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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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What’s happening in the baseball world? While We’re Waiting…

Jacob Rosen riffs on the latest updates in the baseball world, including Indians free agency, Giancarlo Stanton, Shohei Ohtani, and the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Hot Stove Notebook: Kipnis, Salazar Trade Rumors and LoMo Love

Notes on the hot stove: Shaw leaves for Colorado, Indians eye backup option for Santana, and more trade speculation about Kipnis and Salazar.

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Hot Stove Notebook: Dominoes Start To Fall and a First Base Discussion

MLB Winter Meetings are starting up and there are tons of rumors about the Cleveland Indians floating around from Jason Kipnis trade talks to Matt Adams and even some Carlos Santana reports.

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The Carlos Santana saga continues

Is Carlos Santana “mostly dead” to the Cleveland Indians? Is Terry Francona faultless because of his regular season winning, and near World Series championship? WFNY’s Jim Pete and Mike Hattery do what they do best, skirt the edges of what folks want to talk about regarding the Indians, and get to the real meat and potatoes of the Tribe’s hot stove season.

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Hot Stove Notebook: On Indians Corner Infield Plans, Jose Abreu

On Jose Abreu trade rumors and the Cleveland Indians third base plans.

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Carlos Santana’s salary fits: While We’re Waiting

The Cleveland Indians financial plans likely include Carlos Santana’s potential 2018 salary, regardless of how the market plays out. The only questions remaining are whether or not he wants to come back, and whether or not the Indians want a five-year deal.

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Excitement for the return of Isaiah Thomas: While We’re Waiting

How big of an impact will Isaiah Thomas have on the Cavaliers upon his return? ESPN.com’s NBA crew was somewhat skeptical. WFNY’s Jacob Rosen is a bit more excited.

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Jimmy Haslam, Michael Brantley and the band Mansions: While We’re Waiting

It’s probably not a coincidence that Jimmy Haslam sold his family’s business just a few weeks prior to former employees going on trial for a fraud scheme.

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