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Just carve away everything that doesn’t look like a baseball team

March 11, 2013

Michelangelo is quoted as saying something to the effect that if you want to carve an angel, you take a …Read the Rest

A couple of notes from this week

March 8, 2013

* The Indians made their first cuts to the Spring Training roster earlier this week. Top prospect Jesus Aguilar (who …Read the Rest

Singing about the Indians

February 27, 2013

I have the tendency to remember useless bits of information. Dumb stuff, like who sat in front of me in …Read the Rest

My Misplaced Pessimism

February 20, 2013

Normally at this time of year, I’m full of misplaced optimism about the Indians’ prospects for the upcoming season. I …Read the Rest

An open letter to Chris Antonetti, Hogwarts Class of 1984

February 12, 2013

Mr. Antonetti, It has come to our attention that you have been performing magic in the presence of Muggles. May …Read the Rest

Pondering life’s persistent questions

February 9, 2013

There are certain questions that have perplexed and preoccupied human beings for thousands of years: What is the meaning of …Read the Rest

Baseball dreams

February 4, 2013

Cleveland native and lifelong Indians fan Justine Siegal has been a pioneer in finding opportunities for girls and women in …Read the Rest

Who Are Those Guys? Part II

January 25, 2013

In looking at the current 40-man roster, there are a number of guys whose names might not be familiar to …Read the Rest

We really don’t like arbitration

January 19, 2013

Just a quick note: The Indians today avoided arbitration with Matt Albers, Joe Smith, Chris Perez, Justin Masterson, Drew Stubbs, …Read the Rest

Who Are Those Guys? Part I

January 16, 2013

The Indians front office has made this a much livelier off-season than any in the past several years. The 40-man …Read the Rest