Recapping the Indians Latest Roster Moves

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Friday, the Cleveland Indians announced several roster moves. With Opening Day six days away, the Indians are starting to make final decisions about what their roster will look like to start the season. In total, Cleveland’s roster moves involved nine different players. Some of the moves were expected, while others were not. However, the discussion […] READ MORE


Cleveland Indians Trade Mike Freeman

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The Cincinnati Reds acquired middle infielder Mike Freeman from the Cleveland Indians Friday. The news was first announced by Mandy Bell, who covers the Indians for MLB.com, on Twitter. Terry Francona said that the Indians sent Mike Freeman to the Reds. — Mandy Bell (@MandyBell02) March 12, 2021 Freeman, who turns 34 in August, had […] READ MORE


Tyler Naquin Injury Leaves Hole in Cleveland Indians Outfield

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Tyler Naquin Suffers Torn ACL Making an Incredible Catch Friday Night Just a few days after losing José Ramírez to a broken hand, the Cleveland Indians suffered another blow when Tyler Naquin tore his ACL making an incredible catch Friday night. Naquin robbed Joey Wendle of the Tampa Bay Rays of extra bases to keep […] READ MORE


Oscar Mercado Leading Surging Cleveland Indians

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Last season, the Cleveland Indians swung a peculiar deal at the July 31st trade deadline — sending two minor league prospects to the St. Louis Cardinals for the talented centerfield prospect Oscar Mercado. The move seemed odd for the Cardinals at the time. Mercado was a highly touted speedster, though his path to the big leagues appeared to be blocked by […] READ MORE



Grading the Tampa Bay Rays’ Offseason

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There’s still plenty of baseball left, but there’s now over two months of data about the 2019 to draw conclusions. For example, it’s pretty safe to say at this point that the Tampa Bay Rays‘ surprising 90-win season last year was no fluke. They’re tied with the New York Yankees for first place in the […] READ MORE


The Tampa Bay Rays Bet on Yandy Diaz Is Paying Off

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Back in December, the Tampa Bay Rays, Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners made a three-way trade. From the Rays’ perspective, they traded first baseman Jake Bauers to the Indians and sent $5 million to the Mariners to help pay for the salary of first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who went from Cleveland to Seattle in […] READ MORE