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The Indians infield could use a tweak

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.

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The Indians extended spring training: While We’re Waiting

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.

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Finding Jason Kipnis: Part 2

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?

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What the heck is going on in the Indians outfield: While We’re Waiting

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.

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A Road Map for Indians World Series Contention in 2019, 2020

WFNY’s Mike Hattery draws out a road map for the Cleveland Indians to follow as a guide to future World Series beyond 2018.

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Michael Brantley Can Jog: A Timeline of Mishaps and Mistakes

While good outcomes can come out of horrible processes, the Michael Brantley timeline is one for the ages.

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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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Jason Kipnis at Second Base is Both Good and Bad

Jason Kipnis is still a Cleveland Indian. What does this mean for everyone else?

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Cleveland Indians and Projection Systems: Position Players

Surprising projections for 2018 Cleveland Indians players from Fangraphs Steamer projection system for the Indians are detailed.

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The Indians 22-Game Winning Streak: Top Stories of 2017 — No. 2

The Indians rattled off a winning streak to remember. It checks in at No. 2 on our top Cleveland sports moments of the year.

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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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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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Tribe outfield thoughts over the hot stove: While We’re Waiting

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.

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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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Indians Hot Stove: 2018 options for third base

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.

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The optimal Game 5 lineup for the Indians against CC Sabathia

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.

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Why you need to watch the last four Indians games

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.

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Young and Dangerous: Between Innings

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.

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Just how did the Indians get so much talent?

A deep dive into the 2017 Cleveland Indians 40-man roster to see just how they collected so much talent.

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Optimizing the Indians ALDS Roster

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.

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