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Welcome home, Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is back with the 2019 Cleveland Indians and it is a beautiful thing. Here’s why.

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Your morning reminder that the Indians are good: While We’re Waiting

Hand-wringing is in fashion this offseason when discussing the 2019 Cleveland Indians. Let’s not forget this is still an incredible and fun team.

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To trade Corey Kluber, or not to, that is not any easy question

Whether the Indians trade Corey Kluber, or don’t trade Kluber, it sure feels like a win-lose scenario, either way.

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Indians Hot Stove Targets Mike Moustakas and Evan Gattis

The Indians have maneuvered themselves into a position where they could use some DH pop. Evan Gattis and Mike Moustakas are reasonable targets.

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The New Indians Round-up: Alex Call and Andruw Monasterio

The Indians made a flurry of moves. No frontline starter traded, but some interesting prospects added.

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Indians Trade Disappointing Alonso

In the winter of 2017, the Indians signed Yonder Alonso coming off a career year to replace the exiting Carlos Santana. Just a year later the Indians have returned to stasis with Santana in the fold as well as Jake Bauers and Bobby Bradley waiting in the wings; Yonder Alonso became an $8 million afterthought.

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Did the Indians really just get worse? Maybe not. While We’re Waiting

On paper it would be easy to argue the Indians got worse by trading Edwin Encarnacion. In the game of baseball, it’s not so easy to make that conclusion.

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Indians re-aquire Carlos Santana, but at a cost

The Cleveland Indians made a couple of bold moves in reshaping the 2019 roster.

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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 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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It’s OPENING DAY at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario

The Cleveland Indians are ready to put the 2017-2018 Hot Stove season behind them…and newsflash…they’re going to be really good. Take a “quick” and somewhat fun look with WFNY’s Jim Pete, at what the Indians look like to start the year off.

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Indians Top 10 Since 1994 Roundtable

Numerous WFNY writers endeavored to build a list of the 10 best Indians since the opening of Jacobs Field. The requirements being that the player had to play in Jacobs Field but their entire track record may be considered. You will notice considerable differences in the list often tied to whether the individual valued longevity or peak production or both equally.

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Indians’ Yonder Alonso trying to fit in with new club

Being one of the lone new guys on a World Series contender can be tough, but Yonder Alonso seems to be fitting in quite well with his new club. His personality seems to fit just right with his Indians teammates.

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MLB Hot Stove: Report says Tribe almost traded Edwin Encarnacion

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.

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The Indians Were Passive on the Base Paths in 2017; it Helped

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

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Yonder Alonso doesn’t have to be Carlos Santana: While We’re Waiting

The value of Carlos Santana over the years can’t just be measured in pure numbers. His roster and line-up flexibility may have been the best in Major League baseball, and while that “stat” is hard to value, it has allowed the Indians to make moves other teams couldn’t.

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Indians Make Launch Angle Gamble In Signing Yonder Alonso

The Indians are making a gamble that Yonder Alonso is a changed man.

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Slow cooking on the MLB hot stove: Why the sluggish offseason?

WFNY’s Gage Will and Joe Gerberry discuss the slow moving offseason and how it impacts the Cleveland Indians.

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We’ll always have Toronto: While We’re Waiting

The Carlos Santana era with the Cleveland Indians has ended. Everyone from Anderson Hernandez to Jerad Head to Giovanny Urshela has played with him. Here’s one more post to show our appreciation.

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Carlos Santana signs with Philadelphia Phillies

Carlos Santana has agreed to terms with the Philadelphia Phillies, adding to the list of departing Indians.

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