On The Ramifications Of Not Turning Two, Strasburg Outduels Carrasco, Some Rare Left-Handed Relief, Lucroy Rumors | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians fell in the second game of the short two-game series, losing to the Washington Nationals at Progressive Field, 4-1. This column features my takeaways from Wednesday's game. If you want more baseball coverage, you can follow me on Twitter (@TJZuppe).
Ben Badler: There Is Nobody In The Farm System That The Indians Should Keep "Off-Limits"Ben Badler, MLB Writer for Baseball America and MLB scouting expert, joined Bull and Fox (with Chris Fedor in for Fox) on Wednesday to discuss all the recent news surrounding the MLB Trade deadline.
Strasburg Wins 14th As Nationals Down Indians 4-1Stephen Strasburg shut down Cleveland for seven innings and bounced back from his only loss this season, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Wednesday.
Indians Manager Terry Francona Praises Tyler Naquin's 'Survival Instincts'Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is not surprised by Tyler Naquin's ability to stay locked in. And the Tribe's skipper was certainly less than surprised when the rookie outfielder contributed the hit which truly ignited the club's three-run rally in Tuesday's 7-6 walk-off victory over the Washington Nationals, an RBI double to the left-center field gap.
Are The Browns The Third Attraction In Town?A lot of people argue that Cleveland is a Browns town, but with the Cavaliers championship run and the first place Indians has that changed? How much longer can this be a Browns town if the team continues their recent struggles? Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joins Anthony Lima and Vic Travagliante to discuss who he thinks is No. 1 in Cleveland.
On The Indians' Stunning Comeback, Guys Staying Ready, Brantley's Unseen Impact | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians scored three in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Washington Nationals in walk-off fashion at Progressive Field, 7-6. This column features my takeaways from Tuesday's game. If you want more baseball coverage, you can follow me on Twitter (@TJZuppe).
Indians Rally For 3 In 9th To Stun Nationals, 7-6Francisco Lindor pushed an RBI single through Washington’s drawn-in infield with one out in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for three runs in their final at-bat to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Tuesday night in a matchup of two first-place teams with sights on October.
Indians' Michael Brantley 'Very Confident' He Can 'Contribute In A Positive Way' Before Season's EndDespite a season full of setbacks, seemingly endless medical checkups and obvious frustration, shutting Michael Brantley down for the rest of the season is not an option the Cleveland Indians are currently considering. In fact, if you ask Brantley, the veteran outfielder still believes he can be a difference maker for the Tribe before the 2016 campaign reaches its conclusion.
Bob Nightengale: Indians Need To "Seize The Moment" And Make A Trade, Even If It Means Dealing Zimmer Or FrazierBob Nightengale, Baseball writer for USA Today, joined Bull and Fox on Tuesday to talk about the Cleveland Indians and the MLB trade deadline. Bob said that the Indians need to make a move for someone at the August 1st trade deadline, even if it means dealing Bradley Zimmer or Todd Frazier.
CJ Nitkowski: "I Wouldn't Worry [About The Indians]... They Do Need To Make A Trade, Though"CBS Radio baseball host CJ Nitkowski joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss why he isn't worried about the Indians and their AL Central lead, what it's like to be a name on the trading block like he was when he played, thoughts on the Chris Sale situation, and more.
2016 MLB Trade Deadline Rumor TrackerHere are the latest rumors, whispers and reports involving the Cleveland Indians leading up to the Aug. 1 MLB trade deadline:
Anthony Castrovince: For The Cubs To Pay That Much For Chapman Is CrazyMLB writer Anthony Castrovince joined Chico on the Experiment to talk about Aroldis Chapman's trade to the Cubs, and who the Indians may target next.