The scene is a familiar one to those who regularly watch Cleveland baseball. Shane Bieber or Corey Kluber or Cody Allen or James Karinchak stand on the mound facing off against an […]
Cleveland seems to be punting outfield defense, why?
An overview of the first base position contestants for Cleveland in 2021 + EHC dives into a podcast for deeper discussion.
The Cleveland catcher position was dismal in 2020. It can’t get worse in 2021, right? Right?
Faith, pitch mix, and heat can propel Cal Quantrill to a prominent starting role in 2021. The Cleveland Pitching Factory looks to expand their footprint to another hurler.
The organization draws near a crossroad related to a dearth of position players.
Does Cleveland have a successor for Francisco Lindor?
Can the Cleveland player development staff get to all of Nolan Jones’ tools? How high should fan expectations be?
The pending Cy Young winner takes on the New York Yankees on Tuesday night… Since his last date with New York, Bieber has transformed into a Tier 1 Ace.
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Professional Baseball Club will begin a postseason series with the New York Yankees, albeit a very abridged one. Major League Baseball in augmenting its playoff system in the […]
A latent question facing Chris Antonetti, and Mike Chernoff, has as the result of Mike Clevinger’s seeming apathy towards clubhouse relationships, and team protocols, been forced to the forefront. While Mike Clevinger […]
Cleveland attempts to uncover diamonds in the relief market rough by honing in on distinct tools.
EHC’s Jim Pete and Mike Hattery discuss the Indians during the extended COVID-19 offseason, and what it could or should look like for the Indians’ system going forward in 2020, and beyond.
How would a lost 2020 change the course of Cleveland Baseball?
In 2019, the Indians offense was a below-average unit. In 2020, there are real questions about whether the Indians improved that lineup in any material sense. The offense was 9th of 15 […]
In the fall of 2018, on the front end of the Indians efforts to radically decrease payroll during a contention window, they traded Yan Gomes for Daniel Johnson, Jefry Rodriguez, and Andrew […]
Aaron Civale took fans, prospectors, analysts, and well, perhaps the Cleveland Indians by surprise in 2019. In 57 big league innings, the uncomfortably poised Civale posted a 2.34 ERA, 3.40 FIP, and […]
Franmil Reyes’ initial tenure with the Indians was not a good one, his bat was pedestrian for a bat first player, and perhaps that has clouded what an exciting offensive ceiling he […]
The Indians landed a stud relief prospect in exchange for Corey Kluber, but why is a middling outfielder coming over as part of the deal?
Adding lineup depth is key, and Kole Calhoun may be the Indians best option.