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Today In Tribe History: October 24, 1995

Designated hitter Eddie Murray walks the Indians off a winner in the bottom of the eleventh inning as Cleveland defeats the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to win their first World Series game since 1948. The Indians take a 2-1 lead in the first on an RBI-triple from Omar Vizquel and an RBI-groundout from Carlos Baerga off of Atlanta’s John Smoltz. They pad the lead in the third on back-to...
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Today In Tribe History: October 23, 1997

Three runs in the ninth inning are not enough, as the Florida Marlins edge out the Cleveland Indians by an 8-7 final in the last game of the season at Jacobs Field. The Marlins take a 3-2 World Series lead over the Indians as the series returns to Miami. The Indians score four in the second and third innings to overcome an early two run deficit, thanks to an RBI-single by Sandy Alomar...
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Today In Tribe History: October 22, 1997

The Cleveland Indians knot up their series with the Florida Marlins at two wins a piece with a strong 10-3 victory. It marks the second straight game that the Indians score in double digits after a 14-11 loss in Game 3 of the World Series. The Indians jump out to an early 6-0 lead after three innings and made the advantage stand up behind a strong showing from rookie right-hander...
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Alomar, rest of Indians coaching staff, likely remaining intact in 2015

CLEVELAND - Unofficially it appears as if the Indians coaching staff will remain intact for 2015. Darren Wolfson of WTSP TV in the Twin Cities is reporting that Sandy Alomar is out of the running for the Twins managerial opening. Alomar interviewed a couple weeks ago in Minnesota and also interviewed for the Arizona opening that went to Chip Hale. Paul Molitor and Doug Mientkiewicz...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Alomar is no longer a candidate for manager

The Minnesota Twins search for a manager continues, following a season in which they won just 70 games, marking the fourth consecutive season with 70 of fewer wins. Pitching was a downfall, as the Twins ranked 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA. The poor finish resulted in the firing of Ron Gardenhire, who has managed the Twins since 2002. The managerial candidate list, which appeared...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Alomar appears likely to return to Cleveland

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AndrewIBI. Here are the stories from Monday, Oct. 20.  Tribe News: The Twins told Sandy Alomar Jr. that he is no longer under consideration for their mangerial opening...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Friedman Is Going To Do Something That Infuriates You

I’ve been thinking a lot about Andrew Friedman’s arrival with the Dodgers, and one of the things that really keeps coming up for me is simply that he’s an outsider to the organization. Ned Colletti had been in charge for so, so long, to the point that not a single current member of the Dodgers played for the team before he arrived. (Although several had been drafted and were...
Via Dodgers Digest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Backs close to naming skipper from Tracy, Hale, Alomar, Nevin, Ward

The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting close to deciding on a new manager, with Jim Tracy, Chip Hale, Sandy Alomar Jr., Phil Nevin and Turner Ward the final candidates, sources familiar with the situation said. A decision is expected within the next day or two. Top D-Backs decision-makers Derrick Hall, Tony La Russa and DeJon Watson were reported by MLB.com to be meeting Sunday night...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Multiple reports cite Tracy, Hale, Nevin, Alomar Jr. as finalists

PHOENIX -- Multiple reports say the Diamondbacks pared their list of managerial candidates to three or four finalists and could announce Kirk Gibson's replacement as early as Monday, though a team source told FOX Sports Arizona finalists have not been determined. USA Today, citing its own sources, listed former NL manager of the year Jim Tracy, former Arizona third base coach...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alomar a finalist for Arizona job

Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly one of the four finalists for the Arizona managers job. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that Alomar, Oakland bench coach Chip Hale, Diamondbacks Triple-A manager Phil Nevin and Jim Tracy, who has managerial experience in the majors, are the other candidates. The Diamondbacks are believed to want to make a decision next...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alomar Jr. to interview for Twins' managerial opening

After interviewing for one managerial opening earlier this week, Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly in the running for another. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported on Thursday that Alomar will interview for the Twins opening. Alomar interviewed earlier this week in Arizona. Alomar would be the sixth known candidate in Minnesota, joining Boston bench coach Torey Lovullo and Oakland bench...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins to interview former All-Star Alomar Jr. for managerial opening

The Minnesota Twins will interview former All-Star catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. for the team's managerial opening, FOX Sports 1 MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal reports. Alomar has been a coach with the Cleveland Indians for the past five seasons and served as the club's interim manager for the final six games of the 2012 season when the Indians fired Manny Acta. Alomar, 48, was named...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chance to become MLB manager interests Alomar Jr.

Sandy Alomar Jr. has been a key member of the Indians' coaching staff for several years now and received a brief taste of life in the manager's chair three seasons ago. Along the way, a handful of other teams have taken a close look at the former catcher as a managerial candidate. Alomar has one year remaining on his contract with Cleveland, but is interested in seeing what...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: October 6, 2012

Terry Francona returns home to the familiar city of Cleveland as he becomes the Indians’ 42nd manager in club history, selected over interim manager Sandy Alomar Francona, a second generation Indians player during his playing career who also spent time in the club’s front office between managerial gigs in Philadelphia and Boston, comes to town with a career 1,029-915 record over...
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Today In Tribe History: October 5, 1997

The Cleveland Indians are four outs from elimination against the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series, when single runs in the bottom of the eighth and ninth innings give the Tribe a 3-2 win to force Game 5. With two outs in the eighth, Sandy Alomar knots the game at two, driving a 2-0 pitch from Mariano Rivera over the wall in right field. In the ninth, Marquis...
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Alomar among Arizona managerial candidates

The Arizona Diamondbacks confirmed on Wednesday that Sandy Alomar Jr. is one of at least seven candidates for their managerial opening. Alomar has been on the Indians staff the past five years, serving as first-base coach for three (2010-11, '14) and bench coach for two (2012-13). He was also the interim manager after Manny Acta was fired in 2012, going 3-3 in the final six games...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks announce managerial candidates

After firing Kirk Gibson the Arizona Diamondbacks are searching for a new manager. They’re casting a wide net this time around and plan on speaking with many people about the position. Today the team announced the first six candidates that they plan to speak with. Three of the candidates are internal – Double-A manager Andy Green, who interviewed Tuesday, Triple-A manager Phil...
Via My Sports Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sandy Alomar and Jim Tracy among those on list for Diamondbacks manager job

The Arizona Diamondbacks have an opening for their managerial position. Two names on the list are Sandy Alomar Jr. and Jim Tracy. Alomar has been waiting for a while now to get his first crack at a manager job and has spent the last five years with the Cleveland Indians as a first base, third base and bench coach. Two new names to add to Dbacks managerial candidate list: Sandy...
Via Tireball.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 30, 1988

Future Indians star Sandy Alomar Jr. makes his Major League debut with the San Diego Padres. He pinch-hits for Jerald Clark in the ninth inning and strikes out against Houston’s Brian Meyer. He will not play in the Majors again until September 10th, 1989. He enters the game as a defensive replacement for Benito Santiago and gets his first hit, a two-run double, in the ninth. He...
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The Greatest Summer Ever: Sandy Alomar, Jr.

The ’95 Tribe won 100 games in a strike-shortened 144 game schedule, won their first Central Division title and made the playoffs and World Series for the first time since 1954.  Six players made the American League All-Star team, eight players batted .300 or better, and the pitching staff had the lowest ERA in the American League.  The players have been ranked from the most...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Time Indians: Johnny Romano

  Name: John Anthony Romano Position: Catcher Nick Name: Honey Number: 11 Tribe Time: 1960-1964 DOB: 08/23/1934 Accolades: 2 Time All-Star (1961-1962), Top 25 MVP (1961) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG Best Season (1961) 142 509 76 152 29 1 21 80 61 60 0 0 .377 .483 .299 Career 580 1831 261 498 83 9 91 294 260 306 6 6 .355 .476...
Via Burning River Baseball
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Local Band ready to put the Rock in Rock n’ Blast

This weekend Progressive Field will feature what are unquestionably the best fireworks of the season and what could quite possibly be the best band in town as well. In between the ballgames and the annual Rock n’ Blast firework spectaculars on both Friday and Saturday, four local Clevelanders will be on hand to pump up the crowd as the ballpark is readied to light up the downtown...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Alomar Homers in 1997 All-Star Game

The 2014 season will mark 20 years of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although with the stadium building boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Progressive Field is the 13th oldest facility in the majors). Did the Tribe Win Last Night has compiled a list of the 20 most memorable moments in the field’s history. We’ll count...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoyer throws out first pitch as he looks ahead to training camp

CLEVELAND -- Before Saturday, Brian Hoyer's two greatest memories at Progressive Field were watching Sandy Alomar win the MVP award in the 2007 All-Star Game and seeing the first Indians playoff game in 41 years. The Browns quarterback got to do something Johnny Manziel couldn't by throwing out the first pitch before the Indians-White Sox game. Adding to the moment is that...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 8, 1997

The American League defeats the National League by a score of 3 – 1 in the annual All-Star Game, played in Cleveland. Indians catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. hits a 2-run home run and is named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Alomar is the first hometown player to homer since Hank Aaron in Atlanta in 1972.
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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