Francisco Mejia Still Has Roadblocks In The OutfieldFrancisco Mejia’s run with the big league club at Spring Training came to an end on March 12th, as he was optioned to Triple-A Columbus. The intent of shipping him out was to accelerate his return to the majors.
Paul Hoynes: Tomlin Will Likely Be 5th StarterPaul joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the Indians final spot in the rotation, where Josh Tomlin is at this point in his career, the outfield platoon, the Mike Moustakas signing and why there are still top-end pitchers available in free agency.
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.
Jensen Lewis: Tomlin Will Likely Be 5th StarterJensen Lewis joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the idea of a 4-man rotation and evolving bullpens, the strange free-agent market this year, the 5th spot in the Tribe's rotation, the outfield and Jason Kipnis' power surge.
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.
Smoke Signals: Anderson's Role, Napoli's Return, Guyer's AxeCody Anderson, who is returning from Tommy John surgery, will not pitch in the majors again until April 27th at the earliest.
Smoke Signals: Top Tribe Prospects Have A Big Spring DayOutside of the southpaw, Triston McKenzie, the team’s other top three prospects all contributed extra-base hits and RBI.
Joe Posnanski: "Indians Run Production Will Be Fine"Joe Posnanski of MLB.com joined Andy and Jeff to discuss the outlook for the Indians this season and MLB's rule changes.
Chris Rose On Browns Draft Plans: "Don't Get Too Cute"Chris Rose of the NFL Network talks about how the Browns should approach picks 1 and 4 in the upcoming NFL Draft.
Carman And Lima Show Open For February 21stKen and Anthony opened Wednesday’s show talking baseball, Indians baseball…they were talkin’ Tribe. PLUS: an update on Elizabeth Swaney, the Olympian that qualified in the Freestyle Skiing Ladies’ Ski Halfpipe and wowed us all with her lackluster performance.
Matt Underwood On Michael Brantley: He Feels Great, He Looks GreatMatt Underwood of Fox Sports Ohio joined Andy and Jeff to discuss an early spring training look at the Indians, how healthy they are and MLB's rule changes to speed up the pace of play.
Francona Rejoins Camp After Death Of His FatherOn his first day back at spring training after his dad's funeral, Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball.