Dan Otero: Bullpen's Only As Good As The Starting Pitchers, We Have One Of The Best Starting Staffs, If Not The Best, In GameDan Otero talks about Spring Training, working with new pitching coach Carl Willis, the bullpen's continued success matched with the starting staff and Lindor and Ramirez's value to this team.
Jordan Bastian: Jason Kipnis' Spring Performance "Encouraging; He Came Out Here With Something To Prove"Jordan Bastian talks about Jason Kipnis' early success this Spring, Mike Clevinger's place in the starting rotation, the game plan for Francisco Mejia and Michael Brantley's status.
Death Of A Slider, And Trevor Bauer's New ToyBauer turned in a brilliant second half not just by turning to a more concentrated 1-2 punch of fastball-curve, but also adjusting his third pitch to that slider. The belief is that you need three pitches to be a reliable starter, and an improvement in that area could unlock the next step for him.
Corey Kluber Receives Professional Athlete Of The Year Award At Greater Cleveland Sports AwardsIt might not be a Cy Young Award, but when Corey Kluber won the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards’ Professional Athlete of the Year honor, he topped LeBron James. That in itself is impressive enough in these parts.
Indians Take Step Back In Results in 2017, Questions Arise For 2018Expectations could not have been higher for the Cleveland Indians in 2017. They came a game short of their first title in over 60 years, and made the biggest splash in free agency in club history prior to the start of the new year.
Cleveland Indians Top 5 Moments in 2017The Cleveland Indians had huge expectations in 2017, fueled originally by the team’s World Series run the year prior, which was only stoked by the surprise signing of Edwin Encarnacion. The lone goal was not achieved, but 2017 proved to be one of the most successful and exciting years in the team’s history.
Ilgauskas To Be Honored As Greater Cleveland Sports Awards Finalists AnnouncedThe finalists for five separate awards were announced Wednesday, with Ilgauskas's award, the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award, and Cleveland Sports Moment of the Year set to be given live.
Ramirez Finishes 3rd In AL MVP Voting, Lindor And Kluber Top-10Fellow 2nd baseman Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros won the award in a landslide ahead of Aaron Judge of the Yankees and Ramirez. The trio and the Angels' Mike Trout were named on all ballots.
Longevity The Only Thing Between Kluber And CooperstownCorey Kluber became the 19th pitcher in baseball history to win multiple Cy Young Awards.
Indians Ace Corey Kluber Easily Wins 2nd AL Cy Young AwardKluber got 28 of the 30 first-place votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The honor was announced Wednesday on MLB Network.
Indians Featured In Finalists For Three Major BBWAA AwardsThree Cleveland Indians were named among the BBWAA award finalists released on Monday night.
Hooper: The Indians Should Find A Way To Retain CallawayIf it is Callaway’s desire to become a manager immediately, then there should be no stopping him. The 42-year old has emerged as an elite coach in baseball and should be given an opportunity somewhere. He probably will have that choice.