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Waiting For Next Year:
If you are my age or older, you have grown up with the Indians being relegated to playing “spoiler” over the last month of the season more times that you’d like to remember. See, what all of you in your born in the 90′s don’t realize was that September baseball was meaningLESS more than meaningFUL before Jacobs Field was born. It wasn’t all just Albert Belle home runs, Kenny Lofton stolen bases, and Manny Ramirez gap shot doubles. My September’s as a kid had expanded rosters galore and the likes of Luis Medina, Carmelo Castillo, and Kevin Rhomberg getting those late season at-bats to try and thwart the Toronto’s, Detroit’s, and Kansas City’s of the world from making it to the playoffs.
In essence, we are watching 1983 or 1984 or pick any year of my late 70′s and 80′s youth baseball right now. Insert Corey Kluber for Roy Smith. Kluber is one of the Indians “young arms” that they are taking a long look at over the last month and a half of the season. He’s not considered a top pr
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From the Aeros-
“Indians players Carlos Carrasco and Lonnie Chisenhall have been added to the Aeros on minor league rehab assignments, and prospects Ronny Rodriguez and Delvi Cid have been promoted from Class-A Carolina.
Carrasco, 25, underwent elbow reconstructive surgery (Tommy John) on September 21, 2011. He has not pitched since August 3, 2011, against Boston. He was placed...
Not much has gone right for the Cleveland Indians in the second half of the season. Most of the hitters have been in slumps, and most of the pitchers have struggled. However, one pitcher who is making the most of a bad situation is rookie right-hander Corey Kluber. Kluber pitched six solid innings Monday against a very good Detroit Tigers lineup to help lead the Indians to a rare...
Corey Kluber started his 7th game in the Major Leagues, He never had a win for the Indians until he beat the Detroit Tigers. Kluber looked as though he wouldn’t make it out of the first inning when he faced Detroit. All of a sudden he found his groove and was able to tame the Tigers of all teams. The Indians have had their way with Detroit this season, Kluber helped that continue...
The Columbus Clippers and the Cleveland Indians announced, per press release, a two year extension of their player development contract which will now extend through the 2016 season.
Ken Schnacke, President & GM, had these comments: “These first four seasons of being affiliated with the Cleveland Indians in our new ballpark has exceeded all of our expectations. The awards...
The Cleveland Indians announced Monday a two-year extension of their player development contract with triple-A Columbus that will run through the 2016 season. “The Clippers are a first-class organization that provides our players and staff with a major league-caliber operation and facility,” Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said. “We look forward to continuing this...
Some things are just UN-explainable, The Cleveland Indians can’t win games against teams they should be able to beat, when they play the Detroit Tigers the Indians turn into a play-off caliber team. The Indians haven’t won a series since the end of July.Yet they have just won the series against the Detroit Tigers and their high-priced power hitters. For the second night in...
Asdrubal Cabrera's tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday, giving right-hander Corey Kluber his first career victory.
Detroit entered the day tied for first in the AL Central. It was tied at 2 in the seventh when reliever Darin Downs (1-1) allowed two singles and a walk to load the bases with...
Player of the Game
Justin Masterson showed why he's the ace yet again, winning tonight's Player of the Game, his team leading 14th on the year. Masterson earned 3.98 points from 6 innings pitched, only allowing two runs and four hits while recording the win. Chris Perez and Vinnie Pestano each had scores over one as well as they continue to match each other with 34 saves...
In an interview with FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi, Cleveland Indians All-Star closer Chris Perez was asked to discuss the difference between his team and the Detroit Tigers. He obliged, and rather handsomely.
“Different owners,” said Perez. “It comes down to that. They (the Tigers) are spending money. He (Ilitch) wants to win. Even when the economy was down (in Detroit), he...
DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Masterson pitched six solid innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 3-2 on Tuesday night for their second straight victory over the playoff-chasing Tigers.
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer for Detroit, but the Tigers missed another opportunity against a struggling team. Masterson (11-12) allowed two runs and four hits. He walked one and struck out...
It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these, so, if for no other earthly reason than to prove that someone is watching these games, let’s get off a live-blog.
7:38 PM – Getting started late, which, if you’re new to these things, is nothing new for me. But believe it or not, the Indians have the early lead in this one. In the top of the second, Santana leads off with...
Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta shrugged off comments by closer Chris Perez about the way the team has been run, saying he cares more about how the right-hander performs in the ninth inning.
Perez was quoted in a foxsports.com report, saying the difference between the Indians and Detroit Tigers is ''different owners.'' He said Tigers owner Mike Ilitch is spending...
After continuing to dominate the first place Chicago White Sox this weekend, the Tigers continue to find ways to lose to teams they should be beating. This was the case Monday afternoon when Detroit dropped the series opener 3-2 to Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians from Comerica Park.
The Tigers who outscored the White Sox 16-7 over the weekend struggled to manufacture runs...