Tyler Clippard stepped up and bridged the gap into extra innings, allowing the Indians to take Game 1 over the Twins. His takedown of Max Kepler in the 9th proved monumental.
The All-Star Game MVP has a slider and a curve to add to his pinpoint command. Spin rate and velocity gains on the two benders have launched them into dominant repertoire pieces.
Zach Plesac has had success this season. For it to be sustainable, he has to make a pitch optimization leap. That leap has already started.
Adam Plutko has dipped, dodged, and ducked his way through over 70 innings. His adequacy has been a surprising storyline.
The Indians and Twins begin a key series in the quest for the AL Central. Here’s what you need to know.
Prospect Logan Allen was part of the Indians haul for Trevor Bauer. On the former Top 100 prospect and how he can find his ceiling in an Indians uniform.
The Indians completed a blockbuster deal with the Cincinnati Reds and San Diego Padres. Introducing Franmil Reyes, one of the newest members of the Tribe.
The book has been out on Tyler Naquin. Lately, pitchers have been ignoring this book and Naquin is making them pay.
Jake Odorizzi has the blueprint for tackling the Indians offense. Will he be able to leverage previous success to triumph in a crucial AL Central contest?
Opposing teams are exploiting a clear weakness and the Indians haven’t made the necessary adjustments. On how the changeup is stifling the playoff hopeful Indians.
The Indians’ Brad Hand melted down for the first time all year. On why the meltdown happened and how it raised roster concerns.
The Indians bullpen is going against the grain. The results are a highly efficient unit comprised of a handful of players that were previously considered afterthoughts.
The Indians are approaching a critical point in their 2019 season — the decision to buy or sell… On why it makes sense for them to put that decision on a temporary hold.
Indians rookie Zach Plesac keeps finding ways to quiet offenses… on how he kept the Yankees down and if he can continue to stymie opposing hitters.
Two areas where Trevor Bauer could gain some ground on finding his 2018 form.
As Indians offense flutters, an obvious play materializes: Forego wasting reps on an aging vet and opt for the red-hot prospect.
As the Indians offense continues to underachieve, attention shifts towards hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo. A look at some concerning developments regarding the Indians hitting approach.
Shane Bieber dominated with command and movement… A closer look at his dominance of the Baltimore Orioles.
Jose Ramirez’s slump is the hottest story of the Indians season… A look at some strong indicators that he may be turning the corner.
Jefry Rodriguez is proving to be a sufficient band-aid for the Indians injury issues. A brief look into how he has accomplished this and how he can continue down that path.