Positive resolutions at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario

It's New Year's Resolution time here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario, as the Cleveland Indians' enter the 2014 season coming off of a massive rebound during the 2013 season. They made the playoffs thanks in large part to a ten-game win streak to close out the season last September. Their stay in the playoffs was short, but the taste of October was sweet.   I'...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Myers Dominant as Phillies Take 2-0 Series Lead

Brett Myers confounded A’s hitters with his cutter. Coming into this Series, most people fell on one of two sides of the debate: either the 1929 A’s were going to dominate because they had three future Hall of Famers in the middle of their lineup and another one on the mound, or the 2008 Phillies were going to dominate because the players of their era were bigger and stronger...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the final 2013 Cleveland Indians' roster: Part one

Playoff baseball returned to Cleveland this year as Terry Francona and company surged to a 92-70 record and a berth in the wild card playoff game. That berth makes 2013 a success for Cleveland, even though the team lost in the one-game playoff. Given where this team was at the end of last year, the turnaround is just tremendous. As I do at the end of every year, here is the ranking...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians activate Brett Myers, then release him

The Cleveland Indians activated pitcher Brett Myers from the 60-day disabled list and then released him from his contract. Myers was originally signed to be the team's number three starter, but persistent right elbow problems never allowed Myers to fill that role. As reported by Jordan Bastian of, the Indians attempted to have Myers return as a relief pitcher, a role...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians release Myers after dismal season

The Cleveland Indians have released pitcher Brett Myers. The right-hander was a total bust in Cleveland after signing a $7 million, one-year contract during the offseason. He went 0-3 with an 8.02 ERA in three starts and one relief appearance before going on the disabled list April 20 with a strained tendon in his elbow. He gave up 29 hits - including 10 homers - in 21 1-3 innings...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians release right-hander Brett Myers

The Indians have released right-hander Brett Myers. Myers had been sidelined since April 19 because of an elbow strain and the Indians activated him from the 60-day DL just prior to cutting him loose. The Indians signed Myers to a one-year $7-million contract this past offseason. In 2013 Myers notched an ERA of 8.02 in 21 1/3 innings. For his career the 33-year-old Myers has pitched...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians Release Brett Myers

In a move stunning to nobody, the Cleveland Indians finally cut ties with veteran pitcher Brett Myers. Signed to be the middle of the rotation innings eater, the 33-year old was a disaster from the beginning. Attempting to get himself back to being a starter after spending 2012 as a reliever for both Houston and the Chicago White Sox, Myers struggled in Spring and the hope was that...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians release Brett Myers

Brett Myers has not pitched for the Cleveland Indians sine April 19. He will not pitch for them again this season as the team cut ties with the 33-year-old right hander on Thursday.   read more at tireball sports!
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians release Brett Myers

The Brett Myers era in Cleveland is officially over. On Thursday afternoon the club announced that they activated the right-hander from the 60-day disabled list and released him from his contract. Myers, 32, made just four appearances for the Indians this season going 0-3 with an 8.02 ERA (21.1 IP, 29 H, 10 HR, 5 BB, 12 K). He struggled all spring training and during the first...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

B-Mets strike early and often, defeat Aeros 10-2

AKRON, OH -- The Binghamton Mets scored early on Brett Myers and never let up, beating the Akron Aeros 10-2 Saturday night at Canal Park. Myers -- who started for the Aeros (63-69) on a major league rehab assignment -- did not look good. The right-hander was throwing in the uppers 80s but did not seem to have a command of his pitchers. Myers threw 16 pitches in 0.1 innings -- nine...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets crush Aeros 10-2

Akron, OH – The Binghamton Mets may have scored 10 runs on Saturday night, but the real blowout took place on the mound.B-Mets lefthander Darin Gorski twirled one of the best starting performances against the Aeros this season, striking out seven in 7 1/3 innings as the Mets defeated the Aeros, 10-2, in front of 7,662 fans at Canal Park.Akron (63-69) still leads the series, two...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Update on Raburn, Myers, Kluber Injuries

Several updates on Cleveland Indians that have been out of action for varying periods of time were released this afternoon. First (and of the highest importance), outfielder Ryan Raburn has been out of action since Sunday with a right calf injury. Word came today, however, that he is also battling an Achilles’ issue in his left foot. If it extends past the weekend, he would likely...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tribe’s Myers potentially nearing return

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Brett Myers could be nearing his return after the veteran recently completed a simulated game as a part of his rehabiltation process. Myers had missed the last several months after sustaining a right elbow injury.’s Jordan Bastian reports that Myers is “antsy” about a potential activation, but the Tribe manager Terry Francona has indicated...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians miss big on deals for Myers and Reynolds

The Cleveland Indians front office has to be nearly flawless to compete for the playoffs in any year. If you don’t believe that proposition, just ask the Moneyball A’s or Wall Street Rays, whose innovation and knack for value propelled them to long playoff runs. Entering 2013, the Tribe made major long-term investments on Nick Swisher (4 years, $56 million) and Michael Bourn...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Myers disses Rivera's MVP award and starts war of words on Twitter

Twitter blew up late Tuesday night after Mariano Rivera took home the All-Star Game MVP award and  Brett Myers was one of the first tweeters to question the merit of Rivera's performance garnering the trophy for coming in and routinely pitching to three batters in the eighth. "Appreciate Mariano Rivera for all he's done but, MVP???? No way! Mariano is a class act...
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians shut down Brett Myers following setback

It's been a long road back for right-hander Brett Myers, and it looks like it's going to be get even longer. The Cleveland Indians have shut down Myers after he experienced pain in his throwing elbow, according to Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer. For his part, manager Terry Francona hopes the setback is "just a bump in the road." “When we get back home...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mahoning Valley lose to the Doubledays, 2-1

NILES, OH- In what started as a weird night at Eastwood Field, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers fell to the Auburn Doubledays 2-1.   Just minutes before game-time, there were two lineup changes that would significantly affect the outcome of the game.   First of all, Scrappers starter Rob Whitenack was pulled, thanks to a request from Brett Myers, and slated to begin his outing in...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians will use Brett Myers from the bullpen when he returns

The Brett Myers experiment has been an interesting one.  Is he a reliever?  Is he a starter?  Is he some kind of strange hybrid pitcher?  Teams don't seem to know.  What is known is that the Cleveland Indians will move Myers back to the bullpen when he returns from the disabled list. Jordan Bastian of confirmed Myers conversion back to a relief role. Francona...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts: The sweet life of Zach and Corey

When the Indians placed Brett Myers on the 60-day DL this week, they also effectively moved the veteran from the “reclamation” pile to the junk pile-- $7 million in dough down the drain for all intents and purposes. Barring a shocking comeback, Myers is this year’s Derek Lowe. And so, for those with a perpetual ax to grind, it’s another fine occasion to either (a) bemoan...
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians acquire John McDonald; place Brett Myers on 60-day DL

The seemingly unbelievable rumors from earlier today are actually true: The Cleveland Indians have re-acquired former infielder John McDonald from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team announced the trade in a tweet Monday evening before their 8 p.m. game in Arlington against the Texas Rangers. In exchange for McDonald, who was batting 2-for-31 on the season in 16 games for the Pirates...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians acquire McDonald from Pirates, Myers to 60-day DL

The Cleveland Indians have announced that they have acquired infielderJohn McDonald from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a Player To Be Named Later and/or cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster they have transferred right-handed pitcher Brett Myers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. No corresponding roster move on the 25-man roster...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians could move Brett Myers to bullpen upon return

credit: getty images The Cleveland Indians signed right handed pitcher Brett Myers to a contract with the intention of using him in the starting rotation. Myers, who has experience starting and relieving, was diagnosed with a UCL tear in April. Last week Myers attempted a rehab start at Double-A. The 32-year-old felt soreness after the four-plus inning outing and has not thrown since...
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians’ Brett Myers could be converted to relief pitcher

Cleveland Indians pitcher Brett Myers could be converted into a reliever if his right elbow issues persist for much longer, writes Mark Emery at Myers was diagnosed in late April with tendonitis a mild UCL tear and suffered a setback when he felt renewed soreness last week after going four-plus innings in a rehab start at Double-A Akron. “We’d like to let him come...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians' Brett Myers suffers setback

The Cleveland Indians have halted Brett Myers rehab program after the right-handed starting pitcher experienced discomfort in his throwing elbow, according to Chris Assenheimer of The Chronicle-Telegram. The discomfort arose following Myers second minor league rehab appearance. He was slated to make another rehab start on Monday, but he was instead sent to Cleveland for further...
Via MLB Injury News
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Myers not sharp in AA rehab start

Cleveland Indians pitcher Brett Myers (8.02 ERA this season) started for the AA Akron Aeros last night on a rehab assignment. Myers was placed in the 15 day DL back on April 21st with an elbow strain. According to the Aeros’ game report, the start didn’t go as well as they had hoped- “Myers (0-1) was making his second rehab start for the Indians, tuning up a sore elbow that...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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