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No Arb With Masterson, Domino Effect With Jimenez?

February 18, 2014

Justin Masterson, the last Indians player without a finalized contract for 2014, just settled on a one-year deal with the …Read the Rest

A Guide to Spring Training – 2014

A Guide to Spring Training – 2014
February 17, 2014

Spring training is underway, and the games already begin next week.  As I did last year,  I wanted to share …Read the Rest

Pitching Notes

February 15, 2014

Rejoice everyone – today is the day that the full squad is due to report in Goodyear!  Full team workouts …Read the Rest

Michael Brantley Signs Extension

February 10, 2014

On Saturday, I mentioned several players whose arbitration hearings were scheduled for the near future, one of whom was Michael …Read the Rest

The Streak Comes to an End

February 8, 2014

Until this week, the Indians had not gone to arbitration with a player since 1991, an incredible stretch of time …Read the Rest

Nick Hagadone Reaches Agreement with the Indians Over Grievance

February 5, 2014

When I think back to Manny Acta’s tenure as manager of the Indians, there are a few specific faux pas …Read the Rest

Jim Thome Statue Set for August Unveiling

January 28, 2014

When Jim Thome returned to the Indians late in the 2011 season, there was a bit of magic in the …Read the Rest

With This Weather, It Helps to Think About Baseball and Summer

With This Weather, It Helps to Think About Baseball and Summer
January 26, 2014

Back in December, I purchased tickets for my dad and I for Tribe Fest.  I knew I’d basically be rolling …Read the Rest

Come Talk Baseball at Progressive Field on February 1

January 24, 2014

Our local SABR chapter is holding our annual winter meeting in the media room at Progressive Field on Saturday, February …Read the Rest

Sometimes You Forget – Grady Sizemore Circa 2005-2008

January 17, 2014

When I was a kid, we had this really fun and kind of crazy dog.  Not always crazy in a …Read the Rest