Seahawks’ Russell Wilson to dress for Rangers against Tribe

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Russell Wilson’s baseball career will live on, at least for one more day. Wilson, a former second baseman who spent two years in the Colorado Rockies’ farm system before giving up baseball and pursuing a career in the NFL, will be in uniform  and in the dugout for the Texas Rangers during their upcoming exhibition game

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Indians avoid arbitration with lefty Josh Outman

Colorado Rockies v St. Louis Cardinals

New left-handed reliever Josh Outman agreed to a $1.25 million deal in 2014 with the Cleveland Indians, the first of likely many arbitration-eligible deals to be announced shortly. Famously, Cleveland has avoided going to an arbitration hearing since 1991. This season, six total players filed for arbitration — ace Justin Masterson, outfielder Michael Brantley, right-handers

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MLB Trade News: Indians trade Drew Stubbs to Rockies for Josh Outman

UPDATE: The Indians are getting pitcher Josh Outman from the Rockies. According to @TroyRenck – the Indians are getting LHP Josh Outman from the Rockies in return for Stubbs. — T.J. Zuppe (@TJZuppe) December 18, 2013 —————————- According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter the Cleveland Indians have sent outfielder Drew Stubbs to the Colorado Rockies.

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WFNY Stats & Info: Ubaldo Jimenez emerging as Indians ace

Yet again, I can’t help but share how amazing Ubaldo Jimenez has been for the Indians over a nearly five-month span. First, in early June, I wrote about some of his best starts in a Cleveland uniform. Then, again in a stats headline, I wrote about his incredible continued improvement here in early September. Man,

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Indians’ Struggles By The Numbers

Mario's Early Years - Fun With Numbers

Taking a page from Rick’s book today, I’m here with some illustrious stats about the Cleveland Indians. These aren’t the prettiest, so you might want to spare your kids from seeing these. -51 – Indians’ run differential this season, sixth-worst in MLB. The team with the sixth-worst record is Houston at 32-43 (.427). 12-3 (.800)

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Indians acquire RHP Esmil Rogers

From the Indians- “The Indians announced today that the club has acquired RHP ESMIL ROGERS from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash considerations. To make room on the club’s 40-man roster, Cleveland has also designated C LUKE CARLIN for assignment. Rogers, 26, has made 23 relief appearances for the Rockies this season, going 0-2

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Indians’ Jimenez to Appeal Suspension

Ubaldo Jiménez, who was suspended five games and given an undisclosed fined for intentionally throwing at Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki during a Spring Training game, will reportedly appeal the ruling handed down by Major League Baseball. Jiménez, who did not speak with reporters following the ruling, initially stated that the fastball which hit Tulowitzki in the

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Rockies’ Tracy: Ubaldo Commited “Most Gutless Act in 35 Years”

The Colorado Rockies, led by manager Jim Tracy, are none too pleased by the plunking of shortstop Troy Tulowitzki by Indians starter (and former Colorado ace) Ubaldo Jiménez. Alleged “lingering ill will” between the two players came to blows on Sunday after the Indians starter hit the All-Star infielder in the elbow with a fastball

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Ubaldo Jimenez Drills Troy Tulowitzki in Possible Retribution

We may not have gotten an ace out of the Ubaldo Trade, but it sure looks like we might have gotten a hot-head bent on eternal revenge. In today’s Spring Training game between the Rockies and Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez drilled his former teammate Troy Tulowitzki in the first inning on the first pitch to the

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Is Ubaldo’s 2010 Fausto’s 2007?

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Everyone in the baseball universe has essentially said the same thing about the chances for the Indians to compete with the Detroit Tigers for the AL Central crown. They will not be able to hang unless Ubaldo Jimenez finds his old form and pitches like the the top of the rotation starter that Chris Antonetti

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Former Indians Pitcher Alex White Facing “Extreme DUI”

Alex White, the former first-round selection by the Cleveland Indians, may be staring at an extreme case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Otherwise considered a “choir boy” by his current general manager Dan O’Dowd, White could be facing charges of “extreme” DUI — Driving Under the Inflence — after recording a blood-alcohol level

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MLB Rumors: Indians Likely to Sign OF Ryan Spilborghs

In a move that will by no means satisfy the team’s need for a power bat, the Cleveland Indians are reportedly linked to former Colorado Rockies outfielder Ryan Spilborghs. The versitile veteran outfielder is coming off of a season where he hit .210 in 223 plate appearances and a WAR of -1.1. However, as has

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Indians Beat Royals on LaPorta Walk-Off Homer

What a wild night for Indians fans.  As the Indians offense looked like it was about to be shut out for the 3rd straight game, the trade deadline rumors were exploding around an Indians deal for Ubaldo Jimenez.  Maybe news of the developing trade reached the clubhouse and woke up the bats as the Indians

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While We’re Waiting…Indians Land Ubaldo Jimenez, Colt McCoy in the AFC North

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Going all in: “To question how Ubaldo fits into the Tribe’s rotation (or any rotation) is akin to insanity, but it doesn’t dismiss the

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians “Strongly in the Mix” for Ubaldo Jiménez

The Cleveland Indians may have not faired well in the bidding for Carlos Beltran, but they have not given up their pursuit of acquiring talent to help them in the hunt for the 2011 MLB Playoffs. Per FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Tribe front office is one of three teams considered to be in serious

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While We’re Waiting…Cavs Interested in Lighty, Browns Workouts, Greg Little Background

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com More Draft analysis and looking at how to rebuild this roster: “My reaction to the Cavs’ draft is confusion. Draft day started with so

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WFNY Night at the Tribe Game!

Thanks to our ticket partner, Tiq IQ and the Indians we have set aside a block of tickets for the Wednesday, June 22 game against the Rockies. The mezzanine level seats, which normally cost $23, are being held for WFNY readers for just $15! An $8 savings per ticket, and you’ll be sitting with other

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MLB Trade Rumors: Jhonny Peralta a “Potential Fit” in Colorado

Turning into a Major League Baseball version of the Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns, the Indians could once again be entering into a deal with the Colorado Rockies.  Troy Renck of The Denver Post has deemed Tribe third baseman Jhonny Peralta as a “potential fit” in the mile high city due to his team-friendly contract and

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While We’re Waiting… Cavs Throwback, West/Moon Out, Buffalo Bills and Juice Williams

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see and write about? Send it to our fancy tips email in the sidebar. The Cavs are rolling out even more throwback [sic]  jerseys this season… “Late 80’s design in 70’s colors.

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