Categories
Baseball

The Cleveland Indians and the Burden of Financial Proof | FanGraphs Baseball

The second worst thing a baseball owner can do is to squander a good team; the worst is to do so without even persuasively saying why. It’s just not the kind of thing lifetime achievers do.

— Read on blogs.fangraphs.com/the-cleveland-indians-and-the-burden-of-financial-proof/

Categories
Kevin

RIP Fred McLeod

Fred McLeod, television announcer for the Cleveland Cavaliers, passed away today. Here he is announcing one of the greatest moments in Cleveland sports history.

Categories
Baseball

Indians’ Carrasco being treated for leukemia

“I never thought that I would have something like this, because I play baseball, I’m like super healthy or something like that,” Carrasco said in the video. “But you never know what’s going on inside your body.

“When I found out, it made me even stronger, then I push myself to work through this. Then I have a lot of people behind me, helping me, especially my teammates and family.”

— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/27132379/indians-carrasco-being-treated-leukemia

Categories
Baseball

The Quake County Captains

Categories
Baseball

Cleveland Is Now the Underdog | FanGraphs Baseball

Uh oh…

— Read on blogs.fangraphs.com/cleveland-is-now-the-underdog/

Categories
Baseball

Kluber’s Injury – MLB Tonight

Categories
Baseball

Indians RHP Kluber hit by liner, fractures forearm

Cleveland should just never play Miami in baseball. Ever.

Indians right-hander Corey Kluber left his team’s game at Miami in the fifth inning after being hit on the right arm by a line drive off the bat of Brian Anderson.

— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26650828/indians-rhp-kluber-hit-liner-fractures-forearm

Categories
Baseball

Indians’ Carrasco exits due to knee, awaits MRI

Well, crap.

Carlos Carrasco left Tuesday’s start after just four innings because of what the team called left knee discomfort and will have a precautionary MRI, manager Terry Francona said.

— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26588808/indians-carrasco-exits-due-knee-awaits-mri

Categories
Baseball

Indians’ Clevinger out with ‘significant’ injury

Well, hell…

Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a back injury.

— Read on www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/26478414/indians-clevinger-significant-injury

Categories
Baseball

Report: Angels, closer Allen agree to deal – TSN.ca

In other news, Brad Hand just became the official closer for Cleveland.

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Allen and the Angels have a one-year agreement in place pending a physical. Rosenthal reports that when the deal is official, it will be for $8.5 million with $2.5 million in incentives for games finished which could bring the deal to as high as $11 million.

https://www.tsn.ca/report-angels-allen-agree-to-deal-1.1243469