Maybe I’m wrong about the Indians

Cleveland Indians v St Louis Cardinals

“Maybe I’m wrong” is a phrase I repeat multiple times a day. It is not only a song with a great riff from the Blues Traveler1 , but the phrase serves a balancing purpose for anyone with enough hubris to make predictions and projections in the wildly varying sport that is baseball. I had such

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C-Cap Recap: High Water Marks

End of 2015 Cleveland Indians season

The Tribe finishes above .500 for the year, which is pretty good! (If you forget about those pesky preseason predictions.)

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C-Cap Recap: A History of Tribe/Browns “Double Wins”

Francisco Lindor Johnny Manziel double win

Rare is the day when the Indians and Browns both win. Even rarer is the day when both win at home. This past Sunday was one worth cherishing.

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Indians move Trevor Bauer to bullpen…for now

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has been moved to the bullpen, the team announced on Thursday. With Corey Kluber making his return to the rotation Thursday night, the struggling Bauer has been chosen as the odd man out. Manager Terry Francona and pitching coach Mickey Callaway decided to make the change due to Bauer’s recent

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Ball Played: Tribe cooled off, shut out, and back below .500

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Josh Tomlin deserved better.

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Ball Played: A Little Cowboy, a little power, a big Indians win

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Josh Tomlin gave up three home runs, but Francisco Lindor nearly hit for the cycle and Jose Ramirez hit a home run in the Indians 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

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Weekend Recap: Indians still lurking beneath surface

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Despite much better play in August that has continued into September, the Cleveland Indians have struggled to move above the .500 mark on the season. However, due to a weaker than usual American League Wild Card field, the Indians have been able to remain lurking just behind the other contenders. After winning two of three

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Corey Kluber scratched due to hamstring, Josh Tomlin to start vs. Tigers

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On the bright side, you can’t be let down by your run support if you don’t start.

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2015 Cleveland Indians: Version 2.0

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One might find themselves wondering how the Cleveland Indians have been able to charge back into contention for the American League postseason. How did a team that started the year 7-14 in April become a team that could sweep a fellow Wild Card contender in the Los Angeles Angels and then give the American League

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Weekend Recap: Indians Die Hard for the Wild Card

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The Cleveland Indians are still incredible long shots to make the playoffs. The AL Central has been all but won by the Kansas City Royals, making the Wild Card the only route to October. However, four teams are still above the Indians in the race for the last Wild Card playoff spot. The Indians trail the Wild

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Video: Best of the Indians Week

Francisco Lindor

The Tribe produced some highlights in a rare winning week.

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Ball Played: Anything Brew can do Tribe can do better

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Michael Brantley went NOVA against his former team once again.

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Next Up: One at Wrigley then home vs. the Brewers … and how will you be watching?

Luis Tiant at Fenway Park
in the 1970s, courtesy of

After a three-city, ten-game road trip, a fourth city and eleventh game might start to feel burdensome to a last place team. But the Cleveland Indians can’t come home, not until they make up that game against the Cubs that was postponed on June 15 due to a deluge in Chicago. The game may not

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C-Cap Recap: Ballad of The Little Cowboy


Josh Tomlin earned his first victory since last August as the Cleveland Indians kicked off a four-game weekend series in the Bronx with a 3-2 win over those delightful underdog scamps, the New York Yankees. The Indians (56-64) nearly took a page out of the Cleveland Browns playbook by blowing a lead hilariously in the

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Gavin Floyd to begin rehab assignment following elbow injury

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Gavin Floyd, one of the Cleveland Indians’ major offseason acquisitions, will begin a rehab assignment this week. He is expected to start for the organization’s Arizona Rookie League team on Wednesday. Floyd, an early March favorite to win a guaranteed rotation spot, re-fractured his right elbow in the middle of spring training. That injury required

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C-Cap Weekend Recap: One-Hitsville, USA

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One week after drubbing the Twins to the tune of 34 runs in a three game series in Cleveland, the increasingly confident Indians traveled to Minneapolis for an encore performance and wound up with more of a disappointing, Caddyshack II style sequel. With Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley out of the lineup — à la

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Indians promote Jerry Sands, option Austin Adams ahead of home opener

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The Cleveland Indians made their first roster move of 2015 to deviate from their Opening Day roster. They have recalled outfielder Jerry Sands from Triple-A Columbus. To make room for his on the 25-man roster, reliever Austin Adams was optioned to Columbus. To make room for him on the 40-man, pitcher Josh Tomlin was transferred

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Josh Tomlin to miss 3-4 months with shoulder surgery

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The Indians announced on Friday that pitcher Josh Tomlin will have have arthroscopic debridement surgery on his injured shoulder. The surgery was warranted after Tomlin was found to be suffering from chronic AC joint inflammation. The Indians have set next Wednesday, April 8th, as the day of the surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. The timetable for his return

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Anthony Swarzak makes Cleveland Indians roster; Josh Tomlin sent down

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Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Anthony Swarzak made the Cleveland Indians roster out of spring training, the team announced on Sunday morning. Starter Josh Tomlin was sent down to Triple-A Columbus. TJ House and Zach McAllister won out the final two rotation spots. Swarzak, 29, has spent his entire baseball career with the Minnesota Twins. A second-round

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Indians option Danny Salazar to Class AAA Columbus

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The Cleveland Indians have optioned pitcher Danny Salazar to Class AAA Columbus. This means Zach McAllister, T.J. House and Josh Tomlin will fight for the final two rotations spots for the Indians. The team has their first three rotation spots settled with Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer, so these final two spots will need to be decided

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