If You Need Saves In Fantasy Baseball, Look For High Strikeout RatesThe job of closer for a MLB team comes with few guarantees, meaning it's tough to secure saves all season long at the draft. Scouring waivers will net saves where no one was looking.
Finding The Odd Man Out In the Indians' Six-Man RotationWith Saturday’s return of Danny Salazar, Terry Francona will employ a six-man look, at least for one rotation. After that, however, someone will have to be the odd man out.
Salazar's Return Hints At Sustained SuccessThe re-emergence of an All-Star level starting pitcher in the middle of a pennant race with a Hall of Fame-level outing was enough reason to chalk the night up as a ‘W.’
Salazar Activated For Saturday Start; Merritt OptionedSaturday will be Salazar's first start since May 27.
Bowden: Indians Will Eventually Pull Away In AL Central; I Love MejiaFormer MLB GM and Sirius XM host Jim Bowden talks about the Indians' difficulty in pulling away in the AL Central, and the trade deadline.
After Slow Start, Indians Rotation Rolls Momentum Into Second HalfThe team’s perceived greatest strength has re-discovered the consistency that made the Cleveland rotation among the best in the league.
Salazar Likely The Driving Factor In Indians Deadline PlansThere is not a whole lot of reason for the Cleveland Indians to go out and acquire a player at most positions before the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31.
Brantley, Salazar Recovering As Indians Return To Progressive FieldAs they return from a successful 7-1 road trip, the Indians return to Progressive Field with some pieces still moving.
Indians Activate Chisenhall, Place Salazar On DLThe Cleveland Indians have activated OF Lonnie Chisenhall from the 7-day concussion disabled list, and have placed RHP Danny Salazar on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder soreness in a corresponding move.
Indians Send Struggling Pitcher Danny Salazar To BullpenAfter a subpar outing Saturday vs. the Royals, it's bullpen time for Salazar.
Could Danny Salazar Be Removed From Rotation?If your statistic of choice to measure pitchers happens to be ERA-, the pitching equivalent of the oft-utilized wRC+, Danny Salazar would be the 10th-worst starting pitcher in baseball at 133.
Danny Salazar Picked The Wrong Night To Throw StrikesPerhaps Tuesday night was not the best time for Salazar to try and throw strikes. The Rays are last in baseball in contact percentage (72.5%, almost 3 percentage points behind the Rangers) and swinging strike percentage (13%).
Dickerson Hits 2 Of Rays' 5 Homers In 6-4 Win Over IndiansCorey Dickerson hit two of Tampa Bay's season-high five home runs, leading the Rays to a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Carman And Lima: Are The Indians As Good As They Should Be?Ken Carman and Anthony Lima discuss whether the Indians, who are on pace for 88 wins, are right on track or underachieving.
Smoke Signals: Splitting Splits and Salazar Starting SlowThe Indians were bereft of offense at times during their nine game road trip, in which they finished 4-5.