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Danny Salazar was incredible in 2016 until he wasn't

What started out as an incredible season for Danny Salazar ended in weird injuries and a disappointing finish out of the rotation. But all hope is not lost; Danny Salazar will return. I've said multiple times, both in articles as well as during the LGT Live videos, that Danny Salazar is my favorite pitcher on the Cleveland Indians. He may seem like an odd choice given that he is...
Via Let's Go Tribe!
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians confirm Salazar will appear on World Series roster

The Cleveland Indians got some welcome news on Monday with regard to their pitching staff. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway informed pitcher Danny Salazar that he had made the World Series roster after recovering from injury. Danny Salazar says Mickey Callaway informed him that he's on the World Series roster. Callaway: Salazar could go 65-70 pitches. — Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Does Cleveland Even Need Danny Salazar?

When looking at postseason matchups, the quickest and most natural thing on which to focus is the relative strength of each club’s starting rotation. About a month ago, I wrote about this tendency to get caught up in starting-pitching matchups during postseason overanalysis — in part because it’s something that I myself tend to overanalyze. Which is why I looked at Cleveland...
Via Fangraphs
October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Salazar could return to rotation in World Series

Fresh off winning the American League pennant, the Cleveland Indians may get another reason to celebrate. Indians manager Terry Francona said on Friday that right-hander Danny Salazar, who has been out for over a month with a forearm strain, will throw a simulated game over the weekend and could be a rotation option for them in the World Series, per Jordan Bastian of ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Can the Cleveland Indians win a World Series without Danny Salazar?

Yes. Thanks for clicking, though. The Cleveland Indians have lost star pitcher Danny Salazar for the remainder of the regular season, and in all likelihood, a good chunk of the postseason. Sure, by the most optimistic estimates he could return for the ALDS or ALCS, but would Terry Francona just hand the ball over to a guy who struggled for months at a time and is coming off yet...
Via Let's Go Tribe!
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians must reevaluate rotation after Danny Salazar lost for season

The Indians announced earlier today that Danny Salazar will miss the regular season with a strained right flexor tendon after the starting pitcher had an MRI done on Monday. Salazar has been dealing with arm pain for much of the year, first being announced on June 6th when he missed a start, then it struck again when he was unable to pitch in the All-Star Game. Shortly after, he...
Via The Outside Corner
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Salazar likely out for remainder of regular season

The pitcher’s regular season is likely over, but he could make an appearance in a deep playoff run. Cleveland Indians pitcher Danny Salazar is unlikely to return for the regular season, according to estimates following an MRI Monday afternoon. The 26-year-old was diagnosed with a mild strain to his flexor muscle and will not be able to throw for 10 days. He is expected to return...
Via Let's Go Tribe!
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians News and Notes: Danny Salazar bounces back with fantastic start

Morning news and notes for Monday, August 29, 2016 Games like Sunday’s used to drive me crazy. I’d like to think it’s maturity that has eased my pain after a tough loss, but it’s very possible that the thousands of heartbreaking defeats from teams I love have just dulled my senses. Rangers 2, Indians 1 LGT Recap | Recap | Box Score The good guys loaded...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Salazar on His Repertoire (It’s Not a Split)

Danny Salazar has a fastball that averages nearly 95 mph and one of the best changeups in the game. Given that lethal combination, it’s no surprise that he’s striking out over 11 batters per nine innings and has a 2.32 ERA. In his age-26 season, the Indians right-hander is continuing his ascent into most-overpowering-pitchers territory. Signed by Cleveland out of the Dominican...
Via Fangraphs
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Salazar is emerging into an ace for the Cleveland Indians

In 2013, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar joined the big league ball club late in the season and played as a catalyst in propelling that team into the playoffs–eventually starting the wild-card game against the Tampa Bay Rays. 2014 brought high hopes for the young star—enough so, that manager Terry Francona gave Salazar the green light to start the Indians home...
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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