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BAUER HAS STRONG OUTING FOR INDIANS

BAUER HAS STRONG OUTING FOR INDIANS

RHP Trevor Bauer, the #3 overall selection in the 2011 First Year Player Draft, was called up by the Indians on Tuesday and had an excellent outing in a 6-2 Tribe win over the Tigers. The 23-year old out of UCLA went six strong innings, outdueling Detroit’s Justin Verlander as he left with a 5-2 lead. […]

INDIANS ADD BAUER FOR DOUBLEHEADER

INDIANS ADD BAUER FOR DOUBLEHEADER

With a doubleheader vs. the Padres scheduled for Wednesday due to Monday’s rainout, the  Cleveland Indians have added Trevor Bauer to the active roster as the 2nd-game starter. The right-hander out of UCLA was the third overall pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. Bauer has had eight previous big-league starts over the past two seasons […]

ARBITRATION FINAL: OWNERS 2, PLAYERS 1

ARBITRATION FINAL: OWNERS 2, PLAYERS 1

Only three arbitration cases were heard this year and the players came out on the short end on two of them. Of course, each player got a raise, despite the arbitration panel’s decision, but the ones who “lost” had to accept the offer of the club, not the salary that the player requested. Andrew Cashner […]

ANOTHER SLOW YEAR FOR ARBITRATION CASES

ANOTHER SLOW YEAR FOR ARBITRATION CASES

We are midway through the Feb 1-21 window for arbitration cases to be heard and so far there have only been two. RHP Andrew Cashner won his case with the Padres while Indians’ reliever Vinnie Pestano lost his. ANDREW CASHNER: Won Player Amt – $2.4MM Team Offer – $2.275MM VINNIE PESTANO: Lost Player Amt. – $1.450MM […]

WEEKEND ROADIE: A’S – INDIANS

WEEKEND ROADIE: A’S – INDIANS

Back we went to O.co this weekend for a Saturday night outing against Terry Francona and the Cleveland Indians. For the A’s, the situation in the AL west is getting more serious all the time, because the front-running Texas Rangers are rolling and showing no signs of letting up: AL west GB Texas           70-52           – Oakland        69-52          .5 […]

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

WEEKEND: STRASBURG, POMERANZ PITCH WELL

Highly-touted pitching prospects Drew Pomeranz and Stephen Strasburg both toed the rubber on Saturday, each pitching well in losses. Strasburg, the top overall pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft, made his third start since coming back from Tommy John surgery while Pomeranz made his second big-league start ever. Strasburg went six strong innings […]

THOME RETURNS TO TRIBE

THOME RETURNS TO TRIBE

Indians legend, 600-homer-club member and renowned nice-guy Jim Thome is headed back to Cleveland. Thome played for the Twins this season but with the club suffering through a miserable season, the slugger was placed on waivers Monday and the Indians put in a claim. Thome had to waive a no-trade clause in his contract to facilitate the […]

INDIANS DEAL FOR FUKUDOME

INDIANS DEAL FOR FUKUDOME

The Cleveland Indians, surprising contenders in the AL Central, have acquired OF Kosuke Fukudome from the Cubs for two minor leaguers. Fukudome, 34, is owed $4.7M on his 2011 contract and the Indians will only pay $775,000 of it. Going to Chicago are single-A OF Abner Abreu and AAA P Carlton Smith. Neither minor leaguer was […]

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