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?
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 […]
Here’s how the Cleveland Indians stack up against tonight’s Reds starter Tyler Mahle.
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 […]
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.
Francisco Lindor carried the weight of a weak offense in 2019 and it showed within his plate results.
Could the Cleveland Indians trade Francisco Lindor before the 2020 season? It’s not likely, but if they’re trying to maximize their return, sooner is better than later.
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?
The Indians face Kyle Gibson with divisional positioning on the line, how will he attack the Indians lineup?
The Cleveland Indians are searching for offense. Bobby Bradley is hitting home runs in bunches in Columbus. Is this a match made in heaven, or is the Cleveland fan base trying to push Bradley forward before he’s ultimately ready?
The Indians were passive in 2018, how will it change 2020?
As the Indians offense continues to underachieve, attention shifts towards hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo. A look at some concerning developments regarding the Indians hitting approach.
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 are certain platitudes which every […]
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?
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.
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.