It's been a long, hard winter for Cleveland sports fans, but with the coming of spring comes hope. Despite a poor outlook for the 2011 team, the MLB season is a long one. No team is eliminated before July, and any team can get hot at any point.
For cynical Tribe fans, there's no way that this is our year. It's far too early for cynicism now, though. Now is the time for optimism.
With spring training fast approaching, now is the time to hope that things will be different this year, things will finally break our way, and that this is our year. With that, here are 10 bold predictions for the 2011 Cleveland Indians.
(Please note, that these are BOLD predictions, not a season outlook. I've set my sights very high on this, and I'll be lucky if even one of these predictions come to pass. But there is a good feeling in being optimistic with the Indians for once.)