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Spring Training Predictions (by special request)

March 3, 2014

Last week, in a post about the new Rule 7.13 governing collisions at home plate, one of our regular readers, …Read the Rest

Would Rule 7.13 Have Helped Ray Fosse? Or Santana?

February 25, 2014

Major League Baseball and the Major League Players Association have instituted a new rule on an experimental basis for 2014. …Read the Rest

Will the Indians Regress in 2014?

February 11, 2014

A few weeks ago, Joe Lemire over at Sports Illustrated predicted that the Indians would regress this season. Now I …Read the Rest

Guess Who’s Coming to Spring Training II (One more guy named Dave)

January 25, 2014

The Indians have now signed four free agents named Dave, the latest being RHP David Aardsma, who spent most of …Read the Rest

Travis Hafner Comes Home (Kind Of)

January 15, 2014

I just wanted to¬† note that former Indians DH Travis Hafner is returning to Cleveland, but he won’t be wearing …Read the Rest

One Thing Manny Did Better

January 9, 2014

When Terry Francona signed on as Indians manager last year, it was his second coming to Cleveland (having partially grown …Read the Rest

Who’s Invited to Spring Training?

January 6, 2014

The Indians continue to issue non-roster invites to major league Spring Training. The latest free agents to sign minor league …Read the Rest

Out in Right Field

January 2, 2014

It wasn’t exactly earth-shattering news when the Indians signed outfielder David Murphy. Instead of seeing Paul Hoynes or Jordan Bastian …Read the Rest

Shaun Marcum Joins the Club(s)

December 17, 2013

On Monday night, the Indians signed free agent RHP Shaun Marcum¬† to a minor league contract with a non-roster invite …Read the Rest

Indians sign 1st baseman David Cooper

December 10, 2013

The Indians seem to have developed an odd speciality: taking a gamble on players who appear to be washed up …Read the Rest