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I Lost the Cord Phelps Fight

December 2, 2013

Like a church mouse tiptoeing on a supple Persian rug, the Cord Phelps era in Cleveland came to an end …Read the Rest

A Cheap Drew Stubbs Replacement

November 12, 2013

Outfielder Drew Stubbs performed as expected last year, hitting .233/.305/.360 with 21 doubles, a pair of triples, 10 homeruns and …Read the Rest

Something, Something, Bert and Ernie: The Akron RubberDucks?

October 29, 2013

Not much of a post here, but the Akron Aeros, the Tribe’s Class AA farm team, have undergone a name …Read the Rest

Can Swisher and Bourn Live Up to the Rest of Their Contracts?

October 23, 2013

It was a wildly successful season at the corner of Ontario and Carnegie. For the first time in a millennia, …Read the Rest

Chris Perez Offseason Trade Market

October 9, 2013

“Look, [Chris] Perez is a fine pitcher, but he’s overrated. Plus, he’s getting expensive. My only fear is that the …Read the Rest

Perez Nearly Blows Another One

September 27, 2013

Ugh. The Tribe did manage to pull out another victory on Thursday night. But, well, I’m not really sure how …Read the Rest

Tribe Falls Flat as KC Takes Crucial Series

September 19, 2013

Of the club’s final 23 games, the Indians faced one opponent – the Kansas City Royals – with a winning …Read the Rest

Tribe Falls to KC, Still 1.5 Games Back from Wild Card

September 11, 2013

Entering last night’s game against division rival Kansas City, the Indians playoff odds had “ballooned” to more than 35% according …Read the Rest

Chicken Al and Cody Brought the Mojo!

September 5, 2013

Entering Wednesday night’s game, the Indians’ playoff odds were steadily shrinking. Baseball Prospectus estimated that the Tribe’s odd of making …Read the Rest

Oops! Ubaldo Jimenez’s Contract Part II

September 4, 2013

Near the middle of last month – August 13, to be exact – I wrote a post examining how the …Read the Rest