9/7 Recap: Chicago Can’t Stop Carrasco, Cleveland Sweeps

Player of the Game Carlos Carrasco was dominant again today continuing his stretch of great starts since rejoining the rotation. In six starts, he has allowed just three runs (never more than one per start) and today was his best yet. He threw 8.2 shut out, striking out eight and allowing just three hits and […]


9/6 Recap: Kluber K’s His Way to Another Complete Game

Player of the Game Corey Kluber may have lost his last three decisions, but he looked like the Kluber of old as he threw his third complete game of the season. Kluber allowed just one unearned run after a Jesus Aguilar error in the third, moving his ERA to 2.47 on the season. In addition, […]


9/5 Recap: House Outpitches Sale as Indians Walk-Off in Extras

Roster Update: There are a few things to report today as the Indians front office was busy today, despite the lateness in the year. First, David Murphy was reinstated from the disabled list after missing 21 games with a right oblique strain. This is a little early of a return for an oblique, but he […]


This Is Next Year: The Captains Are Moving On!

Clippers 3 Durham Bulls 4 (Series tied 1-1) The Clippers had built a 3-2 lead for starter Tyler Cloyd, who pitched seven innings before turning matters over to J.C. Ramirez in the eighth. Ramirez had an easy eighth but walked Vince Belnome with one out in the ninth. Ray Olmedo came in as a pinch […]

Parallels to the Past

The schedule makers for the Major Leagues had an eye for retribution this year or else it was a tremendous coincidence as for the second year in a row, the Indians faced off against the Tigers for a four game series at home right when the play-off races were heating up and for the second […]

BRR2.25: Minor Musings & Major Attendance Issues

Joe & Mike bring you another edition of Indians talk, this time focusing on the success of almost every Indians minor league affiliate. We may not be able to pronounce their names correctly, but will give these deserving players their due anyway. In addition, we delve further into the Indians attendance problem as the city seems […]


This Is Next Year: A Look At The Indians Affilaiates In The Playoffs.

Here are clippings from the Indians affiliates that are in the post season. Both the Clippers and Captains won while the Duck lost. Clippers 9 Durham Bulls 4 (Clippers lead 1-0) David Murphy, on a rehab assignment from the big league club, hit the first of three home runs that helped the Clippers top the Durham […]


9/3 Recap: Salazar & Santana Spank Central Foes

Roster Update: Tonight’s player addition is brought to you by babies. Josh Tomlin is done having his and has officially rejoined the club in the bullpen. Player of the Game After a long stretch of greatness, Indians starters have struggled to get through the fifth in four of the past five starts. Danny Salazar had […]

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Regression To The Mean To Describe Corey Kluber and Cody Allen

In their past two outings, both Corey Kluber and Cody Allen have been less than stellar, especially considering the high stakes.  However, it is a matter of mere perception and regression to the mean rather than deteriorating talent. The concept of regression towards the mean is important in fields far beyond baseball. Wikipedia provides this […]


9/2 Recap: Carrasco Squeaks Through Trouble, But Allen Can’t

Roster Update: The Indians added one more player back to the team today now that rosters have expanded. Ryan Raburn is back from the 15 Day DL, where he has been since August 18th with a sore right wrist and was in the lineup tonight. The Indians total active roster now sits at 30 with […]


(Arizona) Indians Win Championship!

While it may not be the World Series that Indians fans have been looking for since 1948, a team with their namesake and future players did win it’s league championship last night and that team was the Arizona League Indians. The team plays at the MLB Indians Spring Training site in Goodyear, Arizona and while […]

Indians Have Plenty of Innings Left For October

August was an anomaly compared to the rest of the season as the eighth best offensive team in the Majors became one of the worst and starting pitching, that has struggled to get out of the fifth inning all season looked like a rotation of All-Stars, posting a 2.40 ERA in August. In August only […]


9/1 Recap: Tigers Outhit, Outpitch, Outdefend & Overwhelm Tribe in Rout

Roster Update: As the 25 man roster expanded to a maximum of 40 today, the Indians called up Jesus Aguilar, Bryan Price and Austin Adams as well as reinstating Jason Giambi from the 60 Day DL. Player of the Game Zach McAllister looked pretty good during his first time through the lineup, despite the way […]

This Week In Tribe 9/1-7: The Amazing Expanding Indians

This week will begin with September first, beginning Terry Francona’s favorite time of year. Not only do the Indians have meaningful baseball left to play, especially this week, but he will finally get the bullpen of his dreams as rosters expand to as many as 40 players. While he has already stated that the 15 […]