Free Yandy Diaz. Well, not just to bring Diaz to the MLB level, but to fix a specific flaw the 2018 Cleveland Indians have with their roster and lineup. It is such an easy fix, if the Tribe is willing to do it.
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 2018 Cleveland Indians have a ton of talent amassed on their outfield depth chart. Of course, all of the potential options have a huge variance in their expected production for this season. Here is where the team stands today.
WFNY’s Mike Hattery draws out a road map for the Cleveland Indians to follow as a guide to future World Series beyond 2018.
While good outcomes can come out of horrible processes, the Michael Brantley timeline is one for the ages.
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
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 Indians rattled off a winning streak to remember. It checks in at No. 2 on our top Cleveland sports moments of the year.
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.
The Cleveland Indians have a whole bunch of questions in their 2018 outfield, but the Tribe might just stand pat. Here is a list of their most probable possibilities.
On Jose Abreu trade rumors and the Cleveland Indians third base plans.
The 2018 Cleveland Indians do not have a set third baseman who is obvious to be an every day starter. WFNY takes a look at the internal and external options for the job.
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.
Battle for the fourth starter, standings watch, and rehabilitation from injuries are among the reasons to watch the Cleveland Indians final four regular season games.
Giovanny Urshela, Greg Allen, Erik Gonzalez, and Yandy Diaz are all a big part of the future for the Cleveland Indians. Each is doing their best to have that future start now.
A deep dive into the 2017 Cleveland Indians 40-man roster to see just how they collected so much talent.
Now that the magic number for the Cleveland Indians is down to four with 16 games to play, Mike Hattery takes a look at how the ALDS roster might shake out.