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Traded to the Playoffs: The Eventual Seasons for the Indians’ Three Biggest Trades of 2014

This season did not turn out the way the Indians had anticipated when they started 2014. Playoff dreams remained just that, dreams, and despite their overall winning record, the team still ended their season without ever seeing an October game. However, not every player who started on the Indians’ roster ended their season in that same way. The Indians parted with three well-known...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Nationals’ biggest need for 2015, second base

Photo Credit: federalbaseball.com The disappointment of the 2014 season heals, day by day. As general manager Mike Rizzo looks back on the most recent season, in absolute terms he has to feel optimistic. For the most part, the Washington Nationals still have in place a competitive team. For the Nationals’ 2015 season, one key question will be “who plays second base?” Sure,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Rumors: The "price needs to be right" in order for Asdrubal Cabrera to stay

Asdrubal Cabrera says he'd love to stay with the Nationals even if it means playing second base rather than shortstop, but, given Cabrera's declining production at the plate, the team could look at alternatives to re-signing him at market value, reports Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider.#453978772 / gettyimages.comCabrera, who was acquired from the Cleveland Indians on July...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Strike Zone Plot of Asdrubal Cabrera’s At-Bat That Led to Ejections

Game 2 of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants was one for the ages. The 18-inning, six hour and 23 minute marathon was a classic. It also wasn’t without controversy. One of the more controversial moments came in the 10th inning, when home plate umpire Vic Carapazza called back-to-back questionable strikes on Nationals second...
Via KCM Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip (Video)

Among the highights of Walk-off Weekend for the Nats: Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip to Ian Desmond to start a double play in the top of the 8th inning on Sunday. Video above, enjoy it over and over again. Meanwhile, it seems Nats fans (on Twitter) are still trying to settle on a nickname for Cabrera. We're not sure he'd be thrilled with "ASSCAB...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Evaluating the deadline moves

While many potential trades were rumored, and others were explored by General Manager Mike Rizzo, the Washington Nationals remained relatively quiet at the trade deadline. Washington made only one trade, acquiring Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians. The next couple of months will tell if the addition of Cabrera is enough to propel the Nationals into World Series contention...
Via isportsweb.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore tried to acquire Asdrubal Cabrera before deadline

The Baltimore Orioles sit in first place in the American League East with a record of 61-48, two and a half games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. At 11th in the league in runs scored and 13th in pitching, the Orioles are looking to improve in both areas for the stretch run the final two months of the season. Despite showing interest, one player the Orioles missed out on is Asdrubal...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera, Sell at Deadline

Asdrubal Cabrera became the second Cleveland Indian moved before the MLB trading deadline on Thursday afternoon. Cleveland shipped their veteran shortstop off to the Washington Nationals in return for shortstop Zach Walters. Cabrera joins starting pitcher Justin Masterson in being shipped out of Cleveland prior to the deadline. Both Masterson and Cabrera have expiring contracts at...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cabrera for Walters....was it worth it?

Asdrubal Cabrera was a guy who everyone knew would be traded. His expiring deal and the Indians depth at shortstop made it pretty clear he would end the season with another team. Indians fans grew to dislike Asdrubal over the years. It got to the point where fans could not see the value in him despite what the numbers showed. Is Asdrubal a great player? No. He isn’t really a good...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians trade rumors: Starting pitching

As we enter the 2013 All-Star break, the Cleveland Indians sit at 51-44, just 1.5 games behind the Detroit Tigers for first place in the American League Central. The big moves of the offseason (acquiring Terry Francona, Michael Bourn, Nick Swisher), as well as the less-publicized moves of the offseason (acquiring Yan Gomes, Mike Aviles, Scott Kazmir), have produced mostly positive...
Via isportsweb.com
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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