Found April 05, 2013 on Fangraphs:
It has never happened, but it might this year – the Cleveland Indians could face the Cincinnati Reds in the World Series. Other match-ups are more likely — Nationals vs. Tigers, for instance — but Ohio’s teams may be on a collision course. It is less of a long shot than you might think. On paper,...

Billy Hamilton leaves the game with an apparent shoulder injury

Billy Hamilton dove back into the bag on a pick off and appeared to have injured his shoulder. He was checked by the trainer and then left the game. I will update this post when more is known.   C. Trent Rosecrans just tweeted this: Initial reports from Louisville are the Billy Hamilton injury is “nothing serious.” Will be re-evaluated after the game.

Series won, questions answered

CINCINNATI For one day, at least, Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker can say that four major questionable components of his team are solvent. ONE: Can Todd Frazier replace Scott Rolen at third base with no noticeable dissipation of offense and defense? TWO: Can Shin-Soo Choo play center field and provide the team with the leadoff hitter theyve tried to find for a decade? THREE...

Man makes perfect one handed catch while holding baby

This guy’s got balls. If he misses that catch, disaster could’ve struck and really harmed his child. We’re sure his wife is not pleased either way. But this guy wasn’t going to let that happen, as he snagged the ball with perfection, prompting cheers from those around him.  H/T USA Today Sports. Via @scottjohnson48

Indians put LHP Scott Kazmir on disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have placed left-hander Scott Kazmir on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right ribcage muscle. The team made the move on Saturday. Cleveland also recalled right-hander Trevor Bauer from Triple-A Columbus to start Saturday night against Tampa Bay. The Indians had said Thursday that the moves were coming.

The 2013 Transaction Rundown: April 2-5

Man!  It's good to be back at the Transactions Log! Welcome to the 2013 Edition of The Transaction Rundown!  Your weekly source for transactiony goodness from all levels of the Cleveland Indians organization. As always, you can get your daily fix of roster movement anytime by checking out the Transactions Log.  Just click on "2013" under the "Transactions"...

Reds crush Nats 15-0 behind 6 HRs

Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart each homered twice, and the Reds hit six in all -- including Xavier Paul's pinch grand slam -- while sending the Washington Nationals to a 15-0 defeat Friday night, their first loss this season and their worst loss since returning as a team. It was their most lopsided loss since baseball returned to Washington in 2005, topping a 15-1 defeat to Detroit...

Minor League Game Preview – 4/4/13

Opening day in the Minor League season is upon us. Bakersfield hasn’t announced their opening day starter yet, but the other three teams have. Louisville and Dayton both get started at 6:35 tonight. Tony Cingrani will take the mound at home for Louisville. Robert Stephenson will toe the rubber on the road for Dayton. Pensacola will get things rolling at home at 8:00 this evening...

IBI Digest: 3/30/13-4/6/13

Baseball is officially back! The big league club is in action, the minor league teams are playing, and you can go to your local ballpark and catch a game. After the long offseason, I think everyone can join with me when I say "Finally!" Here are all of the pieces that went up on IBI over the past week: Subscription Pieces 2013 Indians minor league full season rosters announced...

The Inside Pitch 2.1: Debut show for 2013

The Inside Pitch is back for 2013. The Inside Pitch is an on-line radio show hosted by Andrew Zajac and Jeff Ellis, who are two contributing members of The show debuted in April of 2012 and has a heavy focus on fantasy baseball, though depending on the time of the year the show also focuses on other subjects like the Cleveland Indians, the Major League...

Reynolds' HR gives Indians 3-2 win over Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking home run in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Reynolds drilled a leadoff shot into the second deck off Sergio Santos (0-1), the fifth Blue Jays reliever. The homer helped the Indians overcome a blown save by Chris Perez, who surrendered a tying shot by Jose Bautista in the ninth...

Indians shut down by Moore, suffer 4-0 loss to Rays

TAMPA - When going on a road trip, it’s easy to leave some necessary belongings behind. For the Indians, it looked like the team left their hitting shoes behind the Canadian border in Toronto, as Tampa Bay shutout the Tribe on Friday night, 4-0. Cleveland hitters could not string together any sort of offense against Rays crafty left-hander Matt Moore. The southpaw blanked the Indians...

Reds 5, Angels 4

Brandon Phillips hit a three-run homer in his new role as Cincinnati's cleanup hitter, and Joey Votto drove in the winning run with a ninth-inning single Wednesday night, rallying the Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. They've split the first two games of the first interleague series to open a season. Votto's first hit of the season off left-hander Scott...

4/5 Game Recap: Indians 2 - Rays 2

Roster Moves: In what looks to be the last pitching rotation announcement for awhile, the Indians have stated that Carlos Carrasco will be entered into the rotation between Ubaldo Jimenez and Brett Myers next time around as expected. This means Trevor Bauer will make just a single start before being sent back down, possibly for Jason Giambi who is due to join the team next week....
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