What options remain for Jose Ramirez and the Guardians?
Blake Bost: Protagonist
This is a work of fiction. Any similarities to Blakes Bost, living or still living, are purely coincidental. Blake Bost doesn’t know the exact number of eyes… Read more “Blake Bost: Protagonist”
Liszt’s Harmonies du Soir, ft. Maryland Running Back Anthony McFarland
Blessings! Blessings of chaos upon us all! Bama lost! Oklahoma didn’t lose, but their win delivered just as much entertainment as if they had! Kentucky extremely didn’t… Read more “Liszt’s Harmonies du Soir, ft. Maryland Running Back Anthony McFarland”
Roberto Perez is better than you think
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… Read more “Roberto Perez is better than you think”
Cleveland First Base Preview – Jake Bauers, Bobby Bradley, or Other?
An overview of the first base position contestants for Cleveland in 2021 + EHC dives into a podcast for deeper discussion.
Harold Ramirez and the Intersection of Tools and Ceiling
We know Harold Ramirez can fly, but that’s not why Cleveland latched onto him. They are making a bet on what would happen if his bat unlocks.
Cleveland 2021 Positional Previews: Catcher
The Cleveland catcher position was dismal in 2020. It can’t get worse in 2021, right? Right?
Cleveland Baseball Is Running Out Of Thread
The organization draws near a crossroad related to a dearth of position players.
Interim Efforts, Competing Successors, and Francisco Lindor
Does Cleveland have a successor for Francisco Lindor?
Nolan Jones, Prospect Pedigree, and Expectations
Can the Cleveland player development staff get to all of Nolan Jones’ tools? How high should fan expectations be?
Fandom, An Old Hobby, and a Pandemic
The crossroads between fandom in 2020 and a rekindled childhood hobby provide a complex outlook on baseball.
The Cleveland Indians Versus Gerrit Cole
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… Read more “The Cleveland Indians Versus Gerrit Cole”
The Search for Diamonds in the Rough — Cleveland’s Bullpen of Misfits
Cleveland attempts to uncover diamonds in the relief market rough by honing in on distinct tools.
Let Daniel Johnson Spin
The Indians have to let Daniel Johnson display his tools in the shortened 2020 season.
How a Canceled 2020 Season Could Impact the Cleveland Indians for Five Years.
How would a lost 2020 change the course of Cleveland Baseball?
Why The Indians Imposed A Deadline on Offers for Francisco Lindor
The Indians are asking for final offers in the Francisco Lindor sweepstakes. On why it makes sense to push those involved to a decision point.
On Extending Shane Bieber
In Major League Baseball the state of one’s franchise is often discussed around the concept of windows. That is, how long will this one last? Is a… Read more “On Extending Shane Bieber”
On Free Agent Options to Replace Jason Kipnis
What does the offseason free agent market look like for second baseman?
Tyler Clippard’s High-Leverage Lockdown
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.
On Bieber, Breaking Balls, and Brilliance
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.