Steven Kwan belongs in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Guardians, Jose Ramirez, and the Fork in the Road
What options remain for Jose Ramirez and the Guardians?
Cleveland Baseball and Punting Outfield Defense
Cleveland seems to be punting outfield defense, why?
The Quantrill Leap Theory
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.
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.
How a Canceled 2020 Season Could Impact the Cleveland Indians for Five Years.
How would a lost 2020 change the course of Cleveland Baseball?
Daniel Johnson: What is the Floor?
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… Read more “Daniel Johnson: What is the Floor?”
Aaron Civale: Incredibly Promising
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… Read more “Aaron Civale: Incredibly Promising”
Franmil Reyes: Impact Right-Handed Bat
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… Read more “Franmil Reyes: Impact Right-Handed Bat”
The Indians Best Reliever for 2020 has Thrown Just Five Big League Innings
The Indians 2020 bullpen will be constructed around James Karinchak.
Is Jordan Luplow the Indians Full-time Solution in Right Field?
One of the questions one is pressed into considering is whether there is more in Luplow than simply an executioner of left-handed pitching.
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”
Aaron Civale, and Ceilings
Have the Indians unlocked another ceiling in Aaron Civale?
Indians-Twins Series Primer
The Indians and Twins begin a key series in the quest for the AL Central. Here’s what you need to know.
Getting To Know — Logan Allen
Prospect Logan Allen was part of the Indians haul for Trevor Bauer. On the former Top 100 prospect and how he can find his ceiling in an Indians uniform.
Christian Arroyo, Roster Crunches, and Buying Low
Major League Baseball is a league of pedantic rules filled with broad loopholes or pithy requirements, most of which favor teams over young players. Yet, one rule… Read more “Christian Arroyo, Roster Crunches, and Buying Low”
Tyler Naquin Just Keeps Mashing Low Pitches
The book has been out on Tyler Naquin. Lately, pitchers have been ignoring this book and Naquin is making them pay.
The Cleveland Indians vs. Jose Berrios
Jose Berrios is one of the best pitchers in baseball. After beating the Indians twice already this season, what can the Indians expect in their third match-up?