1. Indians: Backup Plans If Myers Is Not the Innings-Eater Terry Francona Wanted

    Brett Myers was added to the rotation this offseason when Cleveland ownership ponied up for the relief pitcher-turned starter-turned relief pitcher with a one-year, $7 million deal with an $8 million team option for 2014...

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  2. MLB: Which Former Terry Francona-Managed Team Do the 2013 Indians Resemble?

    The 2013 Cleveland Indians seem to be much improved, at least on paper. Considering the additions of Nick Swisher, Mark Reynolds, Brett Myers, Mike Aviles , Trevor Bauer and several ...

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  3. Ubaldo Jimenez: Cleveland Indians Hoping He Returns to Ace Status

    Ubaldo Jimenez was the jewel to help the Cleveland Indians contend—at least, that was the expectation when he was acquired for Drew Pomeranz , Alex White, Matt McBride and Joseph Gardner on July 30, 2011...

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  4. Cleveland Indians: What Can Terry Francona Expect from New Indians Pitcher Myers

    Brett Myers may not be Zack Greinke , David Price or even Justin Masterson , but the signing of a veteran free-agent starter was fantastic news for Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and the fans of the team...

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  5. MLB: Which Current Indians Will Benefit Most from the Nick Swisher Signing?

    When the Indians signed Nick Swisher to a four-year, $56 million deal on January 3, it was definitely an exciting time to be a Tribe fan...

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  6. Advantages Terry Francona Has over Manny Acta as Cleveland Indians Manager

    Manny Acta had three interesting seasons in Cleveland. While compiling a 214-266 record (.446), he managed the Tribe to a couple of impressive first-half results in 2011 and 2012...

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  7. MLB: Free Agents Who Could Have Revived Success Under Indians' Terry Francona

    Terry Francona seems to suddenly have a lot to work with in Cleveland, as the Indians have added a variety of talent...

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  8. MLB: Why the Cleveland Indians Swisher Signing Is so Sweet

    The Cleveland Indians brought home a native son on Sunday when Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported that they signed Nick Swisher to a four-year, $56 million deal with a fifth-year option for 2017...

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  9. MLB: Indians: Projecting the 2013 Batting Order

    There are still a lot of questions that need to be answered prior to Opening Day in Cleveland. With Nick Swisher visiting with the club on Monday night, the entire makeup of the current ...

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  10. MLB: How Many Wins Can New Cleveland Indians' Manager Terry Francona Produce

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that the Cleveland Indians started their offseason by naming two-time World Series champion manager Terry Francona as their new dugout czar on October 6...

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  11. MLB: 7 Available Starting Pitchers to Complete the Ideal 2013 Indians Rotation

    The 2012 Cleveland Indians starting pitchers went 48-76 with a 5.25 ERA and 1.51 WHIP. The group allowed the most hits in baseball (1,026), the second-most earned runs (533) and issues the second-most walks (351)...

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  12. MLB: Why the Indians Can Win Now with Terry Francona

    When the Cleveland Indians named Terry Francona their manager, they added a manager with experience and success, as he had 12 seasons of major league managing under his belt, including two championships with the Boston Red Sox ...

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  13. Cleveland Indians: Potential Targets as the Indians Rebuild

    As the Rule 5 draft approaches on December 6 (Players who were signed when they were 19 or older and have played in professional baseball for four years are eligible, as are players who were signed at 18 and have played for five years...

    Evan Vogel Written by Evan Vogel about almost 2 years ago 5,788 reads 12 comments

  14. MLB: Cleveland Indians Players Who May Have an Increased Role in 2013

    While Jeff Loria and the Miami Marlins have shed incredible amounts of payroll with a firesale that makes your local merchandise liquidation retailer look like a Nordstrom, other ...

    Evan Vogel Written by Evan Vogel about almost 2 years ago 3,259 reads 5 comments

  15. Tampa Bay Rays: Parallel Universe of Left-Handers

    In a world full of strange connections to actor Kevin Bacon, the world of sports will, occasionally, develop a unique relationship between players. While some are linked with a kiss, like Isiah Thomas and Magic Johnson, some are linked in more...

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  16. 6 Keys to Terry Francona's First Season with the Cleveland Indians

    Terry Francona will take over the managerial position for the Cleveland Indians in 2013 after spending one seasons as an analyst for ESPN in 2012...

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  17. Boston Red Sox: Is Shin-Soo Choo a Great Fit for Boston in 2013?

    After a devastating, historic meltdown in September of 2011, the Bobby Valentine-led 2012 version of the Boston Red Sox faltered the entire season to a 69-93 finish, last place in the American League East...

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  18. MLB: How the Cleveland Indians Can Have a Perfect Offseason

    After finishing 68-94 and landing the fifth pick in the 2013 MLB Draft with a horrid season, the Cleveland Indians have started their offseason with a nice addition —new manager Terry Francona...

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  19. San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds Game 3: Live Score, NLDS Analysis

    The Cincinnati Reds are hosting the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of their National League Division Series. The Reds lead the series 2-0. Keep it locked right here for updates throughout the game as the Reds look to finish off the sweep...

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  20. Cincinnati Reds: Why Johnny Cueto Will Regain His Dominance in 2012 NLDS

    Johnny Cueto has had an interesting career. From 2008 through 2010, Cueto was 32-32 over 92 starts, compiling a 4.27 ERA and 1.35 WHIP over 531 innings. His strikeout per nine dropped from 8...

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  21. Ranking the 8 Indians That Cleveland Must Get Rid of Before 2013

    At 64-91 (.413), the Cleveland Indians are the worst team in the American League, sharing the exciting title with in-division rival Minnesota after Cleveland beat the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...

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  22. Cleveland Indians: 10 Shrewd Offseason Free-Agent Moves They Should Make

    To understand how Cleveland Indians fans need to look at the upcoming offseason, there are two words that they need to become familiar with in this piece. The first word is shrewd, which is defined as astute or sharp in practical matters...

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  23. 10 Steps to Returning the Cleveland Indians to Relevance in 2013

    By now, we all know that this season is over. A 59-84 record (heading into Thursday night), 17.5 games out in the AL Central, 21...

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  24. Cleveland Indians: Should the Indians Keep Ubaldo Jimenez?

    On July 30, 2011, Cleveland Indians management and ownership "went for it" by dealing four players (Drew Pomeranz , Alex White, Matt McBride and Joseph Gardner) to the Colorado Rockies for right-handed starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez...

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  25. Cleveland Indians: Thoughts on the Prospect List from MLB.com

    Jonathan Mayo of MLB .com released his top-20 prospect list for the Cleveland Indians , which is fantastic for those of you who are looking forward to a few years down the road, like most Indians fans should be at this point...

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