Cleveland Indians

The Indians Should Start Hitting The Panic Button

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By: Noah Wright   The Cleveland Indians in one of the easiest divisions in baseball. As long as guys performed as they’re supposed to, and players didn’t go down with severe injuries, they were almost guaranteed the division. However, the two things that the Indians needed to go right didn’t. Players aren’t performing to expectations, and the team has had some pretty severe injuries. For starters, their star shortstop, Francisco Lindor, started the year on the IL. That was after he performed extremely well, with a .277/.352/.519 line in 745 PA’s, with 38 long balls, 25 stolen bases, and 2.5...

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What Mike Clevinger's Injury Means For The AL Central

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By: Noah Wright   If you haven’t been following Cleveland Indians news recently, right handed starter Mike Clevinger has been placed on the IL/DL. He is said to have a type of upper back strain, and while it was originally nothing much to worry about, it has developed into something greater. Clevinger could now miss up to 8 weeks of playing time because of the injury. Clevinger has been a staple in the Indians amazing rotation the past 2 years. In 2018, Clevinger reached the 200 inning mark on the dot, turning in a very good 3.02 ERA, 3.52 FIP,...

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The Indians Perfect Free Agent Fit

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By: Noah Wright   The Indians are now going to be without MVP caliber shortstop Francisco Lindor to start the season, and potentially all of April. However, the free agent crop is still deep, and holds one certain unsigned player who perfectly fits the Cleveland Indians. I’m talking about the most versatile player in the MLB, Marwin Gonzalez. Now why is Gonzalez the perfect fit the Indians? Well first, he can play shortstop to a good degree. He has positive marks in DRS at shortstop. This makes him a good fill-in for Lindor. Plus, it’s his main position by trade....

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Ways The Indians Can Cut Some Payroll, But Still Be Contenders

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By: Noah Wright   The Cleveland Indians have stated before that they are in need of some payroll relief. While they have stated that they may even go so far as to shopping some of their top tier guys like Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco, I feel there are other areas in where The Indians could pull a salary dump to create some payroll space. Mainly, I’m going to be looking at trades that help The Indians current financial situation. At the end, I’ll try to estimate how much they saved in total.   The first player they should try...

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