“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness” in Cleveland. Charles Dickens famous words are a cliché perhaps, but the Indians have made that cliché all too true throughout the first half of 2011. After starting an improbable 30-15, the best start in the majors, the Tribe went just 17-27, leaving them with a … [Read more...] about A tale of two teams: Cleveland Indians first half recap
Answers may be in AAA for struggling Cleveland Indians
The Indians recent slump has cost them first place in the Central, but more importantly, it has cost them their confidence. Manager Manny Acta has said that this team needs a spark to turn it around. With some recent moves, however, Acta is finally putting those words into action. … [Read more...] about Answers may be in AAA for struggling Cleveland Indians
Cleveland Indians fire hitting coach, look to turn around recent struggles
It’s safe to say the Indians have hit a major brick wall in the month of June. After starting 32-20 through May, the Tribe is just 6-11 in June thus far. But with Interleague for the next 12 games, the team is in the perfect spot to turn around their struggles. In a surprise move to try to turn the tables, the Tribe fired hitting coach Joe Nunnally, replacing him with Bruce … [Read more...] about Cleveland Indians fire hitting coach, look to turn around recent struggles
Michael Brantley: Cleveland’s Unsung Hero
Down two runs in the bottom of ninth inning, the Indians were running out of chances. Looking to continue their dominance at home, the Tribe once again needed a late inning miracle, this time against Seattle. Michael Brantley confidently stepped to the plate to lead off the inning, and belted a double to left-center. … [Read more...] about Michael Brantley: Cleveland’s Unsung Hero
Cleveland Indian Shin-Soo Choo’s on-field problems, DUI solved with a hug.
Quick question: Before the season started, who had the Cleveland Indians atop the A.L. Central, leading the league in run differential and seemingly trading back and forth daily with the Philadelphia Phillies for the best record in baseball by mid-May? Yeah, I didn’t think so. Just about everything has been clicking for the Tribe as of late, but amidst the fanfare and joy … [Read more...] about Cleveland Indian Shin-Soo Choo’s on-field problems, DUI solved with a hug.