Indians

Tribe Weekend Recap: Two of Three in Miami, bring on Detroit!

The weekend series in Miami was kind of glossed over coming in. The Indians arrived in Little Havana with an eight-game winning streak and all kinds of momentum. They knew they had the first place Detroit Tigers coming to Cleveland on Monday, and a let down against the Marlins, one of baseball’s worst teams, could

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WFNY Stats & Info: Miami’s Jose Fernandez dominates the Indians

In Little Havana on Friday night, the red-hot Cleveland Indians were first introduced to one of the best pitchers in baseball: a 21-year-old Cuban named Jose Fernandez. One of the game’s best-kept secrets in 2013, the Marlins right-hander continued his dominant pitching with the most impressive start of his young MLB career (21 games) in

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While We’re Waiting… Cleveland’s continued development

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Stories on Cleveland’s revitalization are all the rage on the

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Buster Olney: GMs expect Indians to be busy in trade market

In his latest trade rumor report today, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney writes about some of the leading market forces in play with the major deals that have already happened or could happen this winter. His No. 3 point targets the Indians exactly: 3. The Desperate Team Syndrome The teams that typically drive the winter market —

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And You Thought The Dolans Were Bad….

Jeffrey Loria

And you thought the Dolans were bad…. How would you like to be a Miami Marlins fan and/or season ticket holder today? After being raked over the coals and being held hostage for a new stadium by owner Jeffrey Loria and his obnoxious step-son Team President David Samson, you thought you finally had something other

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CBS Sports: Dolan family listed as fourth worst MLB owners

The Dolans aren’t very popular in town, at least as owners of the Indians. They don’t garner much respect from the rest of the baseball community either. On the heels of Jeffrey Loria’s latest shenanigans in Miami, CBS Sports.com published a list of their five worst ownership groups in Major League Baseball. Guess who cracked

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MLB News: Carlos Lee Traded to Miami

Fans of the Cleveland Indians can cross another name off of their wish list of right-handed left fielders as the Miami Marlins have acquired Carlos Lee, along with cash considerations, from the Houston Astros for a pair of minor leaguers. Marlins prospects Matt Dominguez, a third baseman, and Rob Rasmussen, left-handed pitcher, were ranked fourth and seventh,

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Tribe Weekend Wrapup: The Pure Rage Edition

Chris Perez

Wow. What an interesting 48 hours it has been in Wahooland. Here the Indians sit atop the AL Central division, two and a half games ahead of the Chicago White Sox and three in front of the Detroit Tigers. They have won four of six and are in the midst of a big homestand. The

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Box Score: Marlins 5, Indians 3

After all the drama of the past 12 hours, the Indians and Marlins actually played a game, wrapping up their interleague series on Sunday afternoon. The Marlins took the finale by a 5-3 margin. A three-run 8th inning rally turned out to be crucial for the Fish, as Nick Hagadone and Jeremy Accardo were roughed

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Box Score: Indians 2, Marlins 0

The Indians came back to get Game 2 of their interleague series against the Miami Marlins on Saturday afternoon, winning 2-0. Jeanmar Gomez was spectacular for the Tribe, pitching 6.1 innings of shutout ball before handing it over to a bullpen that kept the Fish off the board. Asdrubal Cabrera’s bomb to right proved to

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Box Score: Marlins 3, Indians 2

The Indians four-game winning streak was snapped on Friday night in an interleague opening loss to the Miami Marlins. The Fish took the one-run lead in the 8th without getting a hit. Bryan Petersen drew a lead-off walk against Tony Sipp and was sacrificed over to second by Jose Reyes. He advanced to third on

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Ozzie Guillen, Apologies and Freedom of Speech

OzzieGuillen

Freedom of speech just means that the government can’t enact a law infringing on citizens’ rights, but an employer is well within his/her rights to do what they want with an employee that represents them. This is a true statement and I agree with it whole-heartedly. If this is where the conversation regarding freedom of

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Report: Indians One Of Six Teams With Interest In Yoenis Cespedes

According to a report from Dionisio Soldevila of ESPN Deportes, the Cleveland Indians are one of six teams showing interest in Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes is an OF prospect who projects as a center-fielder with above average power. He is believed to be 26 years old. I say believed to be, because as we’ve seen

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