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Tribe Beat: More Names Connected To Trade Deadline, Kipnis Clarifies ‘Accountability’

Tribe Beat: 92.3’s TJ Zuppe joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss Kipnis’ further explanation of his accountability comments, another rough series opener and why this is a continuing problem, and more trade rumors as the deadline approaches.

92.3 The Fan–18 hours ago

Manager Terry Francona #17 removes starting pitcher Cody Anderson #56 of the Cleveland Indians from the game during the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on July 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Zuppe’s 4 Thoughts: Indians Come Up Short After Sunday’s Team Meeting, Cody Anderson Hit Hard

The Cleveland Indians lost their fifth straight, dropping Monday’s series opener to the Kansas City Royals, 9-4. Here are four thoughts from Monday’s loss:

92.3 The Fan–07/27/2015

Eric Hosmer #35 celebrates with Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals after Hosmer hit a three run home run during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on July 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Hosmer Drives In 4 As Royals Roll Over Indians 9-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday […]

92.3 The Fan–07/27/2015

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Indians 2B Jason Kipnis Clarifies Lack Of Accountability Comments

Jason Kipnis has become the Cleveland Indians’ vocal leader, and the All-Star second baseman’s words carry more weight than any player in the Tribe’s locker room.

92.3 The Fan–07/27/2015

Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox signals safe after second baseman Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians dropped the throw on a stolen base during the third inning at Progressive Field on July 24, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

C.J. Nitkowski on Whether This is Rock Bottom For Indians: “It’s Close; A Lot of Work To Do”, Bourn/Swisher Contracts “Crippling This Team”

C.J. Nitkowski talks about whether the Indians have hit rock bottom as of right now, the players’ only meeting that occurred after being swept by the White Sox, the positivity surrounding the starting pitching…

92.3 The Fan–07/27/2015

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26:  2015 Inductees Craig Biggio,John Smoltz,Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez pose with their plaques after the Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Enter Hall Of Fame

Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.

92.3 The Fan–07/27/2015

Carlos Sanchez #5 of the Chicago White Sox scores on an RBI single by Melky Cabrera (not pictured) as Indians catcher Roberto Perez #55 watches the throw to second base during the seventh inning of their game on July 26, 2015 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.   The White Sox defeated the Indians 2-1.  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

‘Embarrassing’ Weekend Series Has Indians Soul-Searching

If the Cleveland Indians’ season wasn’t already in serious jeopardy, Sunday’s loss to the Chicago White Sox helped push it over the edge

92.3 The Fan–07/26/2015

Avisail Garcia #26 of the Chicago White Sox is safe at second with a stolen base under the tag attempt of Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians during the second inning of their game on July 26, 2015 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.   (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Swept Away: Indians Beaten Down By White Sox In 4-Game Series

The Indians’ worst series of a frustrating season ended with a very familiar theme: A starting pitcher deserving better being unsupported by a listless offense.

92.3 The Fan–07/26/2015

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Bob DiBiasio Defends The Indians Amid Disappointing Season

Indians Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Bob Dibiasio joined Chico Borman & 92.3 The Fan on Sunday.

92.3 The Fan–07/26/2015

Catcher Yan Gomes #10 and pitching coach Mickey Callaway #32 talk with starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning after Carrasco gave up a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field on July 25, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Carlos Carrasco Struggles As Indians Drop 3rd Straight To White Sox

In a matchup between Carlos Carrasco and Chris Sale, runs were supposed to be at a premium. Only one of those two starters held up their end of the bargain. And by the end of the night, the Indians found themselves in the AL Central’s cellar.

92.3 The Fan–07/25/2015

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