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”
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?
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.
Let Daniel Johnson Spin
The Indians have to let Daniel Johnson display his tools in the shortened 2020 season.
The Cleveland Indians’ extended offseason
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.
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”
Bobby Bradley just keeps hitting BOMBS
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?
Game of Stones: Zach Plesac Slides Past Yankees
Indians rookie Zach Plesac keeps finding ways to quiet offenses… on how he kept the Yankees down and if he can continue to stymie opposing hitters.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Will the Indians interesting stories be enough?
Every team has a few questions to answer before the start of the 2019 Major League baseball season. Do the Indians have far too many for a playoff contending club? The EHC crew takes a dive into a few of those questions.
The Indians acquire Oscar Mercado
The Cleveland Indians acquired Oscar Mercado in a move that likely didn’t make the splash Cleveland Indians’ fans wanted to see. Long term, Mercado might be special…