Archive for the ‘Cleveland Indians’ Category

Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox combine for 29 runs

Friday, June 28th, 2013

A wild game it was at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago on an overcast Friday evening. It was far from a pitchers' duel in the first game of a doubleheader between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox, as the two teams combined to score 29 runs. The Cleveland Indians drove ...

How Do You Spell Relief in Japanese?

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Is it really a surprise to anyone that it took a day or two for Major League Baseball’s puppeteers to actually get any work done? Hmm, let me think about this one. Need to get a lot done on a short deadline. I know, we’ll have the Winter Meetings in Las ...

Is That a Faint Roar I Hear in Detroit?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

It wasn't too long ago that I noted the Tigers were storming their way back to mediocrity in a hurry. Well, look at them now, they're two games over .500. This is cause for celebration!Now, let's assess the American League Central. The White Sox are in first place, followed closely ...

Because We All Love Rumor Mongering: Where’s C.C. Gonna End Up?

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Yes, I'm already making a lot of assumptions. But the biggest one is by the time the trade deadline comes and goes, C.C. Sabathia will no longer be in an Indians uniform. Bear with me. The biggest question here is if the Indians well scratch their way back into contention. I ...

No Worries, Chief Wahoo is OK

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Do you recall that time not so long ago when everyone was super worried about the American League Central? I do. What a fine time it was.The whole damn thing was upside down. The Indians and Tigers were playing real crappy and the White Sox were perched atop the division ...

Kobayashi Gives Up Hot Dogs, Picks Up Save

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Did you know world class competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi is now a relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians? Me either.Turns out he isn't. I love inaccurate headlines. But they did have me going there for a second.It's actually some guy named Masa Kobayashi that pitches in Cleveland. He is a ...

Asdrubal Cabrera Prefers to Work Alone

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Like a suave British agent with a propensity to bed easy women, Indians second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera knows if you want something done right it's best to do it yourself.Cabrera turned the 14th unassisted triple play in Major League history Monday night in Cleveland's 3-0 loss to the Blue Jays. ...