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Harold Arthur Trosky Sr.
Top 10 MVP (1934, 1936)
Best Season (1936)
In 1934, after only eleven professional games, Hal Trosky took over the firstbaseman's role for the Tribe and didn't relinquish it until he left the team in 1942. From 1934 until 1940 he was arguably the best offensive player on the team every single season. During that time he never had a season with less than 19 home runs or 90 RBI. The 1930's were not a particularly good decade for the team, but there is no question that Hal Trosky was a star. He retain...
BEST OF MAXIM
There's probably nothing quite like running a major league baseball team and waking up to find out one of the guys you're counting on is not whom you thought he was.
One day the Cleveland Indians feel like Fausto Carmona is an erratic but still reasonably young pitcher who might be able to turn around a rocky career.
A few hours later he's a post-30 guy...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- From year to year and game to game, the Cleveland Indians never knew what to expect from Fausto Carmona.
On Thursday, he stunned them again.
Carmona, the Indians' opening-day starter last season, was arrested in the Dominican Republic for allegedly using a false identity. Officials in his native country are contesting his real name...
Matt LaPorta (Photo: AP)Many voices have shouted from their teepee’s about what the Indians should do at the not-so-hot corner.Carlos Pena and Case Kotchman are available and potential fits (though left-handed in the heavily tilted Tribe lineup). Matt LaPorta is the struggling not-so-green prospect (but right-handed). It is very clear to say that Kotchman or Pena are more guaranteed...
He is Roberto Hernandez Heredia. That is all. More »
Yesterday, Enrique Rojas broke the news that Fausto Carmona‘s real name is actually Roberto Heredia, and he’s three years older than his listed age of 28. Additionally, because he was using a false identity, Carmona’s Heredia’s chances of securing a work visa seem to be less than stellar. Previous players who have gotten caught using a false name and birthdate have ended...
Indians will rely on a nucleus of players under age 30, some proven at the big league level, and others having shown potential for success. Links to more Indians stories.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Indians right-hander Fausto Carmona and accused him of using a false identity to try to obtain a U.S. visa, a police spokesman said.
Indians' SS Asdrubal Cabrera
The lines in the sand got a little clearer this week in regard to the Indians’ arbitration-eligible players. Of the seven guys who were potentially going to arbitration with the club*, five avoided their hearings by agreeing to one-year deals: Jack Hannahan, Chris Perez, Justin Masterson, Joe Smith, and Shin-Soo Choo. All received some form...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona has been arrested for allegedly using a false identity in the Dominican Republic, where officials are contesting his real name and birthdate.A police spokesman said Carmona was arrested Thursday outside the U.S. consulate in Santo Domingo. Carmona had gone there to renew ...
CLEVELAND - Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona has been arrested for allegedly using a false identity in...
A spokesman for police in the Dominican Republic says the Cleveland Indians pitcher known as Fausto Carmona has been arrested for using a false identity. It is the second such case involving a major leaguer in four months. Maximo Baez Aybar said Thursday that Carmona was arrested outside the U.S. consulate in Santo Domingo.
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Good long read on several topics relating to the Indians- “As of right now, the Indians have 10 contracts settled for the 2012 season. There is $50.31 million locked up...
Chris Antonetti and Company are hard at work this Tuesday afternoon, reportedly agreeing to terms with side-armed relief pitcher Joe Smith, per MLB.com’s Jordan Basitan.
On the heels of their agreement with third baseman Jack Hannahan, this deal – reportedly for $1.75 million – allows the Indians to avoid arbitration with the veteran bullpen arm.
In 67 innings pitched ...
Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona has been arrested on suspicion of using a false identity in the Dominican Republic, where officials are contesting his real name and birth date.
Plain Dealer reporter says Masterson's won-lost record does not reflect the quality year he had in 2011.