Ball Played: Blue Jays deliver knuckle(ball) sandwich to Indians

Chris Young, The Canadian Press via AP

Wednesday was why Tuesday’s game hurt so bad. The margin for error with the Cleveland Indians postseason chances is too thin to allow potential wins to slip away as there will still be some games that just do not go well from the beginning. Wednesday was just such a day as the Toronto Blue Jays

More and more

Get Over That .500 Hump, Boys


The Indians have had a losing record for nearly five whole months. After Monday’s win, they deserve to remember what being over .500 feels like.

More and more

Next Up for the Indians: The funny game of baseball in the month of September


September often becomes a game of chutes and ladders for MLB hopefuls.

More and more

Indians president Mark Shapiro to take same role in Toronto

Mark Shapiro Cleveland Indians Toronto Blue Jays

Fare thee well, Mark.

More and more

Mark Shapiro “strong candidate” for Blue Jays job

Mark Shapiro

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

More and more

MLB Trade Rumors: Indians listening to offers for Carlos Carrasco

Carlos Carrasco

Carlos Carrasco is the latest Cleveland Indian to see his name floated on the trade market, as Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Cleveland Indians have been listening to offers for their starting pitchers. He goes on to state that conversations centered around Carlos Carrasco have been had between the Indians and the Toronto

More and more

Indians Series Summary No.8: Backs against the wall

Russell Martin Jose Ramirez Cleveland Indians Toronto Blue Jays

Ordinarily it would be a difficult case to make that a major league baseball team is playing with its back against the wall on May 3. But on Sunday, in the fourth inning, already having lost two of three in a four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Cleveland Indians were doing just that.

More and more

Blue Jays 4, Indians 2: Happ-less against another lefty

Stop me if you heard this one before. A soft tossing lefty who hasn’t been great, sees the Indians and turns himself into the second coming of Sandy Koufax. Toronto’s JA Happ made his third start of the year. The last time out, he didn’t make it out of the third inning, giving up four

More and more

Indians 15, Blue Jays 4 : It’s alive…ALIVE!

Every once and a while, the scuffling Cleveland Indians offense awakens with a big game as they did two Friday’s ago when the battered the White Sox around in a 12-5 win at Progressive Field. Then they came crashing back to earth with five runs in the next three games. But on that night, it

More and more

Indians history books, retread NBA coaches… While We’re Waiting

WFNY ad short

History in Canada: The Indians had an insane offensive explosion last night in Toronto. TD will have WFNY’s recap at 10am. But for now, let’s focus on this mind-blowing fact: The Indians had two players with five hits for the first time in the same 9-inning game since 1928. Amazing. David Murphy had three doubles,

More and more

Blue Jays 5, Indians 4: Masterson’s hole too deep for offense to dig out

Justin Masterson is a nice guy. By all accounts he is a great teammate and rarely in a bad mood. But you know what I want to see from him? More nastiness. More intensity. More domination. But here is the thing: I expect too much out of Masterson. Justin is what he is—a nice middle-of-the-rotation

More and more

Tribe Weekend Recap: Poor fundamentals, RISP problems, Carrasco watch, and an Easter gift

The weekend at Progressive Field did not go as planned for the home team. The visiting Toronto Blue Jays, with hordes of their fans on hand after making the four-plus-hour trek down from Ontario, took of three from your Cleveland Indians and may have come away with the sweep if not for a managerial blunder

More and more

Bourn Identity: What’s going on with the Indians center fielder?

A massive debate broke out on Twitter at the end of Friday’s disheartening 3-2 Indians defeat. This time around, it wasn’t actually about attendance. No, it was about Michael Bourn and his eventually failed bunt attempt. After red-hot Lonnie Chisenhall started the bottom of the ninth against the Blue Jays with a double, Bourn attempted

More and more

Indians take a flier on injury-prone starter Shaun Marcum

Shaun Marcum alone is not a game-changer. But with relatively little possible cost and minimal team risk, the Cleveland Indians just added a bit more upside to their 2014 roster. Yesterday, the 32-year-old former Milwaukee Brewer and Toronto Blue Jay reached agreement with the Tribe to compete for the open No. 5 rotation spot. Marcum

More and more

Indians 4 Blue Jays 2: Salazar dazzles in Tribe debut

Danny Salazar

Scott Lewis and Paul Rigdon did it. So let us not get too excited. Many of you are probably asking yourselves “Who are Scott Lewis and Paul Rigdon?’ Both were starting pitchers who made great impressions during their major league debuts with the Indians. Rigdon, a right-hander who was later used as trade bait to

More and more

Blue Jays 5 Indians 4: Francona’s faith costly as Tribe hands one to Jays

Joe Smith

The Indians are making a habit of giving away games they shouldn’t lately. It’s becoming all too costly in the race for the AL Central title. Mental lapses happen from time to time, but they certainly can’t arrive in the ninth inning with the score tied. And I am not just talking about the players

More and more

Indians 3, Blue Jays 0: Ubaldo to the rescue!

Chris Perez

In many ways, Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jiménez is the poster boy for his team: Just when you are ready to write him off, he comes back strong and with a vengeance. Not to say I have written this team off after losing three of four to Detroit, especially not when they started the day

More and more

MLB News: Danny Salazar to make MLB debut on Thursday

Danny Salazar, one of the best pitching prospects in the Cleveland Indians system, will make his major league debut on Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Tribe announced the somewhat-expected decision on Tuesday afternoon, with a final rotation spot left open with the most recent demotion of Carlos Carrasco. It will be a tough

More and more

Blue Jays 10, Indians 8: Myers ignites fuse on Jays explosion

Brett Myers

Your Wahoo Warriors headed into last night’s tilt against the Toronto Blue Jays looking for a sweep. I am trying to be a glass half-full guy when it comes to the Tribe in the Terry Francona era, so let me start with the positives. The Indians were facing a familiar foe in former White Sox

More and more

WFNY Podcast – 2013-04-03 – TD talking Tribe after 2-0 start

WFNY Podcast Logo

TD sounded like garbage, partly because he was sick and partly because wherever it was in these United States of America that he was holed up in a hotel this week had garbage internet connections and equally garbage cell phone reception. What wasn’t garbage was our conversation following a Tribe win in Toronto as they

More and more