Cleveland Indians Archive

July 1, 2019

Tribe Tetralogy: While We’re Waiting

The 2019 Cleveland Indians are trying to finish a season with something no other team has been able to do in this era; a World Series win. The narratives have been setup over the past four years... is a storybook finish in the works?
June 28, 2019

The Supporting Cast Has Carried the Cleveland Indians

The 2019 Cleveland Indians are being propped up by depth, bullpen, and the general supporting cast. What happens if the stars show up too?
June 25, 2019

Tuesday Tribe Take: A Mid-season, Off-season Retrospective

Almost halfway through the season, we look at the offseason moves for the Tribe and re-evaluate them
June 24, 2019

Can the 2019 Tribe win one for the Kipper?

The 2019 Cleveland Indians had a worrisome spot in the order at second base due to the decreased productivity of Jason Kipnis. Has that changed?
June 21, 2019

So Far, Jake Bauers Has Struck Out

Jake Bauers has done little to quell the fan's insistence that the Yandy Diaz trade was wrong. While he has started to hit more of late, the strikeouts are still puzzling to WFNY's Mitch Krall.
June 20, 2019

My new favorite player, Oscar Mercado: While We’re Waiting

Is Mercado as good as Brantley? No, Brantley is a former MVP finalist and there is simply too much swing and miss in Mercado's game as it currently is built to get up to his 2014 heights. But if we take Mercado for what he is: an acceptable facsimile of a veteran hitter with newer toys and a slightly different approach, we will be just fine. And I have a new favorite player! 
June 18, 2019

Tuesday Tribe Take – ‘Pen deserves a Hand

The Tribe bullpen has been the best position group over the course of the year and Brad Hand is a big reason why.
June 17, 2019

What qualifies someone as an All-Star: While We’re Waiting

The 2019 MLB All-Star game is in Cleveland. Unfortunately, the selection process hones in on the first half of what has been an uneven-- at best-- performance for the Indians.
June 13, 2019

Mike Freeman Has The Hottest Takes

The Cleveland Indians in the Terry Francona era have been top-heavy. In 2019, they finally tipped over, but there are a few glimmers including one from Mike Freeman... despite his 0.00 fWAR value.