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In the Battle of Closers, Chris Perez is Victorious

June 10, 2012

When the Indians traded Mark DeRosa to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2009 for Chris Perez (and Jess Todd), Perez …Read the Rest

The Cleveland Indians as Characters in Mad Men

June 8, 2012

This Sunday night is the big season finale for Mad Men, one of my favorite shows on television.  Since I’m …Read the Rest

Come Talk Baseball Tomorrow!

June 8, 2012

The Indians are out of town this weekend (as they are for much of June).  Perhaps you’re planning to take …Read the Rest

Cleveland’s Negro League History, Part 1 of 11: The Cleveland Tate Stars

June 5, 2012

This July, Cleveland will host the largest Negro League baseball history conference in America – the Jerry Malloy Negro League …Read the Rest

I May Not Be a Purist, But There Are Just Some Things You Don’t Mess With

I May Not Be a Purist, But There Are Just Some Things You Don’t Mess With
June 4, 2012

I don’t necessarily consider myself a baseball purist, at least in a very strict sense.  I’m open to slight changes …Read the Rest

The Desert Island

May 30, 2012

At the end of April, I wrote about this fantasy I had where Johnny Damon rode into Progressive Field on …Read the Rest

Hafner to the DL – Probably Good Timing

May 30, 2012

Travis Hafner has been listed as day to day since he took a foul ball off his knee last Wednesday …Read the Rest

Putting the Weekend Behind Us

Putting the Weekend Behind Us
May 28, 2012

Chris Perez entered the game today to a 3-run lead and yet another standing ovation.  Two ground outs and a …Read the Rest

The Colum-bus is Coming and Going – Roster Moves

May 28, 2012

As you may know, the Indians were anticipating a roster move today since Josh Tomlin was going to be recalled …Read the Rest

It Hasn’t Been a Great Week for Joe Smith

May 25, 2012

A few days ago I talked about the reported incident involving Joe Smith, a bar (ROADHOUSE!) and the Put-in-Bay authorities …Read the Rest