MLB Cold Starts - Time to Heat Up

Baseball is a marathon, not a sprint.  We have heard that time and time again.  One of the most important things to be in fantasy baseball is patient.  Your 1st round pick is hitting under .200?  That just means he is about to go on a tear and carry your fantasy team for the next few weeks. table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Profcast: Santana’s Value At Third Base

Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from Thursday, March 27. The topics include: Whether Carlos Santana‘s value is any different playing at third base compared to catcher How Alfredo Simon’s conversion will go from reliever to starter Will Yasiel Puig’s attitude get start to eat into his playing...
Via Baseball Professor
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana set to become primary Third Baseman for Tribe

Carlos Santana was once viewed as a mediocre defensive catcher. Now, he’s about to become the primary third baseman for the Cleveland Indians. Terry Francona made it clear on Tuesday that Santana is going to play third base for the Cleveland Indians. He also made it clear that Santana will play significant third base. “Carlos is going to play third,” said Francona. While Lonnie...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana named starting third baseman, Giambi makes roster

Indians manager Terry Francona announced on Tuesday that Carlos Santana will be the club's regular third baseman to start the season. Lonnie Chisenhall has already made the roster, but he will play in more of a backup role at third base when Santana needs to fill in as the backup catcher or needs a day off. Francona made it clear that it will not be a platoon at third base...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana – Your Starting Third Baseman

The Indians front office and coaching staff wanted this to work. It apparently has to their satisfaction. Carlos Santana, the Indians starting catcher the past three seasons has officially been named the team’s starting third baseman this afternoon. Manager Terry Francona, according to our friend it isn’t the situation you think it is. Francona said today that Santana is the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB preview: best players by position – AL Central

If not in 2014, the American League Central is bound to get exciting in short order. The Detroit Tigers have been to the ALCS in each of the last three seasons. The Cleveland Indians are looking to get back to the postseason after its first winning season since 2003. The Kansas City Royals hope to be playing meaningful games in October for the first time since 1985. 2013 was not...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana Could Be Returning To His Old Position

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana can hang at Third Base

Carlos Santana has become the Indians’ science experiment throughout the winter and into spring training. Once harped on for his defensive flaws behind the plate, now trying to play one of the more technical defensive positions on the baseball field. Santana has put in the sweat to become a serviceable big league third baseman. Most people would have chuckled at the thought of...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: 3 up and 3 down

Cleveland Indians: 3 up and 3 downThe Cleveland Indians won 21 games in September, were 92-70 overall, nearly captured the AL Central crown, but eventually lost the wild card game to end a sensational turnaround season. The Indians were powered by better-than-expected starting pitching and a prolific offense and were guided by their most important asset; manager Terry Francona. The...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians’ Carlos Santana brought up idea of third base tryout

Catcher Carlos Santana brought up the idea of trying out as a third baseman to the Indians this offseason, reports The Plain Dealer’s Terry Pluto in his latest Sunday notebook. Yan Gomes already has been named Cleveland’s everyday catcher for 2014. Pluto writes that Nick Swisher, who made 101 out of his 144 starts at first base in 2013 but played mostly right field for the New...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

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