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INDIANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Five Players To Be Traded By Both Trade Deadlines

Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals The MLB trade deadline is about to get even wilder. For the past month we have been seeing names swirl around the rumor mill. Some rumors became reality, others are just fairy tales. It truly is a fun part of the season. Let’s take a look at who I feel will be moved and I will specify which deadline. These five players will be...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Smith hits for the cycle, RubberDucks split series with 6-4 win

READING, PA. — Jordan Smith hit a go-ahead 2-run triple in the top of the ninth that completed the cycle and led his RubberDucks (59-50) to a 6-4 win at Reading. Akron split the four-game series with the Fightin Phils (44-61). Both Smith and Bryson Myles hit solo homers in Sunday afternoon’s game. Seven RubberDucks had multi-hit performances in the win, including three-hit...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Lonnie Chisenhall, Asdrubal Cabrera

Cleveland Indians third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall is out of the lineup for Sunday's finale against the Kansas City Royals after missing Saturday's game with an unspecified illness, according to the team's Twitter account. He was replaced by Mike Aviles. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is back in the lineup after missing five games with back spasms, according to Jordan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians Rumors: Cleveland wants to add a starting pitcher, outfielder

The Cleveland Indians fell to the Kansas City Royals on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Indians below the .500 mark at 51-52, third in the American League Central. In order for the Indians to stay competitive in the division, they need to improve the staff that is 19th in the Major Leagues in ERA. They also need an outfielder with the lingering injury issues to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: July 25, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note, rookie level Arizona was off on Friday. Justin Masterson (Columbus, SP) - 6.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R (all earned), 6 BB, 4 K, 1 WP -Masterson looked a lot more like Injured Masterson...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Asdrubal Cabrera, Michael Bourn, Justin Masterson

The Cleveland Indians entered Friday's game against the Kansas City Royals with a record of 51-51, third in the American League Central. At seven and a half games out in the division, the Indians need to make a run to get back into the race. One thing that will help the Indians is the return of key players, such as Asdrubal Cabrera, Michael Bourn and Justin Masterson, from...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Masterson shows improvement in rehab start

COLUMBUS -- Compared to his last couple starts, Friday's outing for Justin Masterson was an improvement. Now the question becomes what's next? The right-hander went 6 2/3 innings for Columbus in their 5-2 loss to Norfolk on Friday. Masterson, who threw 108 pitches (62 strikes) allowed five runs on four hits with six walks and four strikeouts. In his first rehab start last...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Raburn’s Awful Throw Leads To ‘Little League Home Run’ (Video)

Terry Francona probably needed a lot of antacid on Thursday night. That’s because the Cleveland Indians manager saw his team lose to the Kansas City Royals in 14 innings. That probably wasn’t the most aggravating part of the night, though. That came in the eighth inning when Kansas City’s Mike Moustakas hit a slicing fly ball down the left-field line. Indians left fielder Ryan...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Watch Ryan Raburn Make One of the Worst Throws Ever

The Indians have Wild Thing back, but now he’s an outfielder. - – - – - Also see … VIDEO: Indians fan can’t catch, takes Asdrubal Cabrera ball to the face VIDEO: Cleveland TV guy fed up with idiotic fan SP’s MLB page The post VIDEO: Watch Ryan Raburn Make One of the Worst Throws Ever appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Raburn spiked throw results in 'inside-the-park-HR'

In a 0-0 game in the bottom of the 8th inning, Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas hit a lazy fly ball down the left-field line. Raburn slid for it, but the ball bounced off his glove and rolled over to the wall. Moustakas seemed content jogging into second for a stand-up double until Raburn tried to throw the ball, as if he wasn’t bad enough with his glove. It turned...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tiger Ryan Raburn trends for wrong reason

Ryan Raburn was trending on Twitter Thursday night -- for all the wrong reasons. Raburn, a former Tigers outfielder now with the Cleveland Indians, made an unsuccessful attempt to dive for a ball in foul territory. Raburn then got up to get the ball but his throw was, to say the least, beyond unfortunate, especially in a scoreless game in the eighth inning. Kansas City's Mike...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How old is Indians pitcher Scott Atchison? 'His first career strikeout was Babe Ruth'

Indians reliever Scott Atchison is 38 years old, which is about 10 years older than the team's average player age of 28.7. While he's not the oldest player on the team -- Jason Giambi is 41 -- the gray-haired right-hander surely wears the part of the grizzled veteran quite well. Just ask his youthful teammates, who spent the better part of Tuesday night having fun at Atchison...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber goes for career-best fourth consecutive win Thursday night in KC

The Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber nearly went the distance in yet another excellent showing over the weekend. While he's baffled the Royals at home this season, he's rarely had success in Kansas City. The right-hander tries to win a career-best fourth consecutive start as these AL Central rivals open a four-game set Thursday night. Kluber (10-6, 2.95 ERA) is 4-1 with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Indians Buyers or Sellers at the Trade Deadline?

With the MLB trade deadline upcoming on July 31, Indians fans are wondering the typical cliché that always pops up at this time of year. Will the Indians be “buyers” or will they be “sellers” at the deadline? Do they make a push to add a significant player to make a run for the playoffs, or do they scrap this up-and-down season and look toward 2015? My answer: No. Plain...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians recall Ramirez, option House to Columbus

The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have recalled infielder Jose Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus and optioned left-handed pitcher T.J. House to Columbus. Ramirez, 21, has spent the bulk of the 2014 season with Triple-A Columbus where he is batting .302 (74-245) with 15 doubles, 2 triples, 5 home runs and 29 RBI in 60 games for the Clippers. He has also collected a...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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