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.
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.
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.
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
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
Do the Cleveland Indians have more money to spend than previously mentioned? Let’s explore how they could spend it if they do.
Chief Wahoo will be no more.
A look back at the career of the Hall-of-Fame-bound Jim Thome.
The Cleveland Indians should explore a trade with the newly outfield heavy Milwaukee Brewers.
I didn’t know it yet, but that Cleveland Indians 2016 postseason baseball run would change my experience of baseball, and fandom profoundly.
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.
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
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.
Discussions about Michael Brantley and Jason Kipnis should elicit wonder of their place in franchise history or excitement of future contributions towards what promises to be a World Series contending ballclub. However, instead, any positive memories or hope for the future from them has been displaced with anger, resentment, and frustration.
As we take a moment to celebrate one of the truly great Americans in Martin Luther King Jr., let’s take a moment to honor one of his inspirations, the Cleveland Indians’ own Larry Doby.
The Indians remain quiet on the free agent front, and while they’re not likely to make a splash, Lorenzo Cain would be the type of impact player that would be a perfect target.
Surprising projections for Cleveland Indian players from Fangraphs Steamer projection system are detailed within.
Jason Kipnis is still a Cleveland Indian. What does this mean for everyone else?
Surprising projections for 2018 Cleveland Indians players from Fangraphs Steamer projection system for the Indians are detailed.
The MLB Hot Stove might have forgotten to stock wood up for the winter, but the 2018 Cleveland Indians are still going to be a fun baseball team. Just over a month until pitchers and catchers report!