Indians Operating Under Familiarity Plan In Early Off-SeasonThe Cleveland Indians had a ton of decisions to make heading into a critical off-season. So far, Chris Antonetti’s staff has made things easier on themselves by making the easy decisions.
Options: Indians Keep Brantley For $11.5M, Tomlin For $3MThe Indians exercised an $11.5 million option on outfielder Michael Brantley and a $3 million option on right-hander Josh Tomlin.
Carman And Lima: Did We Trust In Tito Too Much With Michael Brantley?Ken Carman & Anthony Lima want to know, was Terry Francona too loyal to Dr. Smooth going into the postseason and should the team pick up his $11 million option for 2018?
Indians Not In Great Position To Exercise Brantley's OptionThere are a few things to understand when talking about off-season moves in baseball, the first of which is: without a salary cap, it is hard to have a great idea of what a team's budget is.
Michael Brantley Undergoes Ankle SurgeryBrantley will return to full baseball activity in 4 to 5 months, according to the team.
Five Questions The Cleveland Indians Must Address For 2018The Cleveland Indians will be the favorites for their third straight American League Central title in 2018, but how they might get there is maybe more of an unknown at this point than perhaps feels comfortable.
A Special Indians Edition Of All Pro Or Hell NoSadly the Indians season ended early in 2017 with an ALDS loss to the New York Yankees so it's time to start looking forward as Carman & Lima play an Indians edition of All Pro or Hell No with potential offseason moves.
Encarnacion Playing Through The Pain In Elimination GameEncarnacion is back in the starting lineup for ALDS Game 5 after missing Games 3 and 4 with a sprained ankle that made him exit in the early goings of Game 2.
Alex Hooper: If Edwin Encarnacion Is Healthy Enough To Pinch Hit, Then He's Healthy Enough To DHOur Indians beat reporter Alex Hooper joined Ken Carman and Anthony Lima to get us ready for game 5 of the ALDS.
Carman And Lima: What Should The Indians' Lineup Be For Game 5?Should Terry Francona move Jason Kipnis back to 2nd base so Jose Ramirez can play 3rd base? Should Edwin Encarnacion be the designated hitter after sitting out with an ankle injury? We discuss here.
Francona Picking Between 'Four Lineups' For Game 5Terry Francona has some decisions to make on his elimination game lineup for Wednesday. He has already made a few, but that has only given him more decisions to make.
Past Storylines Plague Indians As Single Mistake Downs ThemFor one night, all of the negative storylines that had plagued the Cleveland Indians earlier in the year came true. That was all the New York Yankees needed.