Player of the Game After hitting RBI doubles in each of the last two games including his only at bat in last night’s walk off win, Tyler Naquin decided to change things up today with two singles, knocking in the only Indians run of the game in the ninth. Naquin also walked in his first at bat. Feathers Up One Indians hitter wasn’t completely confounded by Stephen Strasburg...
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2 days ago
Through eight frames, Indians outfielder Tyler Naquin merely watched Tuesday night's tilt with the Nationals. But with the game on the line in the home half of the ninth, Tribe manager Terry Francona called upon the rookie in a big spot.
2 days ago
This week's most added fantasy player, Cleveland Indians outfielder Tyler Naquin (51.5% owned; +33.1% over the past week), isn't like the majority of the most popular fantasy players to be plucked off of the waiver wire throughout the course of the MLB regular season. Despite being a mid-first round pick out of Texas A&M in the 2012 MLB draft, he was never really considered to...
There may not be a word more overused by proponents of advanced baseball statistics than regression. If you don’t know what that means, it is short for regression to the mean, a statistical term that is essentially predicting that everything ultimately comes back to average. In baseball, that average is league average and the stat we often cite as likely to regress to league average...
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3 days ago
"Naquin the Chef looks determined without being ruthless. Something heroic in his manner. There's a courage about him. Comes across so calm. Acts like he has a dream. Full of passion. Well, you know why. Knock homers out of the box all the time. Pitches know his repertoire, big fly. Yeah, straight up, Naquin mess your whole team up. It's for real though, ball...
Tyler Naquin needed a hat. When reporters approached him at his locker on Wednesday, and the Indians rookie outfielder saw that he would be on camera, he realized he had already packed his away for the team's trip to Baltimore.
8 days ago
The Cleveland Indians had a pretty good rookie last year. Francisco Lindor: pretty good! Led all American League rookies in WAR! Didn’t end up winning the award — that went to Carlos Correa — but, boy, did Lindor have a strong case. Cleveland had been anticipating the arrival of Lindor for some time, as he’d long been viewed as the type of prospect that would make an immediate...
A way-too-early look at the potential Rookie of the Year race. Is it still way too early to think about Rookie of the Year winners? Yep. Am I going to do it anyway? You betchya. Looking at the Cleveland Indians, the only real candidate at this point would be Tyler Naquin. The 25-year-old rookie is already following in the footsteps of last year's breakout rookie, Francisco Lindor...
Wednesday night’s Cleveland Indians game may have just been the second regular season game of a long 162-game regular season for many players, but for one particular Indian, it was a game that he will never forget. After being the best hitter in Goodyear, Arizona during Spring Training, outfielder Tyler Naquin earned himself a spot on the Opening Day roster, and on Wednesday,...
Staying focused and maintaining a consistent routine has been key to the recent success of center fielder Tyler Naquin The 23-year old, Texas native has been one of the hottest hitters for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks. In the month of April, Naquin hit a modest .262/.344/.727. Since the beginning of May though, he’s really turned it on and has hit an outstanding .302/.346/.752...
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