Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
The Ultimate Team
In our Tuesday morning Second Thoughts piece the IBI’s Kevin Dean asked who the Indians’ MVP is this season. As expected, the responses were all over the place.
This is of no surprise because this team truly does not have an MVP. There has been no guy that carried the team on their back all season. That has far from been the case as it has been a complete effort 1 through 25 all season as every single player on the roster has had a hand in winning games all season, including guys beyond the regular 25-man roster (Matt Carson anyone?).
The Indians don’t have an MVP. If they had to step up to a podium and except a team MVP award, everyone would have to step up to it. All 25 players, Terry Francona and the coaching staff, and even the front office.
It has just been a collective team effort this season.
The much maligned front office had a very good offseason finding a few gems in free agency like Scot...