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Indians’ Yonder Alonso trying to fit in with new club

Being one of the lone new guys on a World Series contender can be tough, but Yonder Alonso seems to be fitting in quite well with his new club. His personality seems to fit just right with his Indians teammates.

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He’s baaaaack! Indians sign Rajai Davis to minor-league deal

A key part of the Indians’ World Series run in 2016, Rajai Davis has returned to the Indians. The veteran outfielder has signed a Minor League contract with Cleveland, which includes an invite to Spring Training with the big league club.

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Can Cody Anderson be a long term bullpen piece?

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. -John F. Kennedy While the Indians are positioned brilliantly to contend for a 2018 World Series title, the future beyond 2018 remains tenuous and one that many Indians fans have discussed as a

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Michael Brantley Can Jog: A Timeline of Mishaps and Mistakes

While good outcomes can come out of horrible processes, the Michael Brantley timeline is one for the ages.

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Can Melvin Upton be this season’s Austin Jackson?

Melvin Upton is a cheap upside play to replace a hugely productive Austin Jackson season but Upton comes with some immediate advantages as well.

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Pitchers and catchers report day from across the pond

Ash Day has been an independent blogger writing about the Cleveland Indians since 2013. He has a unique perspective as we highlight his latest for the 2018 Cleveland Indians pitchers and catchers report day.

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Jose Ramirez Turned Himself Into Roberto Alomar

Jose Ramirez fits the profile of a former Indians second baseman. The breakout and numbers align.

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Mike Clevinger: A Cloudy Breakout

Mike Clevinger’s position of appreciation on the Cleveland Profession Baseball Club is irrelevant. Never the less, Clevinger had a major breakout in 2017 which may have foreshadowed the future of the Cleveland rotation. Clevinger’s surface level performance was exquisite, a 3.11 ERA against and his FIP of 3.85 while suggesting a bit of cluster-luck was still strong considering the league’s elevated run scoring.

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Constructing A Deal For Manny Machado

The lukewarm stove heated up a bit on Wednesday afternoon. Rumors circulated that the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox had discussed a deal in the framework of Edwin Encarnacion in exchange for Jackie Bradley Jr. WFNY’s own Joe Gerberry took a dive into that topic yesterday. Essentially, the Indians were interested in trading an aging above average hitting DH on a mediocre contract for a plus-plus defensive outfielder with an up and down hitting resume. Though Bradley Jr. has more upside than Encarnacion from a value perspective, the focal point of the trade seemed to be monetary.

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MLB Hot Stove: Report says Tribe almost traded Edwin Encarnacion

Reports today surfaced with the news that the Cleveland Indians had trade talks with the Boston Red Sox centered around Edwin Encarnacion and Jackie Bradley Jr.

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The Indians Were Passive on the Base Paths in 2017; it Helped

Major League Baseball has experienced a sea change of sorts over the past year and a half with the baseball and launch angle adjustments serving as the under current.  The service level changes which are best demonstrated in home run frequency have forced teams to make various adjustments and shifted player value based on specific

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WFNY TV – Ding Dong Wahoo is Dead

The Cleveland Indians’ announcement that they would be retiring the Chief Wahoo logo was met with fierce opinions on both sides. People who grew up with the logo are upset with a piece of their childhood being removed and angry at the idea of something they find innocent being offensive. On the other side, the

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Indians Offseason: Bargain Basement Deals Edition

Do the Cleveland Indians have more money to spend than previously mentioned? Let’s explore how they could spend it if they do.

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Reflecting on Hall of Famer Jim Thome

A look back at the career of the Hall-of-Fame-bound Jim Thome.

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Tribe Trade Options, Brewers Outfield Edition

The Cleveland Indians should explore a trade with the newly outfield heavy Milwaukee Brewers.

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Fandom, Sabermetrics, and Aesthetics

I didn’t know it yet, but that Cleveland Indians 2016 postseason baseball run would change my experience of baseball, and fandom profoundly.

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Cooperstown Bound: Jim Thome elected into Baseball Hall of Fame

A 13th-round draft pick out of Illinois State College in 1989, the Indians originally brought Jim Thome up as a third baseman. When the club acquired third baseman Matt Williams in 1997, Thome was moved to first base. There was no looking back. Thome is officially a Hall of Famer.

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WFNY Email Debate: Indians Shopping in Fantasyland

We know that Chris Antonetti has come out and said that Cleveland is pretty much out of the market for any more free agents, having spent what little money they have on the Michael Brantley option and signing free agent Elevation Revelation connoisseur Yonder Alonso. That doesn’t mean we can’t speculate what can happen in

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Indians Reload Lower-Minors Through Bold Gamble

George Valera and Aaron Bracho don’t have the name recognition or immediate impact of a Shohei Ohtani, but the three will forever be linked in the annals of the Cleveland Indians.

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