The Indians have announced their starting rotation for the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, which will be against the winner of tonight’s AL Wild Card Game between the Twins and Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Amid the instant tweetstorm of frustration and confusion from Indians fans that arrived when word came out that Trevor Bauer — not the likely American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber — would be the starter in Game 1 of the AL Division Series presented by Doosan on Thursday, there was one optimistic voice […]
Indians manager Terry Francona has described Michael Brantley as the heart and soul of his team. On Tuesday, Francona got to inform the veteran outfielder that he would be included on the roster for the American League Division Series, following Brantley’s comeback from an ankle injury.
The decision announced by the Indians on Tuesday might have rattled the team’s fan base some, but it’s nothing new for Trevor Bauer. The right-hander will take the ball in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, just like he did one year ago in the opener of the Tribe’s run to the World […]
Indians manager Terry Francona has yet to tip his hand on the planned rotation order for the upcoming American League Division Series. That includes naming ace Corey Kluber the Game 1 starter against the Yankees or Twins, who will square off in Tuesday’s AL Wild Card Game.
Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn’t work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor headed out to their positions in the eighth inning on Sunday afternoon, fully expecting to finish out the Indians’ final game of the regular season. Manager Terry Francona had something else in mind, waiting until one out was recorded to send in a pair of replacements.
MLBPipeline.com breaks down how the American League Central champion Indians used the Draft, the international market and free-agent signings to build their team.
When the Indians went on their magical run to the World Series last season, they did it without Michael Brantley. Because of injuries to his right shoulder and biceps, the All-Star left fielder was forced to watch from the dugout as his teammates competed for a championship.
As champagne dripped from the ceiling inside Progressive Field’s home clubhouse, Chris Antonetti took a moment to appreciate what his team had accomplished. The Indians president of baseball operations saw a group of players celebrating another division title, but hungry to check more items off their October to-do list.
The Indians changed the way people thought about pitching in the postseason a year ago. During Cleveland’s run to the World Series, manager Terry Francona utilized Andrew Miller like an all-terrain vehicle. No matter the inning, score or situation, Francona leaned hard on Miller as a High-leverage stopper.