Shane Bieber – Pitching Like a Pro

Shane Bieber, a 6’3” right-hander, was a fourth round selection of the Cleveland Indians in 2016. Moving quickly up the organizational ladder, he is now an anchor for the High-A Lynchburg Hillcats rotation. This season marks his fourth full year as a pitcher, making his accomplishments more impressive. “I didn’t really become a pitcher until my freshman year in college,...
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Today in Tribe History: June 29, 1990

Former Indians first round pick of the 1988 draft, Charles Nagy, makes his Major League debut for Cleveland in a loss to the California Angels. Nagy, the 23-year-old right-hander out of the University of Connecticut, appeared in his first MLB game just two years and 20 days after signing with the Indians following his selection as the 17th overall pick in his draft class. He took...

Balanced attack backs Bauer in win over Texas

The Indians' offensive roller coaster began to climb again on Wednesday night. One game after being quieted by the Rangers, Cleveland had contributions up and down its order to back a strong outing by Trevor Bauer, netting a 5-3 win at Progressive Field.
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Terry Francona wearing heart monitor in case of another 'episode'

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will return to the bench to manage the team’s game on Wednesday, but will do so with a heart monitor. It’s been a turbulent month for Cleveland’s manager, who’s dealt with multiple health scares.Francona left Monday’s game early because he wasn’t feeling well, and he missed Tuesday’s game with the same ailment. He was also hospitalized...
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Bauer, Brantley spark Indians’ 5-3 win in Francona’s return

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer pitched into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley drove in two runs and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Wednesday night in manager Terry Francona’s return to the team. Francona was cleared to come back after another health scare forced him to leave Monday’s game and miss Tuesday’s contest. The 58-year-old Francona has...
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Should the Cleveland Indians keep Cody Allen in the set-up role?

The Cleveland Indians bullpen has been one of the few strengths in their a bit underwhelming 40-35 start to the season. The Indians’ bullpen has a MLB-best 2.53 ERA, which is nearly four-tenths of a run less than the Los Angeles Dodgers for second best in baseball (2.92) and nearly half a run less than the next leading American League team, the Boston Red Sox at 3.00. In fact,...
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Terry Francona cracks joke about Brad Mills while updating health

Terry Francona had to leave Monday night’s game against the Texas Rangers when he began to feel ill, but the Cleveland Indians provided a positive update on the manager’s health on Tuesday. It was accompanied by a cheap — but entertaining — joke from Francona.According to a press release from the team, doctors evaluated Francona and do not believe the 58-year-old is dealing...
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Terry Francona leaves game early due to illness

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, June 27, 2017. While I was at the gym last night, I sent a message to the other writers in our Slack chat and said that there must be some crazy stuff going on in the game if the score was 12-9 (at the time). Apparently I missed the best game of the season, which means that I need to be working out during the remainder of this season’s games...
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Cleveland Indians receive boost from potent offense

Though the team has underachieved for the majority of the still-young 2017 season, it appears the Cleveland Indians are hitting their stride at the right time.  Just over a week ago, after suffering a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Indians possessed a mediocre 31-31 record and found themselves a game and a half behind the Minnesota Twins for the AL Central lead; a mere 10...
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Indians reinstate Cody Allen from paternity list

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Indians hope Danny Salazar’s return will add a “huge boost” to starting rotation

We all do, but how optimistic should we really be? Mike Chernoff, like anyone with a pulse connected to the Cleveland Indians in any way, wants Danny Salazar to return to the Indians and add a “huge boost to the starting rotation,” according to a recent post on The full quote came in a discussion about the trade deadline, and how Salazar coming back is like a...
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One-armed catcher, 14, takes part in Orioles’ ceremonial pitch

Luke Terry, a 14-year-old catcher who had his right arm amputated as a baby, caught the ceremonial first pitch before Wednesday’s Baltimore Orioles-Cleveland Indians tilt from Hall of Famer and Orioles icon Jim Palmer. Terry, who had his right arm amputated at 19 months old due to an e. Coli bacterial infection, demonstrated remarkable dexterity by catching the ball, flipping it...
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Indians, Twins to play regular season games in Puerto Rico next year

Morning News and Notes, Thursday, June 22 Cleveland 5 - Baltimore 1 Recaps: LGT | | Being able to deploy Andrew Miller is like bringing a gun to a knife fight. Indians News Indians, Twins to play in Puerto Rico in 2018 |"It's going to be a dream come true," Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor said. "I always wanted to play in Puerto Rico in...
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The Indians released a CSI: Miami parody ad to collect All-Star Game votes

The reigning AL champion Cleveland Indians want to send a horde of their players to the All-Star Game in Miami next month. To do that, the team created videos urging their fans to vote for their players, as nearly every team across baseball does. But the Indians took things to a different level by turning shortstop Francisco Lindor into David Caruso’s CSI: Miami character Horatio...
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Cleveland Indians trade rumors: starting pitching edition

Since summer is upon us and the baseball season in full swing, it means that the trade deadline will soon be upon us on July 31st. For the Cleveland Indians, they made, perhaps, the biggest splash at the trade deadline last year when they acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees for four top prospects. In his time with Cleveland, he has pitched in 55...
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Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans

After Yasiel Puig showed both of his middle fingers to the crowd in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts chose to have a conversation with his star outfielder about the incident.Puig homered off Trevor Bauer on Tuesday, and as he was heading towards the dugout after clearing the bases, he flipped the bird to some heckling fans. Puig was suspended one game by Major...
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