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INDIANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

MLB Trade Rumors: Indians Could Deal Cabrera or Masterson

The Cleveland Indians are in a tough spot. At 52-53, they are in the mix for a playoff berth. Cool Standings gives them a 24 percent chance of reaching the playoffs. However, most of that is tied to a second wild card berth. There’s very little chance of catching the Detroit Tigers, so at best they would be playing the Los Angeles Angels or Oakland Athletics on the road...
Via Baseball News Source
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians could move Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera

Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America With both Justin Masterson and Asdrubal Cabrera set to become free agents at the end of the season the Cleveland Indians could look to move both players. Buster Olney of ESPN writes that others believe that the Indians are ready to move both Cabrera and Masterson. Perception of the Indians continues to be that they are ready to move...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A father and son's view on the Indians at the trade deadline

With the trade deadline approaching, there are many opinions and thoughts about what the Indians should do, or not do. Presented below are just two opinions of many, that of my Dad and I, on several topics facing the team right now. Should the Indians be buyers or sellers at the Trade Deadline? Dad: I think that the Indians have to be buyers. They’re just four games out right now...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Iwakuma slow down Santana?

Carlos Santana is locked in at the plate after a slow start to the season, putting together a historic showing in the Cleveland Indians' last series. The Seattle Mariners could struggle to keep up with Santana given their recent offensive ineptitude. Santana looks to continue his sizzling stretch as Cleveland hosts Seattle in Tuesday night's series opener. Sunday's 10...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana named AL Player of the Week

Carlos Santana was feeling it over the last week. So much that there was little question as to who would win the American League Player of the Week. Santana was in a class of his own over the past week. He was the star of an otherwise dull and disappointing road swing for the Indians. Santana put on a one-man hitting clinic. Santana left little doubt in the Player of the Week conversation...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians “very willing” to trade Justin Masterson

The Cleveland Indians’ season isn’t going according to plan I wouldn’t say. At the same time when they failed to reach a deal with Masterson and pay him as much money as he wanted to be paid, maybe they knew what they were doing. Masterson has struggled mightily this season – his last under contract with the Indians. Masterson was thought to be seeking $17 million per season...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Source: Indians 'actively trying to trade' Justin Masterson

Cleveland Indians pitcher Justin Masterson is currently on the disabled list and won't be activated until this Friday, which is a day after the July 31 trade deadline. Even with Masterson hurt, the Indians are "very willing" to trade him, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.The Indians are "open for business" and are "actively trying to trade"...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Slow start behind him, Santana producing with authority

In a week in which the wheels came off what was shaping up as a promising road trip, Carlos Santana erased almost all of the memories of a slow start. Santana hit a major league-best .556 this past week against the Twins and Royals, going 15 of 27 with six home runs and 10 RBI. Five of the homers came in the four-game series against Kansas City including multi-homer games on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Urshela and Lindor: Teammates and Friends

Fans, players, coaches, family, and friends. A lot of people were excited when they found out Indians’ top prospect Franciso Lindor was promoted to Triple-A Columbus. But one person was arguably more excited than anyone else about the news. Columbus Clippers third baseman Giovanny Urshela. “Yeah, very excited to see him here at the next level,” Urshela said. “I’m very excited...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players To Be Traded By Both Trade Deadlines

Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals The MLB trade deadline is about to get even wilder. For the past month we have been seeing names swirl around the rumor mill. Some rumors became reality, others are just fairy tales. It truly is a fun part of the season. Let’s take a look at who I feel will be moved and I will specify which deadline. These five players will be...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith hits for the cycle, RubberDucks split series with 6-4 win

READING, PA. — Jordan Smith hit a go-ahead 2-run triple in the top of the ninth that completed the cycle and led his RubberDucks (59-50) to a 6-4 win at Reading. Akron split the four-game series with the Fightin Phils (44-61). Both Smith and Bryson Myles hit solo homers in Sunday afternoon’s game. Seven RubberDucks had multi-hit performances in the win, including three-hit...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Rumors: Cleveland wants to add a starting pitcher, outfielder

The Cleveland Indians fell to the Kansas City Royals on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Indians below the .500 mark at 51-52, third in the American League Central. In order for the Indians to stay competitive in the division, they need to improve the staff that is 19th in the Major Leagues in ERA. They also need an outfielder with the lingering injury issues to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Watch Ryan Raburn Make One of the Worst Throws Ever

The Indians have Wild Thing back, but now he’s an outfielder. - – - – - Also see … VIDEO: Indians fan can’t catch, takes Asdrubal Cabrera ball to the face VIDEO: Cleveland TV guy fed up with idiotic fan SP’s MLB page The post VIDEO: Watch Ryan Raburn Make One of the Worst Throws Ever appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Raburn spiked throw results in 'inside-the-park-HR'

In a 0-0 game in the bottom of the 8th inning, Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas hit a lazy fly ball down the left-field line. Raburn slid for it, but the ball bounced off his glove and rolled over to the wall. Moustakas seemed content jogging into second for a stand-up double until Raburn tried to throw the ball, as if he wasn’t bad enough with his glove. It turned...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Indians Buyers or Sellers at the Trade Deadline?

With the MLB trade deadline upcoming on July 31, Indians fans are wondering the typical cliché that always pops up at this time of year. Will the Indians be “buyers” or will they be “sellers” at the deadline? Do they make a push to add a significant player to make a run for the playoffs, or do they scrap this up-and-down season and look toward 2015? My answer: No. Plain...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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