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Each team’s best and worst offseason trade of the last 20 years

During the winter, free agency is what gets most of the attention. And rest assured, we’ll be diving down that rabbit hole sooner rather than later. But teams also made blockbuster trades each winter to help turn their clubs into contenders for the next season and beyond. Just like we did back in July, we’re going to look at the best and worst trades made by each team over the...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: December 29, 1974

An imposing figure on the field, Richie Sexson is born in Portland, Oregon. The 6’8” Sexson was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round of the 1993 draft and debuted in September of 1997. The outfielder and first baseman spent parts of four seasons in Clevleand, hitting as many as 31 homers and 116 RBI in 1999. He was traded at the midway point in 2000 to the Milwaukee...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox 99 – September Hot Streak

The Red Sox continued as one of the hottest teams in baseball as September unfolded. They first took 2 of 3 from Cleveland, owner of the best record in the majors. In a battle of hot-hitting clubs, the Tribe prevailed in the first constest 11-7 before over 43,000 at Jacobs Field. The home squad went up 8-1, but had to hang on as Boston continued to pound the ball. Starter Tim Wakefield...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: August 31, 1998

Richie Sexson hits a 2-run single in Cleveland’s 10-run first inning, as the Tribe scalps Oakland, 15 – 6. Sexson hits his 4th homer in three days, and Manny Ramirez hits his 34th homer and knocks in five runs for starter Dave Burba. Joey Cora, acquired hours before the game from Seattle for David Bell, scores two runs and drives in 2.
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 28, 2000

The Indians obtain pitchers Bob Wickman, Steve Woodard, and Jason Bere from the Brewers in exchange for slugging first baseman Richie Sexson, pitchers Paul Rigdon and Kane Davis, and a player to be named later. The Indians keep trading, bringing back outfielder Wil Cordero from the Pirates for prospects Enrique Wilson and Alex Ramirez, both of whom will wind up as busts for...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 17, 2001

2001: Blake Stein set a Royals franchise record by striking out eight straight hitters, but Kansas City still dropped a 5-2 decision to the Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee.Stein started his strikeout string with the last out of the first inning. The streak was snapped with one out in the fourth when Geoff Jenkins lined out to second. Richie Sexson followed with a home run that...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Hypothetical Hall of Fame Ballot – Marshall Garvey

A year after the Baseball Writers Association of America neglected to vote in a single player, the 2014 ballot provides a greater array of more enticing choices. Not everyone will get in (sorry Mike Timlin and Richie Sexson), but even the most implacable analyst would be hard-pressed to not pick at least three. Here are the inductees on my hypothetical ballot, along with runner-ups...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lou Olsen's 2014 Hall of Fame Picks

For the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame, we have 36 names to choose from.  As is tradition, every member of the voting committee gets to list ten names.  In order for someone to make it into the Hall, they must appear on 75% of the ballots.  To quote the classic comedy Caddyshack, “some people, simply do not belong”.  The fact that Richie Sexson and Eric Gagne appear on this...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Line of the day

From a Deadspin article on Richie Sexson."He finished his career as a Yankees DH, a rite of baseball menopause for aging and overpaid sluggers."
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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