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Tribe 8 Royals 2: The Cavs/Tribe Mashup Version

Quick, name me the Cleveland sports franchise that has won two straight games most recently? I’ll give you a hint, their colors aren’t Wine and Gold. Say what you want about the Wahoo Warriors; they don’t have a ton of talent, they are young, their payroll seems to be 25% of what the Yankees and

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Angels 5 Indians 2: More of the Same

Welcome to your Tuesday morning 10 am Tribe recap, where we not only tell you what happened when you were asleep, but we give you so much more detail than one would ever need in discussion of your sub-.500, rebuilding baseball team. In the opener of the final series of their nine-game road trip, the

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Twins 5 Indians 1: Cabrera’s Error The Game Changer

Stat of the night coming in: The Indians, a noted below-average defensive team over the past few years, had committed just four errors in their first 12 games. One of those errors, a Jhonny Peralta butchered two-out, bases loaded throw in Detroit, was the difference in a 5-2 loss 12 days ago. History would repeat

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Russell Branyan to Start Season on DL

What many saw coming weeks ago became official late yesterday as the Cleveland Indians announced that first baseman/designated hitter Russell Branyan will begin the 2010 season on the 15-day disabled list.  “He’s made consistently positive progress,” general manager Mark Shapiro said of the recently acquired Branyan. “He has a good chance to get into a game

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Tribe Talk: The Russ Bus and How it Affects Everything

With opening day just 12 days away, Tribe manager Manny Acta and the GM duo of Mark Shapiro and Chris Antonetti still have plenty of decisions to make in shaping the final 25 man roster. There have been several developments in the works and in reality, nobody really knows which way these things are going

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Shappy’s Telling Quotes On the Brantley/LaPorta/Branyan Triangle

Scott put it in this morning’s WWW, but Indians.com’s Castroturf blog has some very telling information in it yesterday. Two things really jumped out at me. The strange case of Russell Branyan and the Michael Brantley dilemma. Both stories are intertwined. Michael Brantley is clearly the future in left field and as the leadoff man.

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Break Up The Wahoos!

I know I know. Spring Training games mean NOTHING. But watching your Cleveland Indians start the spring with a 5-0-1 record has to at least give you a little cause for optimism, doesn’t it? Consider last year when the Tribe Spring Training record was 5-15 and the pitching staff took turns with the gas can

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While We’re Waiting… Lebron Suspended 50 Games For Steroids

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 Not the best news to wake up to… “Indians minor league catcher Steven Lebron was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for the

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Manny Acta Looking to Fill Out the Bench

While spring training is about getting players ready for the start of the season, it is also a time for the head coach to see what he has in a few question mark-type players.  Coupling that with the fact that the entire coaching staff is new to the Cleveland scene, and that evaluation exponentially increases.

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While We’re Waiting…Phil Jackson on Z, Antawn’s Integration into the Offense, Combine Fallacies, Branyan Deal

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. Phil rips the NBA rules and the Z trade: “It’s something that’s going to have to be addressed in the next (collective bargaining agreement)…It’s

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Russell Branyan’s Addition Will Impact Younger Players

With Cliff Lee and Victor Martinez being traded away last season, the overriding thought was that the next year or two would be used to develop the current younger talent that comprises the current Cleveland Indians roster.  As of today, it appears that the developing will happen – just not where fans may have originally

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While We’re Waiting… Browns Transactions, Ferry’s Swagger, and Buckeyes in the Combine

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. Unlike their baseball bretheren, the Browns are getting younger: “It came as no surprise that the Browns parted ways with Jamal Lewis and Donte

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LaPorta’s Health and Bargain Basement Free Agents

There are a couple of intriguing names left still looking for a job that could help the Indians at first base. Career OF Jermaine Dye, ex-Indian Russell Branyan, and former Ranger Hank Blalock are among those without a team that would be considered solid additions to a club lacking veteran pop in their lineup. But

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