Oscar Mercado? Jordan Luplow? The Indians have righties ready to go in Columbus… It’s time to make the call.
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.
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 got roughed up by the Chicago White Sox… Here’s why Indians fans should be concerned.
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.
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.
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 arrive at the same destination despite vastly different hitting approaches.
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.
What has Indians spring training shown us so far? A few breakout candidates have emerged.
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.
Bullpens are a scary business with a layer of unpredictability that often confounds front offices; unless of course one can spend and develop like the New York Yankees. The Indians have expended […]
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.
The Indians outfield is without a doubt the weakest link on a roster built for contention; indeed, it would be difficult for a team to have a more disappointing position group on […]
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 […]
In the midst of an offseason which is best described as a payroll purge the Indians front office emphasized the importance of providing young players an opportunity to contribute at the big […]
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.