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Report: List of MLB PED violators could come out next week

Dee Gordon’s positive steroids test that led to an 80-game suspension may not be an isolated incident but could very well be the antecedent to many more positive tests being announced, according to a report. Longtime MLB reporter Peter Gammons tweeted on Friday that some executives told him Gordon’s name was “one of a few” on a list and that some more names of violators...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nightmare in the Outfield Turning Dream Come True?

The outfield has been a big topic of conversation among Tribe fans and writers since word came out that left fielder Michael Brantley was likely to start the season on the DL, possibly until sometime in May. There was a tempered, but frantic search for someone to take the place in the left field corner until Dr. Smooth’s return, settling with signings like Rajai Davis, Joey Butler...
Via Burning River Baseball
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Naquin’s Time In Cleveland Is Either Now or Never

Opportunities are funny. They’re very similar to how the seasons in Ohio work. One day, it’s rainy and gloomy, and then all of a sudden it’s blue skies. Then you take another look outside, and it’s a snow storm. Things just come and go, but nothing seems to last forever. Opportunities are similar. At times, you think nothing is ever going to change, and you’re just going...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

The 10 Percent: Indians Spring Training update

The Cleveland Indians are playing baseball again, which is a wonderful addition to our lives. The issue is that the sample sizes are small, the amount of MiLB talent running around is large, and there is quite little that can actually be taken away from what we have seen that will be useful once the regular season hits. A good measuring stick is to assume only about 10% of what you...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Tribe Time Now 42: On Spring Glorious Spring

A meandering podcast which discusses the Indians outfield struggles, the complexity or projections and spring training optimism. Topics of discussion for the day included: Abraham Almonte Tyler Naquin Projection Systems Optimism Outfield Trades Enjoy! Direct link: http://tribetimenow.com/ttn/42
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

What will the Cleveland Indians do in the outfield?

Cleveland Indians fans are hoping and praying that Michael Brantley will be ready to play on April 4. Opening Day is just over a month away, and with Brantley’s shoulder injury, paired with the suspension of Abraham Almonte, the Tribe find themselves in a predicament that will not be easy to solve. Brantley has said that his goal is to be ready for Opening Day. However, it seems...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Tribe Time Now: On Spring, Glorious Spring

Mike Hattery of Everybody Hates Cleveland, Jake Dungan of Indians Baseball Insider and Caitlin Boron of Burning River Baseball join together on a meandering podcast which discusses the Indians outfield struggles, the complexity or projections and spring training optimism. Topics: Abraham Almonte Tyler Naquin Projection Systems Optimism Outfield Trades
Via Burning River Baseball
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte suspended for 80 games

Abraham Almonte was suspended 80 games by Major League baseball for a failed drug test, he allegedly tested positive for some kind of performance enhancing substance. Almonte was expected to compete for a starting position in the Cleveland Indians in 2016.The Indians acquired Almonte in a deadline deal with the San Diego Padres last season for Marc Rzepczynski and outperformed the...
Via isportsweb.com
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 35

As Did The Tribe Win Last Night helps fans count down the days until the Indians retake the field in an official Major League game, we look back at some of the players who wore the Cleveland jersey with pride. Countdown to Opening Day – 35 days After a breakout second half to the 2015 season, outfielder Abraham Almonte had a good chance to crack Cleveland’s Opening Day starting...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Almonte: “I’m taking all the responsibility”

Cleveland Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte accepted responsibility for his failed drug test which resulted in an 80-game suspension, but says he’s unaware of how the performance-enhancing drug entered his body. “As a grown man, I’m taking all the responsibility for whatever was found in my body,” Almonte said, according to Hayden Grove of the Associate Press. “I’m just...
Via Baseball Essential
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians OF Abraham Almonte suspended 80 games for PEDs

While plenty of good news has come out of Goodyear, Arizona since the Cleveland Indians started their full squad workouts on Monday, the first dose of bad news was revealed Friday: outfielder Abraham Almonte has been suspended the first 80 games of the regular season due to testing positive for Boldenone, the team announced. Boldenone is an anabolic steroid that violates Major...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians' Almonte accepts responsibility for failed drug test

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Cleveland Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte has accepted responsibility for the failed drug test that got him suspended for 80 games, but says he doesn't understand how the substance got into his body. The 24-year-old outfielder said Saturday he was surprised to hear the news from Major League Baseball. He said it was difficult to address the suspension in...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Almonte Suspension Hurts

The unfortunate situation in the Cleveland Indians outfield, has become, well, a little bit more unfortunate. Abraham Almonte, who was the front runner to be the starting center fielder to open the season, has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 80 games after testing positive for Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint...
Via Burning River Baseball
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Yankees prospect Abraham Almonte suspended for steroids

Tests positive, gets unpaid 80-game ban TAMPA, Fla. -- Ex-Yankees outfield prospect Abraham Almonte will get an unpaid 80-game suspension for testing positive for boldenone, Major League Baseball said on Friday. Boldenone is an anabolic steroid. Currently a member of the Indians, Almonte has played in parts of three major-league seasons. Over...
Via NJ.com
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians Add Venable as Almonte Suspended 80 Games

When dealing with persons with checkered pasts, there are times that you are reminded of the risk of investing in their futures. The Cleveland Indians learned that lesson on Friday as the club announced that center fielder Abraham Almonte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the banned performance-enhancing substance, Boldenone. In a related...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians’ Abraham Almonte suspended 80 games for PEDs

The PED Ogre has claimed yet another MLB victim as sacrifice. Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com on Friday. OF Abraham Almonte suspended 80 games by MLB for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. More soon.pic.twitter.com/bLb6wscYn4...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians outfield in deeper trouble after Abraham Almonte's 80-game PED ban

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.MLB said Friday that Almonte tested positive for Boldenone, an anabolic steroid generally used by veterinarians on horses.The 26-year-old outfielder will not be allowed to play in regular-season games until July, but...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians' Almonte suspended 80 games for failed drug test

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. MLB said Friday that Almonte tested positive for Boldenone, an anabolic steroid generally used by veterinarians on horses. The 26-year-old outfielder will not be allowed to play in regular season games until...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians interested in OF Austin Jackson

Despite the recent signing of third baseman Juan Uribe, the Cleveland Indians appear to be on the move again in the free agent market. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the club is interested in signing veteran outfielder Austin Jackson to help bolster a unit that is arguably it’s weakest heading into spring training. The 29-year old would not only be another outfielder...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The Still Unfortunate Situation in the Indians Outfield

Rajai Davis, Abraham Almonte, and Lonnie Chisenhall. That’s the Indians outfield come Opening Day. If you are reading those three names and saying to yourself, “well… that kinda sucks.” You are not alone, the Indians outfield is by far the team’s biggest weakness and the front office has done absolutely nothing to fix that this offseason. Left field used to be the one position...
Via Burning River Baseball
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians in the Outfield: Is the Tribe good enough?

Hello and welcome to another exciting season of Cleveland Indians baseball where anything short of October playoff baseball will be seen as a massive disappointment. Offseason activities are wrapping up as team trucks are expected to arrive in Goodyear Arizona on Wednesday. The pitchers and catchers are set to report on February 17 though many have been in and out of Arizona all...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 68

As Did The Tribe Win Last Night helps fans count down the days until the Indians retake the field in an official Major League game, we look back at some of the players who wore the Cleveland jersey with pride. Countdown to Opening Day – 68 days When looking at the Cleveland Indians current roster, one of the glaring concerns this offseason has been the outfield depth. With Michael...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Optimizing the 2016 Indians Line-Up

It is no secret that the Indians needed to add some offensive muscle after the 2015 season ended. Fans cried out for a “right-handed power bat” like their lives depended on it, hoping some tweet or Facebook post would touch a nerve in the front office and inspire a game changer. To be honest, power is important but it isn’t everything. The tribe has stepped up their collection...
Via Burning River Baseball
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Butler: More Than Just a No Hit Spoiler

On July 1st, 2015, Carlos Carrasco pitched as well as any pitcher in Major League baseball history for eight innings. Unfortunately, he began the ninth with a walk and a hit batter before left fielder Joey Butler ended his no hitter with an RBI single to center that ended Carrasco’s day. The Indians still got the win and Butler would continue on with his first full MLB season,...
Via Burning River Baseball
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians In The Winter Leagues

Major League Baseball has had a heavy influx of Latin American taken over the past quarter century, which has translated into competitive winter league teams during baseball’s offseason. The Indians have players in nearly all of these leagues, including the Venezuelan, Dominican, and Puerto Rican leagues. This season, unlike some past years, does not feature many of the Indians...
Via Burning River Baseball
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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