Omaha, NE - JUNE 22:  of the Virginia Cavaliers of the Vanderbilt Commodores in the first inning during game one of the College World Series Championship Series on June 22, 2015 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Three Possible Tribe Targets for the 2016 Draft

Here we are, in the midst of a life changing couple of days. Baseball players who have pushed and played their whole lives and have devoted themselves to the field between the white lines will be chosen to be the potential future of the MLB. Some will make it to the Show, and some will […]

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 07:  Starting pitcher Cody Anderson #56 of the Cleveland Indians is removed from the game by manager Terry Francona #17 against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning at Safeco Field on June 7, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

6/7 Recap: Seattle Snaps Tribe’s Streak

Roster Update: Relief pitcher Austin Adams was optioned to AAA Columbus on Tuesday, to make room for starter Cody Anderson who was recalled from Columbus for a spot-start. The move was made after Danny Salazar‘s scheduled start Tuesday was skipped due to shoulder fatigue. Player of the Game Lonnie Chisenhall was one of the very few […]

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Triston McKenzie is Ready for the Next Level

When the Indians drafted a 6’5″, 165 lb 17 year old right handed pitcher in the first round last year, in the eyes of many it was a bigger deal than taking the left handed former first overall pick Brady Aiken earlier in the first. The spindly Triston McKenzie has an electric fastball that regularly […]

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 06:  Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians is congratulated by Chris Gimenez #38 after scoring on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Juan Uribe against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning at Safeco Field on June 6, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

6/6 Recap: Bauer’s Best Masters Mariners

Player of the Game Rajai Davis added a solo home run of James Paxton as an insurance run in the fifth, but Bauer didn’t need it. He pitched 7.2 innings and allowed just a single run, striking out ten while giving up just five hits. Considering his command and movement, this may have been Bauer’s […]

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Cleveland Baseball and Brews: Hangover Show II

Over the last few weeks, Baseball and Brews has been a bit all over the place. Boobs, butts, and all the “Netflix and chill” talk you could want. But this week, because it was a literal Hangover Show (early Sunday show, and I was actually hungover) there was no guest joining us, there wasn’t a […]

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 29:  Left fielder Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners makes a running catch of a deep fly ball off the bat of Michael Brantley of the Cleveland Indians  in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on May 29, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

How Hard are West Coast Road Trips?

The Indians will be heading to Seattle for the first time this season today and with it, the stigma of the ominous West Coast road trip. Because of the unbalanced nature of Major League Baseball (only two teams lie between Kansas and California with six more on the West Coast), most of the Indians games […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  MAY 29: Francisco Lindor #12 celebrates with Mike Napoli #26 of the Cleveland Indians after both scored on a home run by Napoli during the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Progressive Field on May 29, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

This Week in Tribe 6/6-12: Indians Make Central Statement

It might not be time yet to anoint a new king of the American League Central Division, but the Cleveland Indians made a strong statement last week that they aren’t backing down from the fight to win the crown from the defending World Series champions. After finishing a 5-2 week that included an impressive four-game sweep of […]

6/5 Recap: Tribe Home Runs Pour in Cleveland

Player of the Game Corey Kluber once again has a solid start. He pitched 6 innings in his outing today, only being stopped by a 3 hour rain delay. In those 6 shutout innings, Kluber allowed just 2 singles and struck out 6. Feathers Up It wasn’t quite the immaculate inning as he threw five […]


How James Shields Impacts the Central Race

If the best time to make a trade is when you’re buying low, the Chicago White Sox picked the perfect time to acquire James Shields from the San Diego Padres. On Saturday afternoon, the Padres traded the veteran righty to the White Sox, the clubs announced. Shields is due $56 million through the 2017-18 seasons and has been a […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 4: Staring pitcher Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on June 4, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Josh Tomlin

6/4 Recap: Tribe Powers Through KC to Get Back into First

Player of the Game The Indians hit three home runs tonight, two for bonus points, but Francisco Lindor was the only batter with multiple extra base hits in the game. He had three in total after doubles in his first two at bats, then a two run homer in his fourth to push Feathers Up […]

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This Is Next Year: Continuing Their Winning Ways

The farm teams continue to win; just like their Major League counterpart. Extended Spring Training by Joseph Coblitz Extended Spring Training is wrapping up with just one more week left until players break camp to head to either Mahoning Valley or stay in Goodyear for the Arizona Rookie League. There were some big names playing […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 2: A general stadium shot during the sixth inning of the game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption ***

6/3 Recap: Salazar K’s 9 in 8, Moves Indians to 0.5 Games Back

Player of the Game Danny Salazar had a little trouble with control tonight, but no matter where he threw it, he was nearly unhittable. Through eight innings he allowed just three hits (one a solo home run to Drew Butera) while walking five (one intentional) and striking out nine. In addition, one base runner was […]

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 03:  Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians dives for a ball off the bat of Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels during the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 3, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  The play resulted in a single and an RBI for Trout.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Looking Back at the 2011 Draft: Five Year Review

The 2016 MLB amateur draft will begin within the next week, but even once we know who the Indians picks, we won’t really know what they have in them for quite some time. Rather than try to predict who they will pick and what will become of them, it’s more useful to look at the […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 2: Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the second inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on June 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

6/2 Recap: Tribe Walks Off Second in a Row Against Less than Perfect Bullpen

Roster Update: Carlos Carrasco has finally returned to the starting rotation after missing more than a month with a strained hamstring. He made tonight’s start after making one rehab appearance in Akron. To make room, Mike Clevinger was optioned back to AAA. Player of the Game While it was Carlos Santana‘s single and aggressive base running […]