Indians

Indians Bullpen Implosion Aided by Inexplicable Miscommunication

Just when you think you’ve heard it all — Terry Francona and Carl Willis team up for a miscommunication that potentially cost their ball club a game.

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Indians

Indians Bullpen Options: Marlins Edition

The Indians continue scouring the market for relief pitchers. A match could be made with the club in Miami.

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Indians

Indians Reportedly Scouting Orioles Relievers

The Indians season has been a myriad of prolific starting pitching, Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez adulation, and a trail of utter sadness courtesy of the relief pitching corps. Beyond the mainstays, the trial runs have been collectively ineffective with the recent developing exceptions of Neil Ramirez and Oliver Perez. As the season tumbles towards

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Indians

Patience Required – Shane Bieber Developing Early

Shane Bieber’s first two starts have been a mixed bag — a brief overview of where the rookie pitcher has found some success.

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Indians

Notes on Indians First Pick Noah Naylor

Indians target prep players early in MLB draft, with their first choice being Noah Naylor out of St. Joan of Arc Catholic in Ontario.

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Cavaliers

Cavs Couldn’t Find A Break; I Couldn’t Find A Shirt

As the fourth consecutive rendition of Cavaliers versus Warriors in the NBA Finals tipped off on Thursday night, my abode was bustling with frenetic energy. The source of this energy had nothing to do with the usual anxiety about seeing a Cleveland team battle it out for a professional sports crown. It had nothing to

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Indians

Homers off Kluber Piling Up But Not Main Concern

Corey Kluber is giving up a lot of homers, but that is not the main concern. WFNY’s Gage Will looks deeper into Kluber’s stat page for answers.

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Indians

Young and Hungry: Lindor and Ramirez Pacing Each Other to Greatness

The numbers are strikingly similar from Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor. Each hitter has refused to let off the gas pedal to start the 2018 season.

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Indians

Buying Kipnis Stock Despite Turmoil

Jason Kipnis stock in 2018 has more ups and downs than Wall Street. Checking out the underlying numbers of his performance show it is time to buy.

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General

Leveraging the Fifth Starter Spot: Tomlin’s Time

The rotation spot held by Josh Tomlin is tenuous. Is he going to hold the role or are there reinforcements in the minors? Gage Will investigates.

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Indians

Indians Outfield Still Searching for an Identity

An eighth of the season under their belts, the Indians have yet to find the correct mesh in the outfield.

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Indians

Evaluating an Evolving Edwin

A steady dose of first-pitch offspeed offerings morphed Edwin Encarnacion’s 2017 profile. Baseball is a game of adjustments, however, and Edwin has adjusted in extraordinary fashion.

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Browns, WWW

The Pro Day Heard ‘Round The World: While We’re Waiting

USC’s Sam Darnold went full legend at his Pro Day, prompting the NFL world to stop on its axis.

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General, Indians

How Rooting for the MLB Privileged Class Changes Our Expectations

How Rooting for the MLB Privileged Class Changes Our Expectation

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Indians

Corner of Hot Takes and Ontario: Episode 3

Francisco Mejia’s positional uncertainty. The new Tyler Naquin. Minor league plate appearance dispersion. And more. The third installment of the Corner of Hot Takes and Ontario podcast.

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Indians

Andrew Miller Changed But No One Noticed

Last year, Andrew Miller turned into a different pitcher. Giving up more fly balls and line drives should have spelled doom but another story unfolded.

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Indians, WWW

Jason Kipnis and Tyler Naquin Boomerang Effect: While We’re Waiting

Not much seems to be expected from Jason Kipnis or Tyler Naquin in 2018, but the two Cleveland Indian players were beloved not too long ago.

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Indians

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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Indians

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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Buckeyes

A Trip To Mackey – The Most Intimidating Arena in the Big Ten

The Buckeyes look to keep their conference title hopes alive at Mackey Arena, the most intimidating venue in the Big Ten.

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