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Early thoughts on the 2014 Indians: WFNY Roundtable

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Following Wednesday’s AL Wild Card loss to Tampa Bay, the WFNY staff was still giddy about the Cleveland Indians’ 2013 season. But, some were already not as optimistic about the picture for 2014. Here’s another look inside the WFNY email thread to see what we were talking about yesterday with regards to the Tribe’s future.

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The Diff: Playoff stats research for the Cleveland Indians

The Diff

The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I recapped some stats from the Indians’ turnaround 2013 regular season. Today, I’m taking stats research questions from my WFNY colleagues with the Wild Card game tonight. Kirk: “How about

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The Diff: Reviewing stats on the surprising 2013 Indians

The Diff

The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote on the varying playoff odds formulations. This week, I’m revisiting many of my stats comments about the Tribe in 2013. Today is Sept. 25 and the Cleveland Indians

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The Diff: Looking at the Indians’ thriving playoff odds

The Diff

The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about Chip Kelly’s arrival in the NFL. This week, I’m dissecting MLB playoff odds for the red-hot Indians. It’s no surprise now to Indians fans that the Tribe

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The Diff: Analyzing the struggling Cleveland Indians offense

The Diff

The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote a comprehensive article on all of the top Tribe prospects. Now, I’ve dissecting the mediocre Cleveland offense. There might not be a better time than shortly after a

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In defense of the under-appreciated Carlos Santana

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In a season that largely has been better than expected, it’s hard to tell that based only on the vitriolic commentary about the Cleveland Indians. Yes, of late, among the variety of possible scapegoats, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera has been the most prominent and deserving punching bag. The 27-year-old former All-Star has been all over the

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WFNY Stats & Info: Red-hot Indians pitching staff

Despite the win-loss struggles of this past road trip, the Cleveland Indians pitching staff has been on an impressive roll over the past few weeks. In the last 14 games since Carlos Carrasco’s last start on July 6th, they’ve been as good as they’ve ever been in two seasons. Over those contests, the Indians have

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WFNY Stats & Info: Danny Salazar’s magical debut

For all those at Thursday afternoon’s Indians game, you witnessed history in the making. Danny Salazar, a 23-year-old right-handed prospect, delivered a standout performance in his MLB debut, among the best in franchise history. The final line for the Dominican Republic native: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K. He

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WFNY Stats & Info: Tough road ahead for Indians

Although the Tribe already has played in back-to-back difficult series against Detroit and Boston, the upcoming schedule doesn’t get any more favorable. Beginning with the start of this four-game road-and-home series against Cincinnati, the Indians have a very tough 19-game map ahead. Team H/R Opponent Wins Losses Pct # of Games CLE @ CIN 31

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On the 2013 Indians starting rotation and narratives

Ubaldo Jimenez

Last year, in spring training, I remember the WFNY crew was banging our heads against a wall trying to come up with Indians content. There ain’t no shortage of narratives and storylines this year. And that’s fun for everyone. Positives! But today, I hope to tackle one specific topic from Jon’s “optimism” article earlier this

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