1960 through at least 1970 should fall on the shoulders of […]

24 OCT 1995:  ALVARO ESPINOZA OF THE CLEVELAND INDIANS IS CONGRATULATED BY TEAMMATE JIM THOME AS TEAMMATES RUN TO JOIN THE CELEBRATION AFTER SCORING THE WINNING RUN IN THE ELEVENTH INNING OF GAME THREE OF THE 1995 WORLD SERIES AGAINST THE ATLANTA BRAVES A

How Good Were the 1995 Indians at Coming From Behind?

If you spend any time listening to Matt and Rick during the Indians broadcast on Fox Sports Ohio, you have doubtless heard the ramblings of nostalgia that ultimately end in something alone the lines of “it’s so hard to win if you don’t score first, except for the 1995 Indians who seemed to do it […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JULY 12: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians hits a single during the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Progressive Field on July 12, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Francisco Lindor

Francisco Lindor Set for Cleveland Indians Stardom

Francisco Lindor was a closely-watched prospect during his minor-league career. However, the shortstop got his MLB call-up last year. The Cleveland Indians’ SS has been a revelation. After a rookie year to remember many were excited by his sophomore season potential. He hasn’t disappointed. Although it’s early days, he’s proving to be the face of […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 13: Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the New York Yankees during the first inning of their game on August 13, 2015 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Yankees defeated the Indians 8-6.   (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

5/10 Recap: Trevor Bauer Smashes the Juicebox

Player of the Game The player of the game tonight was without a doubt the Indians starter for the night, RHP Trevor Bauer. Coming into this series, Bauer has three wins against the Houston Astros, with a 0.90 ERA over the course of his career. He got locked in early, and much to my surprise, […]

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 26:  Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians hits a solo home run in the with inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 26, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Orioles won 4-3.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

The Unconventional #LeadOffLos

It is no secret to anyone that’s talked baseball with me in the last year or so that I’ve been waiting patiently for Carlos Santana to lead off for the Cleveland Indians. The idea is a wee bit unorthodox, but with a team still feeling out its new dynamic at the plate, Los at the top […]

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