2010 Indians built on foundation of Wood

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By: Kevin Hunt

The Cleveland Indians only need to look at bullpen pitcher Kerry Wood to see a small-scale version of the team’s season. And that’s not exactly what a team in a winnable American League Central Division wants to hear following Wood’s first 2010 appearance.

There’s something amiss in Cleveland, or, more accurately, there are many things amiss on different nights. Do you know who Mitch Talbot is? Probably not.

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Indians Announcer Hilariously Loses it on Air (Video)

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By Paul M. Banks

Poor Cleveland. Poor Cleveland Indians franchise. This team is perhaps worse than the bunch fictionally led by Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn and Willie “Mays” Hayes over 20 years ago. These guys are bad. Sure LeBron just won the MVP award, but the one thing the city has going for it in the sports world, the Cavaliers, are in trouble. They lost homecourt advantage in their series with the Boston Celtics, and by all accounts should really be down 2-0.

Now wonder on-air personality Bruce Drennan has lost his mind. LOVED his mocking of Russell Branyan’s swing. This is classic stuff.  And the Major League Baseball season just got more interesting in the AL Central. Watch it after the jump

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Stay Classy Ohio: Both MLB teams among top 3 HATED

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Interesting study in the Wall Street Journal, which surveyed the most hated teams in all of Major League Baseball. Yes, ESPN’s home team, the Boston Red Sox did indeed finish second, but #1 and #3 may surprise you.

From a scintillating  Yardbarker article and the Ohio sports blog Wait till Next year:

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