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Pirates 23th, Indians 24th in Forbes’ most valuable teams

   March 29, 2014 11:27 pm    0

There’s no surprise that the Yankees still top Forbes’ most valuable teams list. The Bronx Bombers have a value estimated at $2.5 billion. The Pirates are ranked 23rd, with an estimated value of $572 million, just ahead of the 24th-ranked Indians at $570 million. The Tampa Bay Rays are last at $480 million. The Detroit Tigers…

 

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Watch it: Indians’ Hamilton tears up watching son (video)

   March 25, 2014 1:49 pm    0

Cleveland Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton has plenty of emotion in the booth. He had plenty of reason Monday. His son Nick got his first at-bat in the bigs during a Cactus League game. Here’s the clip: Your browser does not support iframes. A pretty special moment. — Rick Green

 

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Masterson named opening day starter for Indians

   March 12, 2014 12:14 am    0

  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

   March 1, 2014 12:22 pm    0

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…

 

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Finally, spring is here

   February 8, 2014 12:01 am    0

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)

   January 25, 2014 10:14 pm    0

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)

   January 25, 2014 10:13 pm    0

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

   December 21, 2013 6:31 pm    0

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…

 

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

   December 19, 2013 1:13 pm    0

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…

 

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Will a HR-prone reliever help the Cleveland Indians?

   December 16, 2013 12:32 pm    0

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,…

 

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