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Tribe Tidbits: Week 2

April 14, 2014

On Friday night, Blake Wood pitched his typical uninspiring, meaningless inning of relief. But this time he accomplished the rare …Read the Rest

Tony Plush’s New Approach at the Plate

April 9, 2014

Through seven games, Nyjer Morgan has a .520 on-base percentage. And while a fast start of this magnitude is far …Read the Rest

The demise of Vinnie Pestano (UPDATED)

April 8, 2014

Vinne Pestano was among the most dominant relievers in all of baseball during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. But after …Read the Rest

Masterson Flops, Tribe Loses Rubber Match to Twins

Masterson Flops, Tribe Loses Rubber Match to Twins
April 6, 2014

This is why you don’t pay Justin Masterson $17M per year. The Masterson supporters were out in full force after …Read the Rest

Tribe Tidbits: Opening Week

Tribe Tidbits: Opening Week
April 6, 2014

In 2012 I wrote a few pieces called Tribe-o-Metrics—basically a collection of the best notes I could dig up on …Read the Rest

Things to Work On: Asdrubal Cabrera

March 24, 2014

Throughout spring training I’ll be highlighting “things to work on” for certain key players this year.  Asdrubal Cabrera’s career took a dramatic …Read the Rest

The Argument Against Signing Masterson

The Argument Against Signing Masterson
March 21, 2014

Indians fans collectively blew a gasket last night when news broke that the team had turned down an offer from …Read the Rest

Things to Work On: Carlos Santana

Things to Work On: Carlos Santana
March 5, 2014

Throughout spring training I’ll be highlighting “things to work on” for certain key players this year.  Before we dive into this year’s …Read the Rest

Things to Work On: Yan Gomes

Things to Work On: Yan Gomes
March 3, 2014

I wrote a series of Things to Work On last year during spring training, and I’m bringing it back for …Read the Rest

Breakout Candidate: Zach McAllister

Breakout Candidate: Zach McAllister
February 26, 2014

Zach McAllister isn’t exactly known as a power pitcher. He’s only averaged 7.3 K per 9 in his career and …Read the Rest