CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 29: Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians runs out a double during the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on August 29, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Jose Ramirez

9/4 Recap: Indians Walk Their Way to Another Walk-Off

Player of the Game It was the second straight great start for Danny Salazar, despite Joe West’s constantly shifting strike zone that both hurt and helped him at times. He struck out 11, walked two and allowed just six hits in 5.2 innings. The only Marlins run scored against Salazar was thanks to a wild […]

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Top 10 Cleveland Indians MiLB Corner Infielders for 2016

Unlike the middle infield, the Indians corner spots are anything but under control for the foreseeable future. For a moment, it appeared that Giovanny Urshela and Jesus Aguilar could be the answers, but you will not find them on this list as they have already been given a shot and summarily forgotten about. Looking into […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 3: Francisco Lindor #12  celebrates as he scores on a single by Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians during the third inning against the Miami Marlins during an interleague game at Progressive Field on September 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Francisco Lindor

9/3 Recap: Coco, and Kipnis, and Lindor… Oh My!

Player of the Game After the first inning, it looked as though Trevor Bauer would have a short outing tonight. Bauer did quite the contrary. He continued to pitch 7.1 more innings. The only hit he gave up since the first inning was to the lead off hitter, Ichiro, in the 9th. Bauer was dominate […]

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This is Next Year: Heading into the Final Week

The Dominican Summer League wrapped up last week, the Arizona League this week and the rest of the crew will finish out their regular seasons on September 5th. For some, play-offs will follow, but a few teams will have to sit at home and watch this year. This doesn’t necessarily mean the whole team, however, […]

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 2: Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI single during the first inning against the Miami Marlins during an interleague game at Progressive Field on September 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

9/2 Recap: Carrasco Uses Gift Runs to Win Game One vs Miami

Roster Update: The Indians made a pile of roster moves since the last update and Justin Lada highlighted those and what they mean earlier today. The simplest way to put it is that they added Danny Salazar, Coco Crisp, Cody Anderson, Erik Gonzalez, Adam Moore and Joseph Colon to the active roster (now at 31) and […]

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A Tale of Two Halves: 2016 AZL in Review

The AZL Indians 20-8 first half set the pace in the Arizona League and, excluding their first three games, had a 22-6 run early in the season before everything fell apart. They earned a play-off spot as first half champions in the AZL Central, but went 11-17 in the second half and finished the year […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JULY 9: Starting pitcher Cody Anderson #56 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Progressive Field on July 9, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Cody Anderson

Indians Add Crisp to Roster and Five More As September Rosters Expand

The Cleveland Indians made a flurry of moves on the first day of expanded rosters, starting with Coco Crisp being added to the 25 man roster on Thursday and finalizing the deal to bring back the one-time Indians outfielder into the fold. Pitchers Cody Anderson and Joseph Colon we recalled along with utility man Erik Gonzalez. Catcher […]

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Tribe Time Now: My Coco

Joseph Coblitz from Burning River Baseball and Stephanie Liscio from It’s Pronounced Lajaway enjoy the return of Coco Crisp, wonder who else is coming up and think about the Tribe’s rotation, bullpen and outfield situation as September call-up season is upon us. topic: The Return of the Crisp September Call-Ups Josh Tomlongball links: Examining the […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 16: Third baseman Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians throws out Omar Narvaez #38 of the Chicago White Sox at first to end the top of the fourth inning at Progressive Field on August 16, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

August 2016 Cleveland Indians Player Power Rankings

Below follow the Indians Player Power Rankings for the month of August. As always, players are ranked by their full season’s output, but judged on only their performance for the month. Every player will receive a rating of “Above,” “Even” or “Below” comparing their actual results to what we thought would happen. In addition, each player […]

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 31: Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on August 31, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Corey Kluber

8/31 Recap: Tribe Sweep Twins in Style

Roster Update: After another short start and a rough night for the bullpen, Mike Chernoff and the Indians decided they couldn’t wait one more day for rosters to expand to add another reliever. For this, Perci Garner has been promoted from AAA for the first time in his career and Shawn Armstrong has been sent […]

WINTER HAVEN, FL - MARCH 1:  Coco Crisp of the Cleveland Indians poses for a portrait during photo day at Chain of Lakes Park on March 1, 2005 in Winter Haven, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cuckoo For Coco Crisp: Indians Reacquire Outfielder

The Indians are bringing back a former fan favorite to help with their thin outfield situation for a potential postseason run. It was made official on Wednesday as Coco Crisp was acquired from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor-league left-handed pitcher Colt Hynes. This move was a pure salary dump for the A’s as […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  AUGUST 1: Relief pitcher Andrew Miller #24 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on August 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Andrew Miller

How One Man Started a Bullpen Revolution in Cleveland

The Indians knew going into the July 31st trade deadline that the one position that needed to be upgraded over everything else was the bullpen. They were ninth in baseball with a 3.55 ERA in the first half, but most importantly, they only went about three players deep when it came to close games. With […]

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)

8/30 Recap: Tribe Survives Tomlin’s Last Stand (Hopefully)

Roster Update: It won’t be official until tomorrow and we don’t know what the cost was, but the Indians have traded for Coco Crisp from the Athletics and he will likely join the team tomorrow so he will be eligible for the postseason. Player of the Game Rajai Davis ended last night’s game with a […]

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Baseball & Brews: Baseball & Doodles

Brad (@BradWojdyla) and I (@cle_itisgone) did things a little differently this week! Our in studio guest is not of age for the brews, so to respect and accommodate we had soda! Weird soda! And of course, baseball! If you’ve never heard of or seen the work of Yasmeen (@Yasmeen1114) “Artist of The Tribe” than you’re […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JULY 6: Starting pitcher Josh Tomlin #43 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field on July 6, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Examining the Innings Limit Wall for the Indians Rotation

Some combination of the Indians current starting rotation of Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco, Danny Salazar, Trevor Bauer and Josh Tomlin has been going essentially since 2013 with a few spare parts thrown in between. Because of this length of time, they are generally considered established veterans and issues with innings and durability that may rise […]

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