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The biggest February transactions in Tribe history

Before we finish the month of February, I wanted to take a moment and see if any pre-Spring Training deals were of importance.

A Look Back at the 1954 Relievers

Yesterday we looked at how the starting pitching from 1954 was one of the most dominant ever. But on occasion (very few of them in fact) a reliever was needed. This is a look at the how the...

A Look Back at the 1954 Starting Rotation

Last month we looked at how the 1954 roster was constructed. This month, we will review how that pitching staff fared for that dominating squad. We will first look at the starters that season.

Winter League Results for Indians Players

Earlier this month, the Caribbean Series ended with Mexico claiming its third championship in four years. With the winter leagues completed, here is a brief recap of how the Indians prospects fared...

A look at the Indians' 2014 Interleague opponents

The Cleveland Indians will play 20 interleague games in 2014, taking on their rival Cincinnati Reds as well as all five NL West teams. Here's a brief look at each of those teams' offseason happenings.

Hot Stove Update: American League East, Part II

Previously we reviewed the Red Sox and Rays. In this installment we look at the Orioles, Yankees and Blue Jays. Part two of two.

Hot Stove Update: American League East, Part I

Last week we took a peak at the AL West. Continuing in that vein, we now shift our focus to the AL East, and what has transpired for each team this offseason. Part one of two.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #8 Bob Lemon

Originally an infielder by trade, World War II would help Bob Lemon become one of the Big Four, one of the best rotations in MLB history, and the Hall of Fame.

Hot Stove Update: American League West, Part II

On Tuesday, we reviewed the A's and Rangers from the AL West. Here is a brief look at how the Angels, Mariners and Astros have morphed this offseason. Part two of two.

Hot Stove Update: AL West, Part I

Last month we focused on our four division rivals. While that takes care of our main competition, we also will play another 86 games out of our division. Here is a brief look at how each team in...

Biggest January signings in Tribe history

A look back at some of the biggest transactions (non-trade variety) in the month of January in Tribe history.

Biggest January trades in Tribe history

A look back at some of the biggest trades in the month of January in Tribe history.

Indians non-roster spring training invitation list

With spring training right around the corner, here are the current non-roster invitees (NRIs) that will be in Goodyear for 2014.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians #10 Shoeless Joe Jackson

As we enter the Top 10, we reflect on a player with Hall of Fame credentials who while associated with the Black Sox, actually had his best seasons while in Cleveland.

Best Tribe pitching seasons by expected wins

Last week, we looked at how the 2013 staff performed in regards to Expected wins vs. Expected Losses. Next we peek at some of the top performances over the past 45 seasons.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #11 Stan Coveleski

From the coal mines of Pennsylvania, to the Hall of Fame, Stan Coveleski had an interesting life to say the least.

Tribe expected wins vs. actual wins, historically

This is a continued discussion regarding expected wins when applied to GameScores. This time we will try to determine if there is a correlation between team wins and the expected wins pitched by...

2013 in Review: Expected Wins vs Expected Losses

A few weeks back, YoDaddyWags introduced the expected win vs. the expected loss based on Gamescores when evaluating potential Hall of Fame candidates. I was intrigued by the concept and curious how...

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #14 Mel Harder

We next take a look at the person who wore the Cleveland Indian uniform the longest, 36 seasons, Mel Harder.

AL Central Hot Stove Update: Detroit Tigers

Let's Go Tribe wraps up its look at Cleveland Indians rivals around the AL Central with the 3-time defending division champion Detroit Tigers.

2013 in Review: Pinch Running

Continuing our review of the 2013 season, I take a look at how well Terry Francona used pinch runners last season.

Acquiring the 1954 Cleveland Indians

A look back at the squad with the best winning percentage in franchise history.

AL Central Hot Stove Update: Chicago White Sox

Now that the Winter Meetings have concluded, we figured it would be useful to take at look at what the other AL Central clubs have done.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #18 Mike Garcia

On arguably the best starting rotation in history, the best pitcher on the 1954 juggernaut Indians was also arguably not one of the three Hall of Famers, but rather Mike Garcia.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #19 Elmer Flick

Next on the list is the first great outfielder the Cleveland franchise ever had, Hall of Famer Elmer Flick.

Choo signs with the Rangers (not the Tigers!)

According to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, Choo has agreed to a seven year deal with the Texas Rangers.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #22 Hal Trosky

Next on our list is the first Indian to break the 40 home run barrier, and arguably the best first baseman this franchise has ever had.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #24 Ray Chapman

And now we arrive at one the most heartbreaking stories in our countdown, the great shortstop this franchise had in the 1910s, Ray Chapman.

Top 100 Cleveland Indians: Recap, 50-26

The second quartile of the countdown is in the books. Before we head to the cream of the crop, let's do a quick review of how we got here.

Top 100 Indians: #26 Bobby Avila

The next player on our Top 100 countdown was one of the pioneer players from Latin America.

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