Warm Fuzzies: Terry Francona is Awesome and a Great Moment for the Hamiltons

March 28, 2014

Now that the shock and anger of the Masterson extension talks has subsided (for now), I came across a couple …Read the Rest

Getting There Early

Getting There Early
March 26, 2014

I’d always wanted to go to Spring Training. Since the mid-nineties while the Indians were in there glory, I couldn’t …Read the Rest

At third base, batting cleanup, #41, Carlos Santana

March 25, 2014

He can ROUND third. But can he field it? Well, we don’t know for sure whether he’ll be batting cleanup …Read the Rest

Who Still Has a Job?

March 25, 2014

Well, Lonnie Chisenhall does. So does Nyjer Morgan/Tony Plush. They’ve both made the Opening Day roster. Morgan is the beneficiary …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

IPL Bookshelf: New Book on the Jacobs Field Years

IPL Bookshelf: New Book on the Jacobs Field Years
March 24, 2014

I hope that this is something that can become a regular series at IPL – a look at new (or …Read the Rest

The Roster is Starting to Take Shape

March 23, 2014

With Opening Day just over a week away, this is the time that we finally start to see the official …Read the Rest

The Case for Aaron Harang: 5th Starter

March 21, 2014

Okay, Indians fans… who do you have penciled in to that 5th spot in the rotation? Trevor Bauer? That was …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

Crazy Like a Fox, or Just Plain Crazy?

March 20, 2014

There’s been a lot of discussion on this blog over the winter about a potential extension for Justin Masterson.  Once …Read the Rest