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Some people work to live, while others live to work. Cleveland Indians’ centerfielder LeVon Washington prefers the latter. After a disappointing 2012 campaign that was cut very short because of a hip injury, Washington is hard at work this offseason and has focused 100% of his effort on making a big comeback in 2013.
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Welcome to the newest feature at Indians Baseball Insider, the IBI Power Poll. The Poll will take a look at a relevant topic of the time, an all-time list, or just something that we're talking about here at the IBI home offices. There's nothing like a list to spur a debate, so join us in our lively banter with our weekly polls! Today's poll focuses on the best Indians...
Every few years professional sports teams do a refresh of their merchandise, hats, uniforms etc. Well it’s that time now and the Cleveland Indians have a new batting practice cap. The Indians along with the rest of the teams have released a new cap as well and can be viewed [...]
Carlos Santana looked like the Carlos Santana we all want to see in 2013 Thursday night, hitting a home run and drawing two walks. He was not the only Cleveland player making waves around the world, though, as Jose Ramirez, Ryan Battaglia, and others impressed. Join Jim Piascik as he checks in to the action last night and goes Around The Farm.
So much for a slumping Carlos Santana. The switch-hitter's hitting prowess was on display again as Santana once again put together a very strong performance in a DWL playoff game. Plus, Asdrubal Cabrera has a nice night at the plate and Jesus Aguilar makes a rare appearance in the VWL. The IBI's Steve Orbanek recaps all the action and provides all of the night's statistics...
Here is a listing of Cleveland Indians' players that were released or elected to voluntarily retire over the year. This listing along with all the rest of the final transactions will be located under the "Transactions" tab and under "2012" for easy reference in the future. Good luck to all of the players who have moved on from the organization!
Out with the old and in with the new. That seems to be the motto of the Indians of late as they have had a much different approach this offseason than in recent offseasons. With the new year drawing near, Tony looks at what may be next for the Indians in their offseason pursuit to improve the club. He also talks about the new TV deal with Fox Sports, the importance of Nick Hagadone...
The only player in the Caribbean that played and didn't get a hit tonight was Asdrubal Cabrera. While there wasn't a lot of splash with regards tot he offense, Zeke Carrera continued a solid winter league campaign, while newcomer Luis Hernandez continued his solid VWL with three hits. Carlos Santana also continued his playoff push with another hit on Saturday night. Join...
Fox Sports announced today it has completed a deal to acquire Sports Time Ohio, the Cleveland-based regional sports network. As part of the deal Fox Sports has secured the exclusive long-term local telecast rights for Cleveland Indians baseball. Prior to 2006 the Indians had been airing on Fox Sports Ohio. It is unclear whether Fox will
Fox Sports has secured the rights to broadcast Cleveland Indians games after reaching an agreement to acquire regional television network SportsTime Ohio. Fox Sports Media Group announced Friday that it has a long-term deal with the Indians to air games starting next season. SportsTime Ohio, a Cleveland-based regional network, had broadcast Indians game for the past seven seasons...
You set out to talk to Jon about the Tribe and of course you end up talking about cable news networks, HGTV, being a new father and a whole host of other topics … in addition to also breaking down the Tribe, their acquisition of Nick Swisher and advanced baseball metrics.
Here’s what else we touched on:
The business of sports related to the NBA
National and international fans...
The pending purchase of SportsTime Ohio by Fox Sports Ohio became official Friday as it was announced that FOX has purchased the Cleveland sports network for an estimated $230 million. FOX will now have the broadcast rights to Cleveland Indians games for the next 10 seasons, which is estimated to be worth around $400 million.
2012 was one crazy year in the wild wacky world of Cleveland Sports. Some would tell you 2012 was as bad as it has ever been here. As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last four years, WFNY will take a look at what we view to be the 10 biggest sports stories affecting our local sports scene. Each day through the rest of the year, we will be counting down from ten to...
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The IPI Digest catches you up on anything you might have missed over the past week at Indians Prospect Insider and also notes some of the more popular columns posted at the major news sites and blogs.
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians sold their regional TV sports network and telecast rights for Indians baseball games to Fox Sports Media Group in a deal announced Friday.
Fox Sports Media Group said it will have the exclusive long-term local telecast rights for the Indians.
While no financial terms were released, The Plain Dealer reported that Fox Sports is paying an estimated...