Indians president Mark Shapiro to take same role in Toronto

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Fare thee well, Mark.

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Stability or Change: Which Should Shapiro Choose?

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Is the outfield grass any greener?

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Mark Shapiro “strong candidate” for Blue Jays job

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The Boston Red Sox made waves with the Cleveland Indians on the field when it was announced that highly touted general manager Dave Dombrowski was joining their front office. Now, it could be the Indians’ turn to dance in the wake of front office news and rumors with Ken Rosenthal is reporting Mark Shapiro’s name could find

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The Indians trade Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn! – WFNY Podcast – 2015-08-09

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It was a nice vacation, but I have so many things to say about Cleveland sports! First up, the Indians and their monumental trade of Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn. Here’s what I discussed. Click here for a direct link to the MP3 file. Also, be sure to subscribe on iTunes. [Also see: Andre Knott

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How to use Snapchat, Cleveland Indians and True Detective with @sportsyelling – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-21


The return of @sportsyelling to the WFNY podcast was long overdue. We discussed the current state of the Cleveland Indians, the realistic use cases with Snapchat and also broke down season two of True Detective (so far.) Click here for a direct download of the MP3 file of this episode. Cleveland Indians fans who are

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Mark Shapiro’s Indians, movies and body switch movies – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-20

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Craig and Dave discuss a bunch of stuff that has very little to do with sports. I mean it has to do with Indians P.R. and movies and stuff. Click here to download the MP3 file directly. Podcast users are largely Apple device people Why Google makes me mad Google should put Craig and Dave

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Indians could move Brandon Moss by trade deadline

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Roughly one week ago, Cleveland Indians president Mark Shapiro discussed the addition of outfielder Brandon Moss, saying that the veteran slugger has been “as productive as hoped” who is “better than we thought defensively.” Fast forward to today, and we have ourselves a bit of a contradictory report, stating that the Tribe would love to

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Mark Shapiro’s broken record, Amy Schumer, and Chvrches: While We’re Waiting

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Happiest of happy Fridays to you WFNY crew. Here’s your weekly dose of WWW me. Things have changed, but the Indians’ unpopular tone remains The very first answer to one of Marla Ridenour’s questions had me doing a Q*Bert impression in my house. That’s all it took for me to once again be reminded of

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State of the Indians: President Mark Shapiro on all things Tribe

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The Cleveland Indians are nearing the end of the mid-summer All-Star break of a relatively disappointing campaign that has seen them start the year 42-46 and in a tie for last place in the AL Central division. Indians president Mark Shapiro recently sat down with Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal to discuss the 2015

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A picture is worth 1,600 words

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The old saying is a picture says 1,000 words. This one says 40,000. It’s the middle of the summer. OK, so the weather in Cleveland was less than ideal Tuesday night, but even if it was (and has been at times), people still are not filing in to watch the Indians take the field. Even

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Killing the “Dolans are Cheap” narrative with @sportsyelling and @BrutalStephanie – WFNY Podcast – 2015-04-05

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The much-anticipated second part of the WFNY podcast with @sportsyelling and @BrutalStephanie is here. For the record, this was recorded before Corey Kluber signed an extension with the team. We talk about the Cleveland Indians and their upcoming season in-depth. The “Dolanz are Cheapz” narrative Has the “Dolans are cheap” narrative been killed off? Trying

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The Window Is Wide Open… Don’t Fall Out: 2015 Indians Preview

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Rebuilding a baseball team takes exactly six years – or at least that’s how the Cleveland Indians’ meticulous approach has generally unfolded since the Hank Peters era. The Joe Carter trade in 1989 eventually begat the 1995 AL Champs. The blowing up of that dynasty after the 2001 season built the foundation for the 2007

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Players by Trade

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Winter in Cleveland is not conducive to baseball. The unforgiving cold and unwieldy snow serve as a better backdrop to hockey or frostbite. While we shovel the driveway, Chris Antonetti and Mark Shapiro are working the phones to try and find the right players to boost the Cleveland Indians’ chances in a strong Central Division

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Mark Shapiro: “We’re somewhat limited financially”

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Cleveland Indians fans looking for a right-handed bat or an upgrade at third base may be waiting for at least another year as the front office appears to be done making any substantial moves. In an interview with 1100AM/WTAM’s Mike Trivisonno, Cleveland Indians president Mark Shapiro stated that he’s a fan of the team as

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Paul Hoynes wrote weird words about his forgotten Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

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There are so many things weird about the latest column from Paul Hoynes on Tuesday night. Shall we count them off? 1) Paul Hoynes, long-time beat writer of the Cleveland Indians for the Akron Beacon Journal and The Plain Dealer and now the Northeast Ohio Media Group (NEOMG), forgot to vote for the Baseball Hall

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Should LeBron James help the Cleveland Indians too?

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So here’s how weird things get when there’s a star of the magnitude of LeBron James around. A New York newspaper will write a column discussing why a Cleveland Cavaliers player should do something to help the Cleveland Indians sell tickets. The New York Daily News had this on Saturday. So here’s what LeBron can

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The Wahoo debate has changed, but where do the Indians stand?

There’s something vastly different about the Chief Wahoo debate this year. The protests have been going on at Opening Day for years, but the movement spawned a new arm since last season. There’s a new @DeChiefWahoo Twitter account that doesn’t have a ton of followers, but don’t be mistaken: This debate has moved beyond those

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YELLING TRIBE, BROWNS AND TWITTER WITH @sportsyelling – WFNY Podcast – 2014-02-28

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I was very happy to welcome in @sportsyelling for the first time on the WFNY Podcast. She (yes, she) is a Tribe first sports fan, so we talked a lot about the Indians. We talked about Ubaldo Jimenez, the rotation, Chief Wahoo, and Ervin Santana. We also touched on the Browns and how the NFL

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Plain Dealer editorial board joins anti-Wahoo chorus


It’s not going away. I’m speaking of the conversation about Chief Wahoo. We’ve talked about it here. It’s been talked about many other places as well. It’s not going to go away until the Chief goes away for good. Love it or hate it, that seems to be the inevitable truth. Now the Cleveland Plain

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Mark Shapiro and Jimmy Haslam react to Michael Sam’s announcement


In the wake of Michael Sam’s announcement to the world that he is gay, the issue of gay individuals in sports has taken over the discussion landscape, even larger than it was when Jason Collins came out on the tail end of his NBA career back in May. As a result of the sheer size

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