After taking a 3-1 World Series lead last year against a professional baseball team that plays its home games on Chicago’s north side, the Indians have lost six consecutive closeout-elimination games. The resolve of this club is sure to be tested as it heads through the offseason and into next spring.
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The Indians have stepped up their game recently and are now sitting in sole possession of first place in the AL Central Division. Many experts believe they have finally put it all together and will hold onto the top spot for the rest of the season. There are a lot of things that have contributed
It’s a well-known fact that the Tribe’s starting pitching has not lived up to expectations this season. They have had some injuries and inconsistencies in the rotation and have ranked near the bottom in ERA for their starters. To make matters worse, the hitting hasn’t been up to the expected level either, and that has
It’s another season of Indians’ baseball and another injury to Carlos Carrasco. Although it doesn’t look to be very serious, the injury is somewhat concerning for the Tribe. Carrasco is not expected to miss an extended period of time as he is scheduled to make his next start on May 23 against the Reds, but
The Tribe has not been looking like the club that had one of the most potent lineups and one of the better starting rotations in the big leagues near the end of last season. People could argue that they should look even better right now than they did during their World Series run last October.
Even though he said he was happy for his teammates and had a great attitude, it had to be killing Michael Brantley to miss the amazing postseason run by the Tribe last fall. Leading into last season, Brantley had been the club’s most consistent and productive players for a few years. He really began to
The Tribe has started off the year a little slow just like they did last season, but they have definitely started to round into form on this road trip. The defense has been pretty solid during this first month of the season, but it has been taking the pitching and the bats a little while
Let me start by saying that I’ve been one of Yan Gomes’ biggest fans since he arrived in Cleveland before the 2013 season. The team traded reliever Esmil Rogers for Mike Aviles and Gomes. The guy they really wanted was Aviles, and they were able to get Gomes to serve in a limited backup role
We’ve all been watching the Indians struggle at the dish for the last couple of weeks. After starting the season hot with a series sweep of the Texas Rangers, it seemed as if the Indians’ hitters were still at spring training and just couldn’t get ready to go for the regular season. Other than Francisco