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Farm Fresh– April 9

April 9, 2012

IPL’s weekly look at notable prospects and wannabes in the Minor Leagues. May they all be good or lucky, or …Read the Rest

The Legend of Gomer Hodge

April 6, 2012

A brief look back at one of the most memorable opening acts in Cleveland Indians baseball. Harold “Gomer” Hodge, born …Read the Rest

Taming the Tigers or Tilting at Windmills?

April 4, 2012

Baseball in the American League Central, circa 2012, looks bad for every team not named Detroit. It really does. Just …Read the Rest

Asdrubal Gets His

April 3, 2012

On Sunday Paul Hoynes reported the Indians and Asdrubal Cabrera agreed on a 2 year contract extension for $ 16.5 …Read the Rest

The Trouble With Gomez

April 2, 2012

Judge:        Mr. Addams, a universal truth holds any attorney who represents himself has a fool for a client. Gomez:       …Read the Rest

A Night to Remember

March 31, 2012

A quick look back at 2011, an Indians season of pleasant surprises, wild finishes and unexpected “What If’s”. For me, …Read the Rest

Casey Redux?

March 29, 2012

You know you’re wondering. Only a week remains before Opening Day and the Indians still can’t find a good left …Read the Rest

The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me Was Going Nuts

March 28, 2012

So said Jimmy Piersall in his autobiography, Fear Strikes Out, which details his struggles with bipolar disorder and a difficult …Read the Rest

Extension for Asdrubal? Yea or Nay?

March 25, 2012

Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera posted a breakout offensive year in 2011 with career highs in runs, hits, home runs (25, …Read the Rest

Who’s On First?

March 22, 2012

Abbott:      Who’s on first? Costello:     I don’t know. Abbott:       He’s on third . . . Costello:    Did …Read the Rest