Carlos Carrasco’s slider is one of the best in the game. A biopsy on how he molds the pitch to produce effective results.
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The Indians Are Using the Whole Field to Their Detriment
Never make the first or third out at third base. Starting pitching wins championships. X came to spring training in the best shape of his life. There… Read more “The Indians Are Using the Whole Field to Their Detriment”
The Indians Oscar Mercado hype is well earned
Is there a bigger rage in Cleveland right now than prospect Oscar Mercado? Here’s why folks are so high on a Mercado call-up.
The Leonys Martín Surge — A Maturing Comeback Story
Sports are mostly predicated searching for an alternate reality that allows us to live vicariously through the feats and accomplishments of others. At its core, the sports… Read more “The Leonys Martín Surge — A Maturing Comeback Story”
Cleveland Indians Prospect Hotlist
What Indians prospects are flashing their upside early in 2019?
The Indians are burning bridges at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario?
Your Cleveland Indians were swept by a 2-10 Kansas City Royals, who had lost ten games in a row. Your starting rotation is down one starter to injury, and two starters to struggle. Your All-World shortstop hasn’t played an out, there’s no depth, and your other All-World infielder is playing badly. So why is Brad Miller such a big deal?
The Indians’ Shane Bieber is entering the land of giants
The Cleveland Indians’ rotation has been one of the best in baseball. With Mike Clevinger out, and Carlos Carrasco struggling, this is the perfect opportunity for Shane Bieber to break out, and that’s just what he’s doing.
Mythbusting Jose Ramirez and his current “slump”
Jose Ramirez is currently mired in a beginning of the year slump. While many are compiling multiple months worth of data over the past two seasons, JRam likely isn’t going through a lasting struggle. This is just part of the bigger, smarter picture. Hitters are going to hit, it’s just a matter of time.
Corey Kluber’s Most Troubling Issue
Corey Kluber got roughed up by the Chicago White Sox… Here’s why Indians fans should be concerned.
The Indians Are Struggling to Make Contact
Are the Indians strikeout problems for real?
Uh Oh, Mike Clevinger Found Another Level
Mike Clevinger’s latest weaponry was on full display against the Chicago White Sox. Indians fans have another brilliant arm to be excited about…
The Indians outfield is interesting, but really bad
The Cleveland Indians have a lot of interesting stories in the outfield, but if you put the book together, the novel isn’t necessarily one you want to read.
Indians Organizational Roundup; Roster Surprises
Beyond the opening day roster and the complex machinations involved in service time manipulation as well as option protection organizations are tasked with other nuanced player assignment… Read more “Indians Organizational Roundup; Roster Surprises”
Jason Kipnis and the fog of 2019
The Cleveland Indians have a lot of unanswered questions in 2019, but perhaps the biggest one is Jason Kipnis. Kipnis is currently injured, which isn’t a great start, but if he can come back healthy, and continue his swing change improvements, perhaps he can roll out one more big season.
Why Tyler Naquin? Examining the Unpopular Decision
The Indians are offering Tyler Naquin a final shot at redemption. A brief attempt at understanding why the outfielder is being prioritized over a pair of intriguing prospects.
Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor — Different Paths to Success, Same Result
Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor arrive at the same destination despite vastly different hitting approaches.
The “Yan is Gone” effect at catcher
The Cleveland Indians will have a new look behind the plate in 2019. With Yan Gomes gone, can the Indians maintain Gomes-level production in the upcoming season?
Five Prospects Who Can Help in Cleveland in 2019
Which Indians prospects can impact the big league team in 2019.
The Always Tinkering Trevor Bauer
Last season, it was a slider. This year, it is a changeup. Trevor Bauer is always looking for the next path to effectiveness.
The Indians and Side-Arm Relievers as the Market Inefficiency
Have the Indians found a hidden value in side-arm release points?