Last season, it was a slider. This year, it is a changeup. Trevor Bauer is always looking for the next path to effectiveness.
A rabid pessimist weighs in on the outlook of the Indians 2019 season.
The Indians have acquired Carlos Gonzalez. On his potential impact and where he fits at this stage in his career.
Mike Clevinger is riding a usage change towards becoming a household name. Despite a herky-jerky delivery, he has found a command level that maximizes his effectiveness.
The Indians prioritized Jake Bauers over Yandy Diaz. On why they opted for this route.
The Indians have built a powerhouse rotation by exploiting a market inefficiency. Breaking balls are the name of the game.
Roberto Perez was outstanding in the 2016 playoffs, but it has all gone downhill from there. A look at how the Indians’ starting catcher can’t hit a breaking ball.
Jason Kipnis was once overrated by the Indians fanbase. Now he is categorically undervalued…
The Indians signed Tyler Clippard to a minor league deal. It could work out very well for them, pending usage deployment decisions.
Rationality is incongruous with fandom. One spends a lifetime aspiring to be rational, only to see that work dissolve in the face of sports analysis. Objectivity is merely an illusion, sidestepped by […]
The Indians have had an obvious plan of attack this off-season, and it revolves around finding guys who know how to get on base.
The Cleveland Indians offseason has featured a bevy of moves. No, they haven’t dealt away a frontline starter. On the contrary, they have shipped out a handful of aging well-knowns for a mixed bag of major league talent and prospects. Out are Yan Gomes, Edwin Encarnacion, Yonder Alonso, and Yandy Diaz. In are Daniel Johnson, Jefry Rodriguez, Andruw Monasterio, Carlos Santana (hello, old friend), Jake Bauers, and Alex Call. Only two of the previously mentioned names are locks to be a prominent part of the Indians 2019 pennant chase, yet one or two more may surface as options throughout the campaign.