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Sketching Out Indians Pitching Plans for Game 4

The Indians will have a close eye on Bauer in Game 4, with a fresh bullpen ready for duty.

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Is Andrew Miller postseason ready?

Important items to watch from Andrew Miller’s performances over the final week of the season.

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The New/Old Bullpen Arm in Cleveland

Polarizing as ever, a familiar face in the Cleveland Indians bullpen returns to form.

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Salazar Stumbles But Indians Should Stay Course

Danny Salazar offers more to Cleveland Indians as a starting pitcher, at least through 2018.

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Indians’ bullpen rated best in MLB

The 2017 Cleveland Indians have the top-rated bullpen in MLB.

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Let’s Argue: Tribe’s Biggest Strength

The 2017 Cleveland Indians have a loaded lineup, outstanding bullpen, and a great group of starting pitchers. Which is the most dominant group?

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Lock it down, Indians Bullpen: Between Innings

Josh Tomlin stunk again, but the Cleveland Indians bullpen picked him up and the offense did enough to beat the Minnesota Twins. So, let’s focus on the bullpen.

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C-Cap Recap: A Man Got to Have a Cody

With just three games left until the All-Star break, the Cleveland Indians have once again bounced back from the brink of irrelevance, taking three of four from the AL West leading Houston Astros in the latest upswing of the world’s most mystifying seesaw. In Thursday’s 3-1 win at Progressive Field, the Tribe bats were highly

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While We’re Waiting… Sportswriters tweeting, Trading Sessions and Bullpen spots

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Sorry Bob, but this has a little Get off my lawn to it -“Why should a sportswriter who is covering, say, a basketball game,

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On Inning Limits, the Indians Rotation & Injury Concerns

After much gnashing of teeth and about 20,000 wasted words from me, this weekend the Indians decided to relegate Justin Masterson to the bullpen for the remainder of the 2010 campaign.  According to the team, the decision was based not on any belief that Masterson slots better out of the bullpen in the future, but

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While We’re Waiting… Lee Continues to Flourish, Baseball Physics, and Football Outsiders

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email in the sidebar.   Pour out some Great Lakes: “When he first came over, we kind of dubbed Cliff Lee the 1a to Cole’s No. 1

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Akron Aeros

So About That Akron Aeros Bullpen…

As has been discussed briefly in the past, the Akron Aeros bullpen has been just another factor of their incredible play thus far this season. Led by several top draft picks and also a couple of organizational players, the Aeros have relied upon their bullpen heavily en route to a 56-33 record thus far. Of

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Rafael Betancourt Becomes 8th Indian Hit DL

After all of three pitches yesterday, reliever Rafael Betancourt will spend the foreseeable future on the disabled list with a strained right groin.  Tony Sipp has been called up to take his place on the roster, providing him with a second crack at the majors. Betancourt had been one of the Tribe’s most reliable arms out

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While We’re Waiting… Terrelle Pryor’s Tat, Hawks Fall Flat, and Tribe Tunes At-Bat

While We’re Waiting aims to be the round-up of the recent WFNY-esque information for your morning viewing. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. While I have no clue what sideways “Okay” signs mean, it looks like Terrelle Pryor’s arm is committed to throw passes in

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Indians Bullpen Update

I intentionally held off on this news until today as we had quite a bit of Indians news go down yesterday.  And heaven forbid we talk about all of our teams year round… If you would have asked me a week ago about the Indians bullpen coach, I would have told you that it was

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You May Want To Sit For This One…

While the Indians and fans alike are still reveling in the 20-win season of Cliff Lee, there is no denying that we’re are always looking at the “what-ifs.” What if Dennis Northcutt caught that pass against the Steelers. What if we don’t give up 30 yards on a third-and-long screen pass to the Raiders? What

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Un. Real.

Paul Byrd, in line for his first win in over a month, has to be absolutely thrilled with Rafael Betancourt right now. As a matter of fact, I’m not too pleased either.  Someone’s not invited to Carl Willis’ house this Christmas… All of the damage can be found after the jump.  Watch at your own

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Tribe Trade Rumors: Who’s Next?

  With the Tribe dropping their seventh straight game yesterday, it may be a safe assumption that the C.C. Sabathia trade is the first of what will likely be a handful of deals that the Indians make before the trade deadline at the end of this month.  Trading our ace for the Brewers’ top prospect

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Indians Shed Rain, Padres in Game One

Indians 9, Padres 5 (box) This one may not have ended until close to 1:30am, but it started and ended with Grady Sizemore. Leading off the game with a home run, Sizemore had to wait about six hours before he put the final nail in last night’s coffin – a two-run shot in the bottom

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Trying to Avoid a Sweep

Tigers 5, Indians 2 (box) Two games ago, the bullpen was responsible for the loss.  Yesterday, the bullpen didn’t even have a shot to make up for the previous implosion.  After falling behind 1-0 early, Jeremy Sowers tossed 90 pitches in only four innings of work – allowing five earned.  With an ERA of 2.08

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