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Indians draft mix of college hitters, high school pitchers in early rounds

After the first two days of the MLB Draft, the Indians have spread things out with their selections. Of their 12 picks, five have been pitchers, three infielders, three outfielders and a catcher. They have also gone with seven from high school and five from college. "I like how the whole thing has shaken out so far," Indians Director of Amateur Scouting Brad Grant said...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Most irrelevant baseball players to get caught using PED’s

Boy how the world of PED’s has evolved. First Drago in Rocky IV, then the Bash Brothers in Oakland. Barry Bonds was on them, though he definitely wasn’t when he couldn’t throw out 87 year old Sid Bream from short left. Roger Clemens and Andy Pettite claimed to swallow a lot of Vitamin B.  Manny Ramirez used an estrogen supplement. All these players are high profile but quite...
Via Bacon Sports
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins can take plenty of positives from NYC

The Minnesota Twins headed to the Big Apple at the beginning of the week as winners of just two games through their first three series this year. Minnesota was coming off a three-game sweep at the hands of arguably the best team in this early season, the Texas Rangers. It was early, but the Twins were searching for answers. While manager Ron Gardenhire's club lost Thursday...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins can take plenty of positives from NYC

The Minnesota Twins headed to the Big Apple at the beginning of the week as winners of just two games through their first three series this year. Minnesota was coming off a three-game sweep at the hands of arguably the best team in this early season, the Texas Rangers. It was early, but the Twins were searching for answers. While manager Ron Gardenhire's club lost Thursday...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians P.M. links: Tribe DID make a trade 10 years ago, getting little in return for future Hall of Famer Robbie Alomar

Indians sent Alomar -- coming off a brilliant 3-year run -- and 2 youngsters to the Mets for Matt Lawton, Alex Escobar, Billy Traber, Jerrod Riggan, and Earl Snyder. Alomar quickly faded, but it seemed he was at his peak when dealt.
Via Cleveland.com
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

What could have been: The Robbie Alomar trade

Roberto Alomar (Photo: AP)The 10-year anniversary of the Roberto Alomar trade passed on Sunday.In what seems like a lifetime ago, it is amazing that it has now been ten years since that trade was consummated on December 11, 2001. It is a trade that signaled a dramatic change in the direction of the franchise and has since resulted in a ten year war between the fans and ownership...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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