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.
Smoke Signals: Fake History, Baby Steps and New ContractsNothing like doing something historic only for it not to count.
Four Teams Cleveland Indians Fans Should Hope Lose In 2018It is not like you haven’t been here before, two-win football teams, the Brooklyn Nets and Jim Sorgi be damned.
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.
Mike Hattery: Expect Same Trevor Bauer; Bullpen Will Take TimeMike Hattery of Waiting For Next Year and The Athletic joined the Experiment to talk about Jason Kipnis' early success, as well as a projection of Trevor Bauer and the bullpen.
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.
Chris Rose: Browns Must Level With McCarronChris joined Andy and Jeff to discuss Joe Thomas' future on the field or in the broadcasting world, comparing and contrasting all the mock drafts, NFL combine coverage and how evaluating similar quarterbacks can alter draft plans.
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.
Jim Bowden: Indians Would Be Crazy Not To Do Everything To Sign Lindor Right Now, $20 Million A Year A Bargain Five Years From NowJim Bowden talks about the Indians' offseason, the strength of the pitching staff and rotation and why the Indians need to get Francisco Lindor signed right now.
Zack Meisel: "There's No Reason Jason Kipnis Can't Have An All-Star Season"Zack Meisel of The Athletic joined Andy and Jeff from Goodyear to discuss Michael Brantley's, Jason Kipnis' and Danny Salazar's health, the options for Francona in terms of utility outfielders and first-base and what to do with Francisco Mejia.
Erik Gonzalez Leaves Injured As Indians Sweep Split Squad GamesThe 26-year-old walked off the field with a trainer before returning to Goodyear for further evaluation.