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Masterson named opening day starter for Indians

By | March 12, 2014 12:14 am | 0 Comments

 

  Manager Terry Francona named Justin Masterson the Cleveland Indians’ opening day starter. Francona made the announcement after Masterson tossed four no-hit innings against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. The decision shouldn’t come as a surprise. Masterson went 14-10 last year with a 3.45 ERA. He also had 195 strikeouts. – Rick Green  

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Check out the ‘Kitchen Catch’ by Indians OF Carlos Moncrief

By | March 1, 2014 12:22 pm | 0 Comments

 

You probably won’t see a better photo from spring training than the one Paul Sancya captured for the Associated Press earlier this week.Sancya snapped a photo of Indians outfielder Carlos Moncrief catching a fly ball. What makes it special is the ad on the outfield wall for a homebuilding company. Moncrief’s grab makes it  look like he’s… View Article

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Finally, spring is here

By | February 8, 2014 12:01 am | 0 Comments

 

What a beautiful thing to see … spring training photos.   The Diamondbacks have started working out in Arizona. That means spring is nearly here. The Pirates’ first full-squad workout is Feb. 12. The Indians’ pitchers and catchers report Feb. 11. The Tigers’ pitchers and catchers report Feb. 13.   – Rick Green

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Get an inside look at the Indians’ clubhouse (video)

By | January 25, 2014 10:14 pm | 0 Comments

 

Indians outfielder Michael Bourn recently gave a tour of the Indians’ clubhouse. Here’s a look:   – Rick Green

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Thome excited to get a statue outside of Progressive Field (video)

By | January 25, 2014 10:13 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Cleveland Indians will honor Jim Thome with a statue of the home-run hitter outside Progressive Field. Here’s Thome on the honor: – Rick Green  

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Rangers land Choo for $130 million

By | December 21, 2013 6:31 pm | 0 Comments

 

You have to admit, the Texas Rangers like making a splash. The Rangers bolstered their offense Saturday by agreeing to a seven-year deal worth $130 million with former Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. The deal is pending a physical. Choo hit 20 home runs and stole 21 bases for the Cincinnati Reds last season. The Reds… View Article

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Hot stove heaters: Indians trade for reliever; Lough goes to O’s

By | December 19, 2013 1:13 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Cleveland Indians continue to address their bullpen, trading for Rockies reliever Josh Outman. Besides having a cool name for a reliever, Outman will likely earn a spot in the bullpen as the lefty specialist. Outman owned left-handed hitters last season, with a batting average against of .198. To strengthen their bullpen, the Tribe gave… View Article

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Will a HR-prone reliever help the Cleveland Indians?

By | December 16, 2013 12:32 pm | 0 Comments

 

Did you like Chris Perez, Indians fans? If you did, wait until you have John Axford pitching late in games next season. The team and Axford agreed to a one-year deal, pending a physical. Axford gave up 10 home runs and 39 walks in 69.1 innings in 2012. He had a WHIP of 1.442. Oh,… View Article

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Indians name minor league players of the year

By | November 24, 2013 5:55 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Cleveland Indians announced their minor league players of the year recently. Pitcher Cody Anderson received the Bob Feller Award. Anderson went 9-4 with a 2.34 ERA in 123.1 innings at for the Class A Carolina Mudcats. He made three starts for the Akron Aeros in August. On Aug. 20 against the Erie SeaWolves, Erie… View Article

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No surprise: Francona, Hurdle top managers (video)

By | November 13, 2013 12:22 pm | 0 Comments

 

The top managers in baseball are in Cleveland and Pittsburgh. After surprising seasons, it was no surprise that the Indians’ Terry Francona and the Pirates’ Clint Hurdle picked up manager awards Tuesday. It was a no-brain call by the voters. Both were deserving of the awards. Francona stepped in and led the Indians to wild-card… View Article

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