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Chen and Wang meet in Columbus

One of Taiwan's most famous MLB players faces one of its best MLB prospects in a AAA game.

Shapiro Returns to Twitter

After a 2-month absence, Shapiro returned to Twitter today, blasting out a series of tweets and semi-answering tweets for an hour Tuesday afternoon. He said he took a break from Twitter to focus on leading the organization through tough times. His last tweet was July 20, before the roof really fell in. Why quit then? He said he will be in touch regularly. He confirmed What-If is gone. Concerned about depth of FA market. Will attend Springsteen concert in Pittsburgh 10/27. Danced around a lot of questions.

A's: Right Moves and Good Luck

A's and Indians will face off 7 times in the next few weeks. Will the Indians help or hurt their playoff drive?

Giants partners force out Neukom

Less than a year after the Giants won their first World Series in 56 years (first in California), Bill Neukom has been forced out as the managing general partner. He has held the job for 3 years. The team made the announcement today rather than at the end of the season, because the San Jose Mercury News leaked the story earlier Wednesday.

Acta on learning to use bullpen

Acta learned in Washington not to overuse key bullpen pitchers

Shapiro talks to media

He talks to reporters before Wednesday's game in Detroit.

Interview With Wedge

Wedge spending time with family on the Indian's dime this year, looking to return to baseball next year. Moving from Cleveland to Buffalo.

Sizemore on DL; surgery possible; Duncan called up

Has Sizemore gone from very durable to injury prone in the last 2 years?

Giants sign DeRosa 2 for 12

Mark gets a decent payday to play 3B in SF

Crisp signs with A's

Coco gets 1-year deal for $4.5 million with a club option for 2011,

Victor trade talk

Red Sox, Rays Victor for Buchholz??

Raffy R to be activated Thursday, Sowers to AAA

Ohka expected to start Sunday; Sowers says he is going down to start and could be back in a few weeks

Dolans to meet with Shapiro in near future

Paul Hoynes latest report "In terms of individual performance, I won't comment on that," said Dolan, when asked to evaluate Wedge. "We have a process we go through. It hasn't begun. It starts with meeting with Mark." Paul Dolan is quoted as saying as saying there will be no rash decisions. He and his father meet with Shapiro, who makes suggestions that we either accept or reject. He said the process of evaluating the current situation with Shapiro has not started yet.

Kosar files for bankruptcy

What a douchebag and negative role model.

Indians rank 18th in team value per Forbes

per Forbes, the Indians are worth $399M, excluding deduction for debt in gross value, the Dolans are still ahead on their $323M purchase

Goodyear Development or Lack Thereof

The linked article provides some insight into how the stadium deal was put together. The foreclosure on the surrounding economy and the economy are likely to keep the land around the complex barren for quite a while longer. The city bought the land from the Wood family at a "discount" which helps explain the distance between the stadium and development complex. Just be thankful that the Indians got there first. The Reds complex will be twice as far away.

MLB Network launching in 50 million homes on 1/1

Until the launch, Harold Reynolds and Hazel Mae are running in a constant loop promoting the network on the new channel. The first real program is at 6pm (ET) January 1 -- Hot Stove, a daily (M-F) show in the off-season. During the season, MLB Tonight will run as a live studio show from 6pm until the last game is over. We'll see how Baseball Tonight responds.

Lerner Vote of No Confidence in Crennel, Savage

Lerner said he will deal with issues in January but Crennel and Savage should be packing bags.

CC pitching Saturday on 3 days rest

could pitch 2 more games on 3 days rests; FOX is lambasting Brewers ownership and management

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Ravens get week off unexpectedly

The Ravens were supposed to play in Houston Sunday and then Monday. Because Ike damaged the Reliant Stadium, the game has been postponed to November 9 and the Ravens will be well rested for the...

AFL roster names

per CastroTurf, 6 of the 7 players from the Indians orgainzation going to the AFL have been identified

Barfield to play 6, Hafner to bat twice Monday

Barfield and Hafner join Buffalo tonight, Martinez on Tuesday

68% of US to receive Indians on Fox Saturday

MARKETS INCLUDE: Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Fort Myers, Greensboro, Greenville, Hartford, Houston, Jacksonville, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, Tampa, Tulsa, Washington, West Palm Beach

Update on Goodyear

Goodyear offers reassurance on the readiness of the new spring training facility for 2009

LaPorta HR, Stevens loss vs. Canada

The opener of the 4-game US vs. Canada series in North Carolina went to Canada 4-3 in 10 innings.

Stevens could face new challenge in Olympics

As USA Olympic team reliever and closer, Stevens could be impacted by the new international baseball rule which starts innings beginning with the 11th with runners on 1st and 2nd and no out. The US team was processed in San Jose earlier this week and has flown back to North Carolina for a 4-game series against Canada this weekend before leaving for Beijing.

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Beards and Johnsons

The Dodgers lost to the Giants 7-6 on Monday night.  In the bottom of the 8th, Blake argued a 3rd strike call on a checked swing and both he and Torre were tossed from the game.  Blake in 4-10 so...

Roster shifts at Buffalo; Meloan activated

Walker Diaz promoted from Mahoning Valley; Stevens to Olympics; Chris "not Kelvin" de la Cruz traded; Meloan activated Reyes not yet activated

Goodyear Here We Come

page 14 of the Goodyear newsletter shows the status of the new Indians home in Goodyear, AZ. Goodyear is taking deposits on 2009 spring training season tickets.

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