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A visual display of defensive performance

A visual display of defensive performance
December 18, 2013

Fan Graphs and Inside Edge have combined to provide us with a free look at defensive spray charts, which dramatically …Read the Rest

Is David Murphy a bounce-back candidate?

Is David Murphy a bounce-back candidate?
December 11, 2013

You’ve probably seen or heard (even on this site, perhaps) reference to David Murphy’s batting average on balls in play …Read the Rest

Greatest Indians by Uniform Number: 10-19

Greatest Indians by Uniform Number: 10-19
December 5, 2013

10 – Pat Tabler, 1983-87 No. 10 is one of the most difficult choices of them all. Max Alvis, Coco …Read the Rest

Meet your new right fielder, Ryan Murphy

November 20, 2013

Or is it David Raburn? Either way, the Indians will have new platoon in right field this year, with Murphy …Read the Rest

Greatest Indians by Uniform Number: 0-9

Greatest Indians by Uniform Number: 0-9
November 19, 2013

Over the next few weeks I’ll be filling in the time during the dead of winter with a look at …Read the Rest

Fixing Carlos Santana

Fixing Carlos Santana
November 13, 2013

Carlos Santana certainly hasn’t been a disappointment. His .377 on-base percentage in 2013 was more than adequate and his .832 …Read the Rest

Outfield defense: did it help?

Outfield defense: did it help?
November 7, 2013

Michael Brantley, Michael Bourn and Drew Stubbs. Three center fielders roaming the outfield in Progressive Field. It was supposed to …Read the Rest

Why the Indians need a new leadoff man in 2014

Why the Indians need a new leadoff man in 2014
October 26, 2013

The Indians spent significant money on Michael Bourn last offseason and the addition was reason for great hope entering the …Read the Rest

Is there any hope for Chris Perez?

October 14, 2013

Towards the end of the season it was clear that Chris Perez lacked the confidence to continue his duties as …Read the Rest

What to do with Asdrubal

What to do with Asdrubal
October 5, 2013

The Indians have a few major questions that must be addressed this offseason and one of the most crucial decisions …Read the Rest