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Is Carlos Santana an AL Gold Glove candidate at first base?

The Cleveland Indians swept the New York Yankees just like they swept the Kansas City Royals. Quietly, the Tribe’s first baseman has been making a claim for a Gold Glove Award throughout.

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If you don’t watch a single play, are you even there? While We’re Waiting

The Corner claims a few more victims as the Tribe (allegedly) beat the Yankees on Friday night.

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Weekend shows how defense can win or lose championships: Ball Played

The Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees split the weekend series as defense looms large in each.

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Kluber blows out Yankee candle

The Cleveland Indians took the opening game of the series against the New York Yankees.

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Deconstructing the construction of the 2016 Cleveland Indians: Between Innings

The Cleveland Indians have become good at drafting and development but few have noticed. The results, however, are beginning to shine through.

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Former Cleveland Indian Nick Swisher set to re-join Yankees

In what has turned into a rollercoaster of a career, with more dips the past three seasons, it appears that former Cleveland Indians first baseman and outfielder Nick Swisher is set to head back to where his best years in the MLB took place. According to ESPN’s Andrew Marchand, the 35-year-old will ink a minor-league deal

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CC Sabathia opens up about addiction, rehab in The Players Tribune

“So many of the major choices in my life have been baseball decisions. But this was a life decision.”

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Weekend Recap: Indians win “epic” series against Yankees

It was a period of civil war. Tribe analytic versus traditional fans fighting over the reasons for a disappointing season and were about to face the evil Yankee Empire. During the initial battle, a rebel by the moniker of Little Cowboy managed to fluster the empire to earn the first win and inspire ballads that

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Francona: Umpire’s explanation was “atrocious” (Video)

Midway through Saturday’s tilt between the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees, Tribe manager Terry Francona was shown the door for arguing a call that, after the fact, appeared to be pretty clear cut. In the top of the fifth inning, with the Yankees leading 5-1 and Tribe runners on the corners, New York Shortstop

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C-Cap Recap: Ballad of The Little Cowboy

Josh Tomlin earned his first victory since last August as the Cleveland Indians kicked off a four-game weekend series in the Bronx with a 3-2 win over those delightful underdog scamps, the New York Yankees. The Indians (56-64) nearly took a page out of the Cleveland Browns playbook by blowing a lead hilariously in the

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Next Up: The AL East … to Boston and New York

The Indians are working on an 11-game road trip. For the Tribe, enemy territory has been friendlier than home cooking. Their record at home is 54-62, while on the road it’s 30-28. In an Indians season full of bewildering contradictions, this away-field advantage just might beat them all. (Or is it a home field disadvantage?)

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C-Cap Recap: The Two Trevors

Despite another noble effort with the sticks, the Cleveland Indians couldn’t overcome a rough outing from Trevor Bauer on Thursday night, dropping the finale of a three-game set with the New York Yankees, 8-6. The loss ended the Tribe’s four-game winning streak and pulled the Bombers out of their own five-game slide. It also means

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Ball played: Indians win Game 2 in only nine innings

Not only did the Cleveland Indians defeat the New York Yankees, 2-1, in Game 2 of their three-game series Wednesday night, and not only did they manage to get the job done in nine innings and in a shade under three hours, they also knocked the Yankees out of first place in the AL East. The

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Ball Played: Broken Bats, Bloopers, Bunts, and Brantley; Indians outlast Yanks in 16

The Cleveland Indians nearly had another familiar ending to a game in the 2015 season. The Indians hit 4-for-15 with RISP leaving 15 men on base throughout the night. Carlos Carrasco was spectacular as the starting pitcher and went deep into the game, but he left with a no decision. When the New York Yankees

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Next Up: Indians vs. Yankees and opportunities a-plenty

Well, whaddya know? The Cleveland Indians, in winning two of three games against the Minnesota Twins over the weekend, scored 34 runs. Perhaps the Twins are succumbing to the test by fire that is the long major league season. An in-house theory is the Change of Scenery thesis put forth by A. Clayman of WFNY.

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Indians to meet three playoff contenders, can still salvage season

The Cleveland Indians entered the 2015 with a lot of promise, having a pitching rotation chock full of electric arms, including last year’s AL Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber, and an offense that looked like it had a lot of balance up and down the lineup. Instead, the Tribe has greatly disappointed, currently eight games under

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Who are the Cleveland Indians’ three biggest rivals?

It’s nearly baseball season and Will Leitch put together an interesting article at Sports on Earth talking about each MLB team’s three biggest rivals. He is requesting feedback too as opposed to trying to dictate the teams and the order of importance as rivals. I find it to be an interesting conversation for the Indians.

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Could Joba Chamberlain be a fit for the Indians bullpen?

Last week, rumors circulated that the Indians were still interested in adding one more legitimate late-inning reliever to their bullpen. The options are winding down, so one particular name caught my eye over the weekend. ESPN’s Jim Bowden — yes, that same Jim Bowden who imploded during the trade deadline season — wrote an article

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Judging the 2014 Cleveland Indians season – WFNY Podcast – 2014-09-27

I welcomed back my friend Joe Petrich from the Cleveland band Something Involving a Monkey to discuss the 2014 Cleveland Indians. Joe is a brilliant guitarist and musician, but he also is about as knowledgable a Cleveland Indians fan that I know. We discussed the following… Chris Antonetti and his future with the Indians Expectations

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Hating Derek Jeter’s retirement party, Josh Gordon’s maturation, Coinmonster and Pabstolutely

I’ve been a hater before. It’s true. I was in a lonely chorus of folks who decided not to be all that impressed by Cal Ripken on his retirement tour. I hated all the self-important pomp and circumstance surrounding the end of his “iron man” streak of games. I’m not an overly sentimental person, so

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