Last year's postseason workload for Andrew Miller, Cody Allen and Bryan Shaw could be an issue, but better starting pitching health can keep Cleveland's relievers fresh.
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In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview issue, Sam Miller reveals how one ace reliever in Cleveland will, once and for all, allow us to move past one of baseball's most persistent wastes.
It was almost a storybook ending for Cleveland until -- well, you know how Game 7 went. Here's how the Tribe can turn last October's misery into motivation.
A healthier roster and the addition of Edwin Encarnacion might make this season's finish look like 1948.
Is this Cleveland team better than the one that nearly won the World Series in 2016? Joe Peta previews the Indians' season and assesses their value in Vegas for 2017.
The Cleveland Indians will be without two starters to begin the season with right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall joining Jason Kipnis on the disabled list.
The Indians have scrapped the retro cream alternates. The red cap that had been worn with that uni will now be worn when the team wears its navy alternate jersey at home.
Falcons coach Dan Quinn has talked with Steve Kerr and Terry Francona, two other coaches whose teams have blown big leads with a championship on the line.
The World Series runner-up Indians won't end their 69-year title drought because their 2016 workload is too likely to take its toll on the 2017 team.
The Cleveland Indians signed versatile infielder Jose Ramirez to a five-year, $26 million contract.
Buster Olney talks to Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton about his funny interaction with Brody Chernoff, the chemistry on the club, Michael Brantley's health & more.
Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about Jose Canseco joining the A's broadcast booth, the Cardinals' plans with Yadier Molina and more. Plus, some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs from broadcaster Len Kasper and a check-in on the Indians from PxP voice Tom Hamilton.
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In a move that wasn't surprising, the Indians sent top prospect Bradley Zimmer back to minor league camp. While he had a good camp with a .358 average and three HRs, he also struck out 13 times in 53 ABs, his problem last year in Triple-A. More time there is needed and if Tyler Naquin struggles again defensively in CF, the Indians hope Zimmer will be ready.
With 20 games against projected losing teams in September, the Indians could coast into the playoffs. They'll need to overcome a tough slate in August first, though.
Having revamped his batting stance and swing, what Zimmer has shown this spring bodes well for his major league future.
The Indians aren't responsible for injuries to a fan hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012.
Kids say the darndest things -- and on Sunday, the 6-year-old son of Indians GM Mike Chernoff may have inadvertently shared the proposed length of All-Star Francisco Lindor's contract extension.
Outfielder Austin Jackson was informed Sunday that he has made the Opening Day roster for the Cleveland Indians, giving the AL champions some outfield depth.
The Indians got both good and bad news with Jason Kipnis resuming baseball activities while Lonnie Chisenhall suffered a mild shoulder sprain.
Tyler Naquin was among the stingiest in extra bases allowed last season, but questions about his range project him to be among the worst in Defensive Runs Saved.