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Today in Tribe History: July 26, 2008

2008 – The Cleveland Indians announce that utility man Casey Blake had been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for catching prospect Carlos Santana and minor league pitcher Jon Meloan. Blake found out about the trade following the team’s 5-4 win over the Minnesota Twins the night before. The versatile veteran improved his batting average to .289 on the season with a 2-for-4 night...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Staph infections a curious problem Clippers, other teams face

Clippers star Blake Griffin is the latest athlete to undergo surgery for a staph infection, and it's not as uncommon as you might think.  In 2003, the USC football team dealt with a rash of staph infections, and last year, quarterback Cody Kessler reportedly had surgery to reportedly remove one in his toe. Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Paul Pierce had one when they were both in...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Aviles is Casey Blake

Mike Aviles and former Indians third baseman/right fielder Casey Blake may not seem to have much in common on the surface, but they are in fact, the same individual. Aviles was born in New York City in 1981 while Blake is from Iowa and was born almost a decade earlier. Blake began his career as a third baseman with the Blue Jays, but came to the Tribe as a free agent from Minnesota...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: October 16, 2007

A seven-run fifth inning is more than enough for the Cleveland Indians, as they defeat the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park by a 7-3 final to take a 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series. Paul Byrd earns his second win of the postseason with five innings of work on the mound. Casey Blake starts the scoring for the Tribe in the fifth with a leadoff home run off of Boston...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs, booing, Malcolm Gladwell, Van Morrison, Netflix, Kids and Cameras – Casual Friday – WFNY Podcast – 2013-11-22

It was a good chat with Denny last night. I spent most of the night trying to guess in my mind how many drinks Denny had before and during the podcast. Dude is a pro’s pro because I couldn’t guess. 24 hour crippling sicko hangover What makes a real martini? Are flavored martinis real? Caribbean drinks even when you’re not in the caribbean Missing out on the Cavs fan bickering...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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