Unique World Series Matchup Brings Brandon Guyer's Career Full CircleBrandon Guyer was given a message by several players and coaches on the Tampa Bay Rays after his trade to Cleveland. The gist of those words was pretty simple: "You’ve got a great chance to go get that ring."
Indians Believe Jason Kipnis Should Be Ready For World Series Despite Tweaked AnkleThe Cleveland Indians came out of the ALCS with one celebration-related injury, manager Terry Francona said prior to the team's workout at Progressive Field on Sunday, revealing that second baseman Jason Kipnis had suffered a low ankle sprain during an on-field embrace with shortstop Francisco Lindor after the final out of Game 5 was recorded.
Indians Sorting Through Options, Pitcher Health Before Officially Setting World Series RotationThe Indians' rotation in the World Series is far from set, but Cleveland has an idea in mind about how the team would like to see the first three games unfold. Beyond that, there are several options on the table.
Dueling Droughts: Cubs, Indians set to meet in World SeriesAt long, long last, it's true: Either the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians will win the World Series. The matchup between teams that forever waited till next year — next century, really — is finally here. A classic Fall Classic, for sure. Do-it-all Javier Baez, flashy Francisco Lindor, MVP caliber Kris Bryant and a bevy of young stars. Lights-out relievers Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman, and wily skippers Joe Maddon and Terry Francona.
Roberto Perez's Work Behind The Plate Draws Praise From Indians PitchersRoberto Perez's message to Ryan Merritt in the American League Championship Series was simple. "Follow me." The young lefty heeded his catcher's words, executing a game plan which involved off-speed and breaking pitches, hitting the corners and keeping a talented Toronto Blue Jays offense off-balance and off-kilter in the Indians' Game 5 clincher in hostile territory.
Danny Salazar's Odds Of Making Indians' World Series Roster Seemingly ImprovingThe Cleveland Indians haven't completely ruled out Danny Salazar returning as a starter in the World Series. But then again, he hasn't definitely made the roster yet, either.
Trevor Bauer, Indians Working To Avoid Pinkie Problems In World SeriesTrevor Bauer isn't concerned how his finger injury will impact his need to hit in a National League park in the upcoming World Series. "I couldn't Little League pitching," he joked. I'm certainly not going to hit World Series pitching."
Tim May Discusses Urban Meyer's Love For Indians, ClevelandTim May of the Columbus Dispatch joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss Urban Meyer's love for the Indians and talking about their run to the world series and Ohio State's upcoming game in Happy Valley.
Andy Baskin's Thoughts On The World SeriesAndy Baskin shares his thoughts on the Indians' last World Series appearance, their chance of winning, who they should play, who should throw the first pitch and more.
As Heard On: Ben Ryan Metzger Impersonations Go NationalHere is the link to the video of Ben Ryan Metzger songs motivating bets between Clevelanders and Canadians that was discussed on the show today.
Is It Dishonorable To Sell Tickets To Opposing Fans?There's often an opportunity for season ticket holders to make a lot of money when selling their tickets, especially to a fan base like the Chicago Cubs. Ken Carman and Anthony Lima discuss what they'd do if they had tickets to the World Series and if they'd sell their tickets.
Who Should Throw Out The First Pitch In Game 1?Charlie Sheen has made it clear that if asked to do so he's willing to throw out the first pitch of Game 1 of the World Series in Cleveland, but is he the best potential candidate? Ken Carman and Anthony Lima discuss.