Game #59 Observations: Indians’ Luck Runs Out in 8-0 Blowout Loss to Pittsburgh

Maybe the Cleveland Indians just wanted to get one last clunker out of the way before the postseason. That’s an admittedly subpar attempt to find the bright side from Cleveland’s 8-0 route at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night. At the same time, silver linings weren’t exactly easy to find in this one. … More Game #59 Observations: Indians’ Luck Runs Out in 8-0 Blowout Loss to Pittsburgh

Game #58 Observations: Indians Walk it Off Again, Top Pirates 4-3

Give credit where credit is due — the Cleveland Indians have reached expert level when it comes to late-inning drama. For the fourth time this week, the Tribe snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, pulling off a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday thanks to some clutch hitting from the bottom of the … More Game #58 Observations: Indians Walk it Off Again, Top Pirates 4-3

Game #52 Observations: Indians Drop One to Detroit After Eighth Inning Implosion

Once again, the Cleveland Indians spent an entire game struggling to score. Unlike Friday night, though, they weren’t able to luck their way into a win despite that. Cleveland notched just two runs Saturday. For a while, it seemed as though that would be enough to seal its third straight win, as it spent the … More Game #52 Observations: Indians Drop One to Detroit After Eighth Inning Implosion

Game #46 Observations: Indians Score, But Not Nearly Enough in 8-4 Loss to Minnesota

Entering Saturday night, the Cleveland Indians’ rotation was worth more wins above replacement than any other unit in the majors (6.9). The group has been elite on an almost routine basis. So, should one of Cleveland’s starters have himself a shaky showing, it seems fair to ask the offense to step up and bail him … More Game #46 Observations: Indians Score, But Not Nearly Enough in 8-4 Loss to Minnesota

Game #45 Observations: Offense Still Missing as Indians Lose Their Fourth Straight

Here’s the good news — despite a rough week, the Cleveland Indians entered Friday with a 99.4% chance to make the postseason, per FanGraphs. Here’s the bad news — they’ll be required to score if they want to stay there long. Right now, that appears to be asking too much. For the third straight game, … More Game #45 Observations: Offense Still Missing as Indians Lose Their Fourth Straight

Making a Case for Zach Plesac as the Indians’ No. 2 Playoff Starter

Yesterday, our own Mark Warmuth penned a piece providing a look at how the Cleveland Indians’ rotation may shape up come postseason. Within the article, he claimed Zach Plesac should be considered as the Tribe’s No. 2 starter when October rolls around. Such a role is especially important this year, when the playoffs open with … More Making a Case for Zach Plesac as the Indians’ No. 2 Playoff Starter