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Pronk vs. Proon: The Fight for the [Baseball] Soul of Travis Hafner

During the years 2004-2006, Travis Hafner hit like an MVP candidate. That version of Pronk disappeared in 2007. Instead, we were treated to Proon. Proon hit fewer line drives (17%), sent fewer fly...

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N'Sync: A Look at Balls in Play Data

Hardball Times (via. Baseball Info Solutions) keeps track of all data for balls in play, beginning in 2004. Here's THT's data for the 2008 Cleveland Indians. What struck me when I was perusing...

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4/17 - Minor Lines

The Good......1) Wes Hodges is treating AA pitchers to his "see ball, hit ball" motto....2) Beau Mills is posting quality numbers in every department - Ks, BBs and XBH3) Aside from getting...

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4/10 - Minor Lines

We've had a little over a week of action in Class AAA Buffalo and Class AA Akron. Not that this is any great feat, but Tribe hitters seem to a lot hotter in minors than they are in the majors....

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Season Predictions: DIVISION WINNERS & WILD CARDS

With the season underway, a lot of the talking heads have started issuing their predictions for the 2008 season. Today ESPN unveiled their expert picks, and Steve Phillips' picks especially gave me...

See Andy? Hitting the ball to opposite field isn't that hard!

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See Andy? Hitting the ball to opposite field isn't that hard!

Playing baseball in March! Reason #4,508,986 why living in San Diego rules!

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Playing baseball in March! Reason #4,508,986 why living in San Diego rules!

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Detroit's Predicted Dominance: A little too much hype?

A while back I purchased Bill James' 2008 projections (March update) to evaluate players for my fantasy baseball league. This offseason, I carried out a review of BP's, Bill James' and CBS...

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Season Predictions Warmup

I think we've all gotten a chance to get a feel for how most of the players are doing in spring training. While its a tad early to make informed season predictions based on the early part of spring...

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Construct your 25-man Roster!

One of my pet peeves with Indians management is their tendency to certainty of veteran mediocrity to the uncertainty of promising youngsters. Then again, I don't have to worry about options,...

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Baseball America's Top Prosects: Indians Edition

Baseball America just came out with their annual analysis of the Indians' farm system. No real surprises although Ben Francisco finally cracked a top 10 prospects list for the Indians. Is that...

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HIRE (?), Part I

The Cleveland Indians are poised to enter the 2008 season with at least two sinker-ball pitchers (Fausto Carmona and Jake Westbrook) on their starting rotation. The emergence of Aaron Laffey...

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Can we swing a trade for Lincecum?

Alex Rios has done a good job of making it through the rumor mill the last couple of days. First he was linked in a possible trade to the Indians, which turned out to be bogus. Now he has cropped...

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Winter Meeting Rumblings: Bay for Lee and Shoppach?

Find a grain of salt. Ready?Courtesy of Steve Phillips.... There are rumblings that the Pirates could trade left fielder Jason Bay to the Indians for catcher Kelly Shoppach and left-hander Cliff...

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If C.C Sabathia doesn't sign an extension ..........

..... by spring training and its clear that he won't sign one during the season, the Indians should..... A) .... keep C.C for the 2008 season. B) .... trade him to another team if the price (in...

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Adam Miller clocks in at #10 on MILB.com's Prospect List

View the complete list. Also, there's video highlights of each of the top 50 prospects on the list. Miller is the only Tribe prospect who makes the list. I guess this isn't too surprising given the...

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Be Bill Smith's (Minnesota GM) Brain For A Day!

By now all have you have heard the boundless rumors concerning Santana going to the Spankees. If rumors are to be believed, there are more intriguing moves in the offing - Morneau to the Angels, B...

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2008 Prediction Thread (Hot Stove Edition)

It is abundantly clear to me that I can't wait till spring training to start pretending that I know what the season will bring. With much of the 2007 core remaining intact, only a few questions...

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How About Miguel Cabrera On A 1-Year Rental?

Should the Tribe trade for Miguel Cabrera, he would be under our control for two more years (2008, 2009). I certainly haven't been a fan of trading for him because we'd likely have to empty our...

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Dodgers lead race for (Miguel) Cabrera

Given that Rosenthal was spot on with the Kobayashi signing, I'm willing to take this story with fewer than the usual number of grains of salt. The Dodgers stand a better chance of acquiring...

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Tribe Near Deal with Kobayashi

I've never heard of the guy, but apparently we're making a big play for him. I guess Shapiro is serious when he says you can never have too many bullpen arms. Has anyone taken a look at this guy?...

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TRADE RESOURCE (2008 Impact, Organizational Depth, Future Payroll)

For a quick reference on questions like........ how many more runs could the tribe score with Miguel Cabrera at 3B instead of Blake?... do we have sufficient depth at the minor league level to...

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Who is your white whale?

This is picking up on a post from the Giants blog (McCoveyChronicles.com). I'm not going to put in my own words what was well said by Grant on this blog. Read on and tell the LGT community about...

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Evolutionary Roots of the 2007 Position Players!

Like most of you, I'm trying real hard to not think beyond this series. I don't want to tempt the wrath of the whatever high atop the thing! So, to take my mind off things, I decided to stroll...

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Be the Yankees GM for the day!

I recognize that each and everyone one of us loyal Indians fans would first ask A-Rod to opt out of his contract and then trade Hughes, Kennedy, Chamberlain and Cano to the Indians for Tom Mastny....

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Baseball Bars in San Diego

Anyone know of any good baseball/Cleveland friendly bars in San Diego? Or an idea of where I can find one? Is there a website that keeps track of watering holes for Tribe transplants?p.s: I've had...

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Conventional 'Wisdom' Watch

With the exception of the NL Wild Card, the postseaon teams and matchups have been set. The contests will be settled on the field. However, the games don't start till Wednesday and the national...

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Serie A or Serie B?

Anyone know when MLB plans to announce which series the Red Sox choose. I've gotta assume that they like the longer series, believing that they could use the rest bring in their frontline relievers...

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What other games are you watching today?

My only connection to Philadelphia is that I was born there. I figure I might as well root for the Phighting Phils and show some birthtown pride. They've already gotten to Smoltz (4 runs in the...

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AL Playoff Rotations: How do they stack against good offenses? (plus predictions)

I set out to compare how the (4-man) rotations of AL playoff teams have fared against the league's better offenses (NYY, DET, BOS, LAA, TEX, CLE). I weighted the performance of each team's #1 and...

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