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SANDY ALOMAR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Was Sandy Alomar Jr. overrated or underrated? Depends on who you ask.

Every fan base has a special few players who are held in higher regard than their overall career statistical output might indicate. The shift to harsh quantitative analysis has led to many of these players being “outed” to disprove the former qualitative thoughts of value. Of course, what often is dismissed in these debates is that the qualitative components do have actual...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 6, 1997

1997 – Indians catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. extends his hitting streak to 30 games with a second inning single as Cleveland will defeat the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, in front of a packed house at Jacobs Field. Alomar wasted no time in extending his streak with a single to third off of Royals starter Tim Belcher in his first at bat of the ball game. He will go hitless over his final...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Sandy Alomar

Some baseball players have a special connection with a city because of their outstanding talent. Some players have a special connection because of their outstanding personalities. Former Indians catcher Sandy Alomar had both. Still a fan favorite 15 years after he played for the Cleveland Indians, Alomar currently serves on the Major League coaching staff as the Indians continue...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall of Fame Case for Sandy Alomar Jr.

With the latest crop of Major League Hall of Famers set to be announced later in the day, this will be the last in a series of four making the cases for some Indians greats to be included. All of these players have already missed out on the voting process, but could be considered in the future on the veteran’s ballot, although they are now considered long shots. Today’s version...
Via Burning River Baseball
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alomar, rest of Indians coaching staff, likely remaining intact in 2015

CLEVELAND - Unofficially it appears as if the Indians coaching staff will remain intact for 2015. Darren Wolfson of WTSP TV in the Twin Cities is reporting that Sandy Alomar is out of the running for the Twins managerial opening. Alomar interviewed a couple weeks ago in Minnesota and also interviewed for the Arizona opening that went to Chip Hale. Paul Molitor and Doug Mientkiewicz...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Alomar is no longer a candidate for manager

The Minnesota Twins search for a manager continues, following a season in which they won just 70 games, marking the fourth consecutive season with 70 of fewer wins. Pitching was a downfall, as the Twins ranked 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA. The poor finish resulted in the firing of Ron Gardenhire, who has managed the Twins since 2002. The managerial candidate list, which appeared...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alomar a finalist for Arizona job

Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly one of the four finalists for the Arizona managers job. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that Alomar, Oakland bench coach Chip Hale, Diamondbacks Triple-A manager Phil Nevin and Jim Tracy, who has managerial experience in the majors, are the other candidates. The Diamondbacks are believed to want to make a decision next week...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alomar among Arizona managerial candidates

The Arizona Diamondbacks confirmed on Wednesday that Sandy Alomar Jr. is one of at least seven candidates for their managerial opening. Alomar has been on the Indians staff the past five years, serving as first-base coach for three (2010-11, '14) and bench coach for two (2012-13). He was also the interim manager after Manny Acta was fired in 2012, going 3-3 in the final six games...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Sandy Alomar, Jr.

The ’95 Tribe won 100 games in a strike-shortened 144 game schedule, won their first Central Division title and made the playoffs and World Series for the first time since 1954.  Six players made the American League All-Star team, eight players batted .300 or better, and the pitching staff had the lowest ERA in the American League.  The players have been ranked from the most...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe to celebrate 20th anniversary of then-Jacobs Field at home opener

Mike Hargrove will throw out the first pitch to Sandy Alomar Jr. as part of next Friday's festivities for the Indians home opener at Progressive Field against the Minnesota Twins. The Tribe's 21st home opener at the corner of Ontario and Carnegie will take place 20 years to the day of the first regular-season game at the ballpark, which was known then as Jacobs Field. Hargrove was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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