Tribe Talk: Murphy, 40-man additions, and the Kinsler/Fielder trade

David Murphy

It has been a big week here in Wahooland, so let us get right into it. The Tribe signs outfielder David Murphy It is not quite the needle-moving deal that everyone hoped for, but it is a start. GM Chris Antonetti gave former Texas Rangers OF David Murphy two years and $12 million dollars, along with a

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About Those Indians Pitching Prospects: Ranking the Relievers

My series on the top pitchers in the Cleveland Indians minor league system continues today with a look at the best prospects out of the pen heading into the future. Relievers are a tricky pick in the prospect world, because very rarely – especially in the Cleveland Indians development system – are pitchers developed to

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Acquiring Young Talent through Trades—Part One: The Pitchers

On Tuesday I tried to make you feel good about the 2011 Indians.  I told you how if things go just right, this team can compete in the AL Central.  It was a shiny, happy day.  Today I might end up making you feel sort of crummy about the 2007 Indians.  Yes, it’s a weird

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Aeros Reliever Nick Hagadone Re-Adjusting to Familiar Role

Before the 2010 season started, Baseball America named Nick Hagadone the third-best prospect in the Cleveland Indians system. A dominating presence on the mound at 6’5″, 230-lbs and a left-hander, it made perfect sense for the publication to view him in such a fashion. He was arguably the player with the most upside acquired from

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Trade Analysis: Indians Deal Victor Martinez to Boston Red Sox as Trade Deadline ends

It has been tough working on this article. It has been tough writing much about the Indians over the past week, and I sincerely believe that this will be a difficult year for the front office as they struggle with attendance numbers that will more likely than not go down even further in 2010. That

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