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.
Ryan Hanigan, A 37-Year-Old Play For The FutureYou will see Ryan Hanigan on the field for the Indians eventually, but perhaps only manifested through others.
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.
Perez Gets Nod Behind Dish With Heavy Bullpen Usage LoomingThe longer the 2017 season has carried on, the less an everyday catcher has been established for the Cleveland Indians.
Two Cleveland Indians Who Need Expanded Postseason RolesThere is a growing contingent of fans that believe Roberto Perez should be the Indians’ starting catcher.
Smoke Signals: Jay Bruce's World Collides With MoneyballThere have been plenty of mentions of Moneyball, the film based on the story of the 2002 Oakland Athletics and their 20-game win streak, while the Cleveland Indians have been on their run.
Indians Sweep Tigers in Doubleheader 10-0, Win 9th StraightThe AL Central-leading Indians won the opener 3-2 on Francisco Lindor's tiebreaking single in the ninth inning.
Indians Rise To Occasion In Playoff AtmosphereMonday night’s Indians-Red Sox series opener had everything.
Guyer Scores Winner On Holt's Error, Indians Top Red Sox 5-4Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
Josh Tomlin Leaves With Left Hamstring TightnessHe did not allow a hit through four innings, striking out five.
Roberto Perez's Hidden Offensive ValueBaseball is a results-based game, making Perez’s .185/.279/.269 slash line and 49 wRC+ look like a total loss in a vacuum, but the backup catcher actually leads the team in at least one category.
Bauer Eliminating Trouble With 'Best Pitch'Bauer has strung together a beautiful stretch of four starts, the latest in which he worked 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run on four hits, and walking one.