Tag Archives: Cleveland Indians

Posted on April 20, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine A few weeks into the season, the Cleveland Indians finally have their best player back in the fold. The club activated shortstop Francisco Lindor on Saturday prior to a doubleheader with the Atlanta Braves. The Indians have fared well without him, but they’ll need Lindor if they’re […]

Posted on April 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine It was nearly three weeks into March before three-time all-star Carlos Gonzalez landed a job this year. Even then, it was only a minor league deal. But less than a month later, CarGo is back in the big leagues. The Cleveland Indians called up Gonzalez from triple-A […]

Posted on April 9, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Already dealing with injuries to a few key players, the Cleveland Indians have suffered a big blow to their vaunted pitching staff. Mike Clevinger was placed on the 10-day Injured List Tuesday with a strain of the teres major muscle in his upper back. The club has […]

Posted on February 23, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians will be going for their fourth consecutive AL Central title in 2019. Of course, they had a modest 91-71 record and a rather brief postseason appearance last season. They also did a little more selling than buying this past offseason. Can the Indians win […]

Posted on February 8, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Spring training injuries are the worst, and pre-spring-training injuries aren’t much better. The Cleveland Indians are about to learn that first-hand. The club announced on Friday that all-star shortstop Francisco Lindor will miss the next seven to nine weeks with a right calf injury. Such a timeline […]

Posted on January 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians have spent most of this offseason trading away players to save money. However, they finally appear ready to start adding for the 2019 campaign. On Sunday, the Tribe acquired catcher Kevin Plawecki in a trade with the New York Mets. As part of the […]

Posted on December 15, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians are suddenly the busiest team in baseball. One day after pulling off a three-team trade to re-acquire Carlos Santana and ship out Edwin Encarnacion, the Indians pulled off another trade. Late Friday night, the Tribe sent first baseman Yonder Alonso to the Chicago White […]

Posted on December 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB Winter Meetings came to a close on Thursday, but not before an intriguing three-team trade was pulled off to help conclude the week. As part of the deal, the Cleveland Indians have re-acquired longtime slugger Carlos Santana and first base prospect Jake Bauers. As part […]

Posted on December 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this offseason, the Washington Nationals have added a catcher to their roster. One of their first moves this winter was signing veteran Kurt Suzuki to a two-year deal. On Friday, Washington acquired Yan Gomes from the Cleveland Indians. As part of the deal, […]

Posted on October 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros will begin their quest to repeat as world champions when their ALDS series against the Cleveland Indians begins on Friday. This series will bring together the last two American League champions. However, these two teams have not met in the postseason either of the […]

Posted on September 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For most of the 2018 season, the Cleveland Indians have been a forgotten. However, the Indians are the first team in 2018 to win their division. With their 15-0 win over the Tigers on Saturday, the Indians clinched first place in the AL Central. This is Cleveland’s […]

Posted on September 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians acquiring Josh Donaldson from the Blue Jays before September 1 could end up making a big difference in the American League playoffs. Naturally, some of the teams likely to be involved in the AL playoffs didn’t care for the move. In fact, a few […]

Posted on September 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second straight season, the Cleveland Indians are making plans to move Jason Kipnis to center field. With the recent acquisition of Josh Donaldson, the Tribe will move third baseman Jose Ramirez to second base. That move will displace Kipnis and force him to move to the […]

Posted on September 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Mere hours before the waiver trade deadline, the Cleveland Indians made a bold move. The Tribe has acquired third baseman Josh Donaldson from the Toronto Blue Jays. The move came just a few hours before the deadline to add players to be eligible for the postseason. There […]

Posted on August 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been nearly a week since Cleveland Indians starter was sidelined with an injury, and the team finally has clarity on how long he’ll be out. Indians manager Terry Francona indicated on Friday that Bauer could miss four to six weeks with a stress fracture in his […]

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