Francisco Lindor created a big moment for the Cleveland Indians and the people of Puerto Rico. While Roberto Perez will get his chance in Game 2, there was no reason to keep him from playing in Game 1 as well.
The Cleveland Indians can give their offense a boost– if they want to do it. Or, the Tribe can continue handicapping themselves with the bottom of their order.
Francisco Mejia could prove to be a valuable part of the Indians’ active roster. WFNY’s Jim Pete wonders if it will be as a catcher, an outfielder, or will the Indians be patient with their next potential superstar?
WFNY’s Jim Pete discusses how Terry Francona handles spring training, and how April and May are months in which Francona continues to make roster decisions, with an eye on August and September. He also takes a look at a thread of questions that could relate to each other, starting with Michael Brantley’s health, and how it could domino in April.
WFNY’s Jim Pete takes a look at Jason Kipnis’s past, to help predict his future. Will Kipnis regain his All-Star form as the Indians’ second baseman, or will he find himself without a position again, and struggling to find his form after a bad 2017?
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.
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.
Shohei Ohtani is coming to MLB to play ball. Do the Cleveland Indians have a chance to sign him? WFNY’s Joe Gerberry explores their odds.
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.
Double the Z, double the Flava. Tito Boyzz might bring about an earlier close to the contention window than necessary for the current era of the Cleveland Indians.
Jose Ramirez, Corey Kluber, and Terry Francona announced as finalists for the BBWAA American League MVP, Cy Young, and Manager of the Year awards.
The Cleveland Indians opted in on Michael Brantley’s contract. It could pay off for the Tribe, but there are a bunch of risk items to evaluate with it.
The Cleveland Indians announced the team has named Carl Willis as Pitching Coach, replacing Mickey Callaway. Willis rejoins the Tribe after a seven-year stint away from the team.
Current sports mood? Go out to eat with a coach? Follow a player off the field? Oh, and sure, we’ll force a Browns question. What is the WFNY Staff thinking about right now?
The Cleveland Indians followed up a World Series appearance with an early exit. There’s only one thing you can call it.
The Indians offense was almost non-existent in New York. Returning to Cleveland for a win-or-go-home Wednesday night, Cleveland needs to roll out their best possible lineup for Game 5. Here’s what we think it should look like.
Sometimes after a game it feels good to dive in the numbers and try to fully understand exactly what happened. Sometimes it just feels good to reach way deep down into your guts and let your feels out.
Terry Francona probably should never be questioned again. He will be questioned, but he probably shouldn’t be.
Whether it was Trevor Bauer’s dominate performance on the mound, Jay Bruce hitting in three runs, or Jason Kipnis’ diving catch in center field, the Indians dominated in their 4-0 win over the Yankees to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series.
There are a couple understandable concerns with Kipnis and Tomlin heading into the playoffs. Fans of the Cleveland Indians are correct about questioning Terry Francona on them.