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LAIndianfan

  • joined Mar 26, 2008
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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Kevin Kouzmanoff anyone?

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Athletics claim Edwin Encarnacion on waivers.

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Cleveland Indians' Managers: a historical perspective

Name                 years    recordKerby Farrell     1957     76–77Bobby Bragan     1958     31–36Joe Gordon     1958–1960     184-151Jimmy Dykes     1960–1961     105–115Mel McGaha     1962    ...

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Martinez and Barfield to the DL

According to the Plain Dealer, Victor Martinez and Josh Barfield are headed to the Disabled List.  Haad and Velandia have been recalled.  Since they do not figure to play much, I assume that the...

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All Time All Star Team

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The Future Big Four

Back in the 90"s, I believe, there were 4 or 5 minor league pitchers who the Indians thought would make up their future rotation.  Albie Lopez and Paul Byrd make have been 2 of them. Who were the...

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Spanning The Globe II

My name is Stuart and I am a regular reader and occasional poster.  I am an elementary school teacher living in Los Angeles, California.  I have been an Indians fan since the 1950's since my Father...

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Career years, flameouts, and one hit wonders.

Hitters or pitchers who have one career year and the rest pales in comparison.Brady Anderson--hit 50 home runs one year and the next best year was 21.Adrian Beltre--hit 49 home runs one year and...

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Newspapers Coverage of the Indians

The Los Angeles Times sent a baseball reporter to cover the Indians-Yankees series.  The coverage of the 2 National League series are from the Associated Press.  Today, the Times writer Bill...

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Questions: Solicting Your Thoughts

Who is now the Indian's top catching prospect?Will Lee get it together in AAA?Will he ever pitch for the Tribe again?Who will get the call as the fifth starter?If Dellucci is ready when the squad...

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The Times They Are A Changing

Franklin is the Future, Lee is the Lost.Mastny could go to the minors And Cabrera will be tossed.Does Lewis belong in Cleveland? Matt Miller's time has certainly come.Westbrook better start...

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Questions

Are we down to 2 reliable starters?Can anyone make a Spahn and Sain rhyme for CC and Fausto?Why isn't Matt Miller in the bigs now?Why play Rouse unless someone is hurt?How much more time will the...

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Which Way Cabrera?

If Fernando Cabrera is released or traded  as the bloggers are advocating, which way will he go?  Will he be a Jeremy Guthrie and find success in a new organization under new tutelage or will he be...

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First Half Player Grades

Being a veteran elementary school teacher I prefer letter grades to the invogue rubrics.  Here are a some; please feel free to rate all the Indian's players.Martinez A+ Sabathia A+ Carmona  A ...

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Indians Free Agent Signing Grades

Here are the highly changeable, speculative grades I give the Indians' free agents signings after 65 games.  Borowski    B Fultz       C Hernandez   D+ Nixon       D Dellucci    D-These are off the...

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All Ex Indian Team Currently Playing

Here is a fun thing to think about.  Please add or subtract names of former Indians still playingSP  Millwood, Colon C   Bard 1B  Sexson 2B  Phillips 3B SS  Vizquel LF  Ramirez,  Church CF  Crisp,...

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Questions

How can Rouse play if he can not hit? How can Rouse hit if does not play?What happened to the Lee who won 18 games? Which Lee had the great game against the Angels?Is Shoppach now in demand because...

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Road trips

Whatever happened to Eastern swing or Western swing road trips.  On this trip the team goes from Kansas City to Detroit to Boston.  I am sure that the unbalanced schedule has something to do with...

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How old is Manny Mota?

If Sammy Sosa, after a year off and a dismal year at Baltimore, can come back and have 16 RBI and 3 in one game, isn't it time for Manny Mota to unretire, leave his nondugout coaching position, and...

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Tribe Triple A Trivia

Over the years the Indians have had their AAA franchise in metropolitan areas such as Buffalo, San Diego,Indianapolis, Portland, Oregon, and I believe Charlotte.  They have also had their AAA team...

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Spanning The Globe

Spanning The Globe (as they said introducing Wide World of Sports before it transformed into ESPN) I have noticed Indian fans visiting this site from London to Los Angeles, Hawaii to Texas.  At my...

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Giants Sign Zito

According to Ken Rosenthal on the Fox Sports Web site, the Giants have reached a preliminary agreement with Barry Zito for 7 years.  How does this help the Indians?  Westbrook could certainly be in...

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Roberto Hernandez to Indians

Today's Denver Post has the following:"With Roberto Hernandez joining the Indians and Octavio Dotel having received three offers to close games,"Would it be as closer, setup man or...?  If this is...

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Sports Time Ohio Should Go National

It's time for Indians fans throughout the country to tell STO to make itself available nationally through the 2 major satellite companies offering the MLB Season Ticket package.  A list of reasons...

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Is Jason Davis or Jeremy Guthrie the next Brandon Phillips?

It is assumed that the Indians must remake the bullpen for the 2007 season.  Given the number of pitchers out of options or Rule 5 eligible, is it possible that Jason Davis or Jeremy Guthrie could...

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The Bullpen

Does anyone have a count of how many potential wins the bullpen has turned into losses this season?  Why  is Brian Sikorski even out there in a save situation, much less on the roster?  San Diego...

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Torey Lovullo and September Callups

Does anyone know anything about the managerial style of Torey Lovullo of the Buffalo Bisons?  How is he different from Eric Wedge?  The Indians could use the old baseball approach and make him the...

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I've Seen Enough; Trade, Trade, Trade

After viewing all 4 games of the Twins series I've seen enough; Trade, Trade, Trade.  Lineups with Vasquez, Inglett, and I am sorry to say finished up Boone will not cut it.  Get what you can for...

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Who does Blake replace?

Does Gutierrez get sent down when Blake is activated. I can't see them keeping 2 backup outfielders. Unless they trade Hollingsworth. Or maybe they send Inglett down and keep 2 backup outfielders...

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Trade Byrd First

Paul Byrd should be the first to go.  Many contenders are looking for starters.  He has the most value of all possible Indians to trade.  He is at his peak for the year.  He is a control pitcher...

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