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It was a record-setting day I think for Scott and me. We went just over an hour, but it was all good conversation. If you’re daunted by the length, just don’t be. Listen to it over the course of a day. I don’t mind. The Tribe tying the game and scaring my three year old

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Tribe Adds Reynolds, But Can’t Stop Here


The Indians left baseball’s Winter Meetings in Nashville last week empty handed, but they were about as active as any team there. Many were disappointed by the Tribe’s closing abilities, but one thing you can say – they were far from dormant. For so many years, the Winter Meetings meant little to the apathetic fan

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MLB Free Agency: Indians reportedly ink Mark Reynolds to one-year deal

Those looking for the Cleveland Indians to sign a free agent slugger can look no further as they have reportedly closed in on signing corner infielder Mark Reynolds to a one-year deal worth $6 million. Reynolds, 29, hit .221/.335/.429 with 23 home runs and 69 runs batted in through 135 games for the Baltimore Orioles

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Report: Indians offer Kevin Youkilis $18 million deal

Free agent third baseman Kevin Youkilis is sitting on a fairly lucrative offer from the New York Yankees, one that would net him $12 million for the 2013 season. He has not accepted at this time as he is reportedly also considering an offer from the Cleveland Indians that would pay him $18 million over

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A Hypothetical Off-Season: Getting Specific with the Indians Roster


I’m sometimes accused of throwing out a generic statement or course of action without getting into the specifics that would allow someone to disagree with me.  The Indians should trade for young starting pitching.  Well, yeah.  They need to move Chris Perez. A little warmer, but that’s still pretty non-specific, no? The seventh inning Hot

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MLB Rumors: Could Indians land Youkilis a year later?

With Terry Francona coming aboard to manage the Cleveland Indians, it appears that the long-time Boston Red Sox manager could be reunited with his long-time third baseman in veteran Kevin Youkilis. CBS Sports’ John Heyman reports that, while the Chicago White Sox would like to resign their mid-season acquisition1, some throughout the league feel that

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MLB Trade Deadline: The Cost of the “Wait and See” Approach


Late last week, while delivering his State of the Fan-Friendly Union, Cleveland Indians team president Mark Shapiro could not help but field questions about the upcoming MLB trade deadline. Sure, lowering the price of concessions and making Progressive Field more accessible are all well and good, but what about the product said (hopeful) increase in

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Indians Weekend Wrapup: The Left-Handed Starter Problems Continue

Cleveland Indians, left to right, Jose Lopez, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jack Hannahan and Jason Kipnis stand together during a pitching change in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Houston. The Astros won 8-1. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Things you can set your watch by: Death, taxes, Stuart Scott annoying people on ESPN, and the Indians failing to handle left-handed starters. It seems to be a rite of passage for anyone new that has joined the Wahoos in the last two years. You show up, and you struggle against lefties. After a weekend

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians Showing Interest In Boston’s Kevin Youkilis

The Cleveland Indians are reportedly monitoring Kevin Youkilis during his minor league rehab stint. The veteran Red Sox first and third baseman is having a tumultuous injury-plagued season in Boston, and many suspect he will be put on the trading block as the Sox search for answers. Boston GM Ben Cherington recently stated that Youkilis

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