The Devil Wears Pinstripes – Jim Caple

Taking a break from baseball history, in depth statistical analysis and the Cleveland Indians in general, thanks to the Yankees unexpected success this season, the Burning River Book Club entry for September is Jim Caple’s, The Devil Wears Pinstripes. This is an older book, but still relevant particularly as it is meant as a comedy. […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 24: Lonnie Chisenhall #8 of the Cleveland Indians hits a two-run single against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on September 24, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

9/24 Recap: Offense Ignites Early En Route To Win

 Player of the Game Cody Anderson was key to the Indians’ success tonight. The offense spotted him an early lead and it was far more than he needed. Feathers Up After dropping the first two games of the series, the Indians needed to come out strong right out of the gates and they did just […]

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Governor’s Cup Champions

The Columbus Clippers are 2015 International League champions! While team performance is rarely an accurate measure of how well the prospects on the team will perform at the next level, it does prove that the Clippers have some pretty good baseball players on their roster regardless of their major league potential. The roster that finished […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 4: (L-R) Kurt Suzuki #8, Glen Perkins #15, Joe Mauer #7 and Torii Hunter #48 of the Minnesota Twins celebrate a win of the game against the Oakland Athletics on May 4, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Athletics 8-7. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

9/23 Recap: Playoff Hopes Now On Life Support- Indians Drop Game 2

Player of the Game Carlos Santana is credited with providing the only runs the Indians scored on the night and is thus tonight’s player of the game. Feathers Up Other than a rough fourth inning, Corey Kluber kept the Twins bats in check as he only allowed one hit through the first three innings. Bryan […]

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Minor League Report: Season in Review

Todd Paquette (@KGall216) discuss how 2015 went for the Indians’ entire farm system. Topics: Season in review: who surprised us and who fell short of expectations Players to look out for next year Top 5 prospects after this season

Weekend Update 9/20: Is This For Real?

Joe Coblitz (@CodySlaybaugh) of ESPN970 to talk about the Indians play-off chances, whether or not a few players can continue their success and to congratulate the 2015 International League Champion Columbus Clippers.

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 26: Lonnie Chisenhall #8 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI single during the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Progressive Field on August 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Resurgence of Lonnie Baseball

In Cleveland, there is a star in every sport. The Cavs have Brony-Basketball, the Browns have Johnny-Football, and the Indians have Lonnie-Baseball. Since returning to The Show as a right fielder, Lonnie Chisenhall has excelled and then some. The excitement around him is growing and if you are at the ballpark expect to get an […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 20:  Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of their game on September 20, 2015 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.   (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Josh Tomlin

This Week in Tribe 9/21-9/27: Win or Go Home

The Cleveland Indians trend of winning, losing then winning and losing again continued this past week as moving above the .500 mark continues to be elusive. After winning four of seven, the Tribe finished the week at 74-74 after the split of a four-game series with Kansas City and then taking two of three against the […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 15: Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians throws in the first inning during MLB game action on August 15, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy Clayton-King/Getty Images)

The Little Cowboy Rides Again

Manny Acta once referred to Josh Tomlin as his “Little Cowboy”. The Tribe right-hander did not take too affectionately to the name, however it has stuck against his wishes. The “little cowboy” has showed up in a big way for the Indians since he has returned from right shoulder surgery which sidelined him until August. On […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 19: Second baseman Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians misses the throw on an error from shortstop Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians as Adam Eaton #1 of the Chicago White Sox is safe at second during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on September 19, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

9/19 Recap: At Least the Clippers are Champions

 Player of the Game The Indians couldn’t get anything together against Carlos Rodon today, but in the ninth they had a little life when Yan Gomes doubled and Chris Johnson brought him home with a home run to very deep center field. For this, Johnson wins his first Player of the Game with the Indians. […]