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Players of Joy Series: Part 1

How do players become our favorites? Why are they often not just the best players on the team we follow?

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Top Five Things To Watch For During Indians’ Stretch Run

Now that football has started, it’s easy to forget that baseball is still going on. Here is a late-season check in on the storylines for the last few weeks of the regular season.

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Carlos Carrasco: Under-appreciated With A Side of Breaking Balls

Carlos Carrasco: Always under-appreciated and always hurling breaking balls. How he has maintained success through the aging curve.

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Displacing Kipnis — A Plan for Making Room for Josh Donaldson

The Indians’ acquisition of Josh Donaldson leaves Jason Kipnis without a position — mapping out a plan for his playing time heading towards October.

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Tribe trends to watch in September: Between Innings

The 2018 Cleveland Indians were expected to win the AL Central division and they have not disappointed. September might seem a droll for a team already slotted into the postseason, but there are important things to watch.

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A tale of two Melkies and what to expect: Between Innings

The 2018 Cleveland Indians offense has been given a big boost in the second half by a surging Melky Cabrera. Can he continue to be a useful player for the Tribe?

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Jose Ramirez is a Hitting Savant

The Cleveland Indians Jose Ramirez has transformed himself into one of the Top 5 hitters in baseball as he continues to evolve in the batter’s box.

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Kluber’s Unconventional, Encouraging Start

Corey Kluber gave up three runs to the Red Sox, but there was something in the box score that looked a little more like the dominant Cy Young winner that he was in 2017.

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While We’re Waiting: Baseball, Hamilton, and Rise Against

WFNY’s Corey Barnes talks about the Indians, the upcoming MLB postseason, and his experience seeing “Hamilton: An American Musical”.

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Ramirez and Lindor should be a marketing goldmine: Between Innings

The Cleveland Indians Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez are two of the most marketable star players the city has ever had play for a local ballclub. So, why isn’t anyone doing anything about it?

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Yonder Alonso, Carlos Santana, and the Cost Per Win Fallacy

Yonder Alonso and Carlos Santana will be forever linked, as the former was signed to replace the latter. Does comparing them do justice to the “cost per win” argument?

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The anatomy of an Andrew Miller outing

Andrew Miller’s 2018 won’t go down as his greatest season, but he’s trying to dial it in for the playoffs over the final few weeks. Are there positive signs from Miller?

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Leonys Martin and the Elevation Revelation: Between Innings

Given the rumors of Bryce Harper to Cleveland amongst others, Leonys Martin was an underwhelming trade acquisition. Looking deeper into his swing path and batted ball profile gives cause for excitement, however.

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Your Cy Young Frontrunner, Trevor Bauer

Leaning on a slider that is inducing whiffs at an alarming clip, Trevor Bauer is ready to battle for the Cy Young award over the next seven weeks.

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A Lost Season?

Despite having two MVP candidates, no less than two Cy Young favorites, and five All-Stars his Cleveland Indians season has gone and felt much more different than those of the past and Frank Ryan is here to explain.

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The Ballad of Jose Ramirez: While We’re Waiting

Jose Ramirez is making history with his huge 2018 season. How big of a season is it already? You’ll likely be surprised.

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Indians past August upgrades show potential for 2018: Between Innings

The Indians have been active in the past in August waivers. That history shows it could happen again in 2018.

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The Indians acquire Oscar Mercado

The Cleveland Indians still have pretty big issues in the outfield heading into the 2018 playoffs. Is it possible that Oscar Mercado is more than just minor league fill? If you peel back the layers, the 23-year old may provide some outfield relieve not only in 2018, but beyond.

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Indians Trade for Leonys Martin

The Indians have traded middle infield prospect Willi Castro for Detroit Tigers center fielder Leonys Martin and starting pitcher Kyle Dowdy. The Indians have received little production from center field in 2018 with Bradley Zimmer, Greg Allen, and Rajai Davis all failing to produce that which would constitute league average production. Indians center fielders have

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The Yonder Alonso Bargain Is Paying Off

Though he signed a deal in the offseason for fewer years and dollars, Yonder Alonso is having a better offensive year than Carlos Santana, the player he replaced.

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