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No matter how much power Asdrubal Cabrera adds to his game, he will likely be regarded first for his defensive prowess and his ability to constantly tap into his bottomless tank of energy. In recognition of those attributes, Cabrera was nominated for a pair of Major League Baseball's GIBBY Awards.

Indians declining option on Grady?

The Indians reportedly will decline their option on outfielder Grady Sizemore who has been the face of the franchise. He's been hampered by injuries the past few years.

In An Ideal World Sizemore’s Option Wouldn’t Be a Question

First of all, please don’t accuse me of bashing the Dolan family.  That isn’t what this post is about.  They deserve some of the blame for their spending habits, but ultimately they are playing in an environment that has all sorts of factors working outside of their control as well.  Over poker last night I was talking to my friends about what this team would be like if Dick...

Indians expected to decline Sizemore’s 2012 option

In a post to Twitter, Jordan Bastian of says the Indians are expected to decline OF Grady Sizemore’s option for 2012. The 29 year old Sizemore just concluded a six year, $23.45 million contract he signed with the Indians in March, 2006. The Indians hold an $8.5 million option for 2012 with a $500,000 buyout. He’s played in just 210 games since 2009 and has hit just .234...

Should Jason Donald have a chance to win the Cleveland Indians' third-base job in 2012? Hey, Hoynsie!

With the off-season roster moves approaching, there's plenty of questions for beat writer Paul Hoynes.

Indians likely to decline Sizemore's option

It is expected that the Indians will decline the Grady Sizemore's club option for next season prior to Monday's deadline for a decision. The Indians have not made anything official, but it is expected that the organization will also exercise the Fausto Carmona's $7 million club option for 2012.

Indians need to lock up Asdrubal Cabrera - Comment of the Day

"It's always a gamble, of course, but I'd like to see the Tribe lock Astro up for five more years. Dude is coming into his own as a thumper." - sonnynono

Winning by Clogging

The Cardinals won the World Series by clogging up the bases. They posted an OBP of .366, which is an incredible number for a team, tied for 17th in World Series history. The broke the record of 40 walks held by the 1997 Cleveland Indians, drawing 41. At times it did seem like those walks were doing nothing more than clogging the bases. The Cardinals hit just .203 with runners...

Stay In The Ass-Cab

Member when the Beastie Boys first came on the scene with (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)?  Sounded like a one hit wonder at the time.  Even the goofy video seemed like a band that will come and go before Adam Curry’s hair fell.  Yeah, they ended up exceeding expectations almost immediately.  2012 was Paul Revere, Brass Monkey, She’s Crafty, Girls and even their...

Exciting six up for GIBBY's Wow Factor honors

Shane Victorino, Jose Reyes, Starlin Castro, Robinson Cano, Mike Stanton and Asdrubal Cabrera, who all have the talent to bring fans to the edge of their seats, are nominated for GIBBY Wow Factor honors.
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