DANNY SALAZAR NEWS

Reds' home runs sink Salazar and the Indians 13-2

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Todd Frazier and Devin Mesoraco homered off Danny Salazar to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 13-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Joey Votto drove in three runs with a two-run single and a RBI ground out. Billy Hamilton doubled and scored and made a diving catch to rob Lonnie Chisenhall in the second inning. Salazar (1-2) allowed seven runs, six...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians’ Starting Rotation Battle Royale coming to a close

As Palm Sunday is nearly upon us, the battle for the fourth and fifth starting positions in the Cleveland Indians pitching rotation has almost completed. So, before the announcement becomes official, let us take a look at how the pitchers have done this spring. The statistics from Spring Training are not a true measuring stick for players as they can come against opposing players...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

A tough decision on the Cleveland Indians final rotation spot

This team may have the most consistent year-to-year roster retention it has had in decades. Although there weren’t any major splashes in free agency, the Indians did not lose any of its foundation either and henceforth, look to be promising in the upcoming season. However, their lone pitching pickup, Gavin Floyd, has re-aggravated his elbow and will be out indefinitely. This...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Salazar effective for Indians in 10-5 win over Rockies

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) Danny Salazar pitched four effective innings Saturday, and Jesus Aguilar and Michael Martinez each hit a two-run homer in the Cleveland Indians' 10-5 victory over a Colorado Rockies split squad. Salazar had only pitched in simulated games since his last start on March 11. He allowed a home run to Charlie Blackmon and three hits Saturday. Salazar walked two and...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Indians Have the Best Rotation in the AL Central?

View image | gettyimages.com With the start of the MLB regular season right around the corner, TopSportsReport thought it was time to ramp up our baseball coverage.  In order to jump start our coverage, we decided it would be smart for us to have an article where we could share some opinions about each team.  In order to do so, we decided to put out a power rankings article...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Schoenfield names Indians Danny Salazar sleeper Cy Young candidate

Another day, another positive article being written about the Cleveland Indians. Apparently, David Schoenfield had drawn the Friday slot for waxing poetic about one of the Indians pitchers, but the pitcher that he wrote about may surprise you. He started off with the basic premise of attempting to identify the 2015 pitchers who might best fit the profile of becoming the next Corey...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grantland: Carlos Carrasco, Trevor Bauer, and Danny Salazar poised for breakout seasons

Grantland’s Jonah Keri is a big fan of the Cleveland Indians this season, so much so that he recently placed them among the top five teams in baseball. With a Cy Young candidate for an ace, an MVP candidate in left field and one of the best catchers in the game, this makes sense. But for the Indians to make that jump, they’ll not only need improvement from key players—Jason...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 days ago  |  Discuss

No Handouts: Danny Salazar Must Earn It In Spring Training

There will be no handouts for Danny Salazar in 2015. If the organization’s once coveted pitching prospect wants a spot in the Tribe’s five man rotation, he will have to earn it in spring training. Signed at age 16 in 2006 out of the Dominican Republic, Salazar didn’t do much to separate himself in the low minors, but his career took off after recovering from Tommy John surgery...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
15 days ago  |  Discuss

3/10 Spring Training Recap & Injury Update

Today was a dour day for the Tribe as the news came down that Gavin Floyd’s broken elbow has been reaggravated and he will miss significant time. The official word is indefinite, but he will definitely miss Opening Day and will almost certainly be placed on the 60 Day DL before the season starts. This does open up the fourth spot in the rotation for competition in addition to the...
Via Burning River Baseball
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue hair, Tied game, House falls apart: Cleveland Indians Spring Training update

Less than 30 days until the Tribe is back in Progressive Field. Here’s the latest from Goodyear, Arizona: • Friday’s Cleveland Indians game against the Kansas City Royals had a few noteworthy items. For starters (pun fully intended) Danny Salazar continued his high-strike out, high-pitch count ways as he delivered four strike outs, while also giving up three hits, a walk, and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: Limited roster spots available in Spring Training

With Spring Training underway and Cactus League play right around the corner, the Cleveland Indians will open up preseason play on Tuesday against the Reds with a limited number of roster spots available. Barring injuries, trades, or anything of the sort, most of the Tribe’s 25-man opening day roster is presumably set in stone. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at who...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland’s Success Riding on Young Starters

The Cleveland Indians’ 2014 season would have been far less successful if not for the emergence of several key young contributors within the starting rotation. The offense lacked consistency from some of the biggest names and highest paid members of the organization. The defense, for lack of better and more appropriate terms, was downright atrocious with the glove and arm while...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Value in Mid-Level Starting Pitchers

Most fantasy baseball owners will chase players with upside at a reasonable price. These intriguing arms will help owners will their leagues this year because other owners can draft the expensive aces, but these cost-effective starters will give a boost to their respective teams. View image | gettyimages.com Marcus Stroman owns 55% ground ball and a 7.6 K/9 in his debut...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Excitement surrounding Tribe's rotation, but final spot still up for grabs

Last season, the Indians rotation was a work in progress from the time they reported to Goodyear, Ariz. Over the last two months though things gelled. During that period, they led the majors in strikeouts (358) and had the second-lowest ERA (2.76) while logging pitched the fourth-most innings (338 2/3). Many are banking that this season the rotation will resemble that and not the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

A Look at the Indians 2015 Starting Rotation

If the Indians are to make their second playoff appearance in three seasons, it will be largely due to the starting rotation picking up where it left off in the second half of 2014. The Tribe will enter 2015 with the same group of pitchers it ended 2014 with, avoiding the uncertainty that plagued last year’s staff after losing Scott Kazmir and Ubaldo Jimenez to free agency. Yet...
Via Burning River Baseball
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

No chargers to be filed against Danny Salazar

Indians pitcher Danny Salazar will not face any charges in an investigation of a sexual assault reports FOX 8i in Cleveland. Earlier Wednesday Police in Cleveland presented the case to city prosecutor’s office but no charges will be following. The Indians released a statement on Salarzar. “We are aware of an investigation involving Danny,” said Cleveland Indians GM Chris Antonetti...
Via Tireball.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Pitcher Danny Salazar Being Investigated by Police

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar is confirmed to be involved in a Cleveland Police investigation into a reported sexual assault. The report indicated that the incident had occurred on Jan. 23 on the eve of TribeFest, an event designed to allow fans to meet and interact with players and coaches. The 25-year-old Salazar was also reportedly with catcher Roberto Perez...
Via Baseball Essential
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ongoing investigation involving Indians' Salazar

The Cleveland Police Department is investigating a possible sexual assault complaint against Indians pitcher Danny Salazar. The investigation is ongoing and Salazar has not been charged. "We are aware of an investigation involving Danny," said Indians general manager Chris Antonetti in a statement. "Since this potentially could become a legal matter, we won't have any additional...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians pitcher Salazar involved in police investigation

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians say they are aware of a police investigation involving pitcher Danny Salazar. General manager Chris Antonetti released a statement Wednesday and says the team will not comment any further because of the potential of a legal matter. Cleveland Police did not immediately return telephone messages. Salazar is expected to compete for a starter's job at spring...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Salazar investigated for possible sexual assault

With just a few days before pitchers and catchers report to Goodyear, Arizona, two members of the Cleveland Indians find themselves in the news for some unfortunate reasons. According to a tweet from Paul Hoynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, pitcher Danny Salazar and catcher Roberto Perez are the subjects of sexual assault allegations. Details are murky as some reports have...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Under the Greydar: Danny Salazar

Sex sells. Just turn on your t.v. and tune into any non-Disney/PBS/kid-friendly channel for a few minutes and you'll see what I mean. Beer commercials, video game ads, movie trailers. You're bound to catch a glimpse of Kate Upton or one of the Victoria Secret models flaunting her assets at some point. But what does sex have to do with baseball, and fantasy in particular? Good question...
Via Razzball
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #125: Danny Salazar | SP | CLE

In 2013 Danny Salazar was one of baseball’s most exciting pitchers. A 30.8 K%, 7.1 BB%, and 2.72 SIERA in 10 starts were on par with what Yu Darvish was doing that season (32.9 K%, 9.5 BB%, 2.76 SIERA), though obviously Darvish did it over a much larger span. Those major league numbers were mirror images of what Salazar had done in the minors prior to his call-up to Cleveland...
Via Baseball Professor
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 AL Central Winners: Cleveland Indians

I’m getting a little jumpy here, but I’m excited for Cleveland Indians fans for next year. After making the wildcard play-in game last year, the Indians had a a small letdown this year. A good thing that did come out of the 2014 season is the Indians look poised to win the AL Central next year. The Tigers will obviously be the favorites coming into the season, but I would push...
Via Cheap Seat Analytics
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: October 2, 2013

The Cleveland Indians return to the postseason for the first time since 2007 and host the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Wild Card Game at Progressive Field. Despite getting nine hits off of Rays pitching, the Indians cannot get a runner across home plate and lose 4-0, ending their season. Delmon Young’s leadoff home run in the third will be the only run the Rays would need...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Cleveland’s Defense Sabotage Danny Salazar’s Start?

Among the points one is compelled to make when arguing on behalf of Corey Kluber‘s candidacy for this year’s Cy Young award is that the defense behind him has been of suspect quality, leading to an inflated BABIP (.316) and higher ERA (68 ERA-) than his main rival for the distinction, Felix Hernandez (63 ERA-). […]
Via Fangraphs
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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