6.30.2011

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Face Busting Cabrera: Carrasco Claims Eighth Win; Crushing on Tomlin

Yesterday the Cleveland Indians defeated the Phoenix Snakes 6-2. No Zach Dukes were harmed in the process of this game, but one should have been.

6.29.2011

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Wily Nooooooo: Tomlin's Big Night Not Enough

Designated Hitter? Not necessary with Josh Tomlin.

6.28.2011

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Awww Chiiiiiz: Cabrera Early and Cabrera Late in Tribe Win

Well, if I'll be Cabrera.... Don't mind if I do!

6.27.2011

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Struck on the Bay: Bumgarner, Affeldt Whiff Tribe

Jon Nunnally sure was the problem... How's that new voice working out?

6.26.2011

BBA MLB All-Star Ballot 2011

The only ballot that Asdrubal Cabrera doesn't have to fight for votes in, it's the Baseball Bloggers Alliance MLB All-Star Ballot!

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6.25.2011

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6.24.2011

OOTP 12 Simulation: Tribe Fall Short of AL Central

Once again, The Tribe Daily is partaking in a Out of the Park Baseball Simulation.. Read On!

Vote for Asdrubal - 6/24/11

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Minor Issues: Gomez Tosses 8 Shutout Frames, Clips Win 15 of 16

You were all probably watching the Cleveland Cavaliers draft a player you knew they were going to draft. But if you weren't, you hopefully watched the first place Clippers on STO last night.

6.23.2011

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No Need for Rampage: Pronk Blasts Off Before Extended Vacation

Nothing like it... Three close ball games in a series between two teams that are in definite playoff contention this season. It just feels good to get one.

6.22.2011

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Tactical Report: Tribe Can't Get Ahead Late, Fall to Rockies

Last night's loss, in case you were wondering, was one of contempt.

6.21.2011

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Loss of Anger: Carmona, Miscue, Blown Call...In that Order

That feeling of losing can take on different forms. There is anger, frustration, sadness, contempt, confusion, and much more. This is a loss of anger.

6.20.2011

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Sweep the Decks: Indians Pull a Cord in Extras

It's starting to look a lot like the Indians are back in control. Granted, this is the Pittsburgh Pirates, but they were pretty hot before coming to Cleveland.

6.19.2011

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6.18.2011

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All Pronked Up: Hafner Return Sparks Win over Pirates

They say the Pirates and Indians haven't been this good at the same time in a long time. I say the Pirates haven't been this good in a long time. Stop with the foolishness.

Minor Issues: Clippers Run off 10 Straight; Valley Opens up Season

It has been awhile since we've taken a trip around the Minor Leagues. So let's catch up on the day after Mahoning Valley's Season Opener.

6.17.2011

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6.16.2011

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Frustration Minimization: Carmona Aided by Return of the Offense

I find that it becomes much easier to write when things go the way they did last night. So, let's go ahead and do that more often.

6.15.2011

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Central Surrender: Tribe Begins Fight for First After Verlander Shutout

The Indians 68 day run in first place has come to an end. Detroit officially knocked the Tribe into second place with a demoralizing shutout.

6.14.2011

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Me Want Cookie: Carrasco - 2, Offense - 0

I didn't think Carlos Carrasco had another eight shutout innings in him. He didn't, but seven shutout innings was good enough to end another skid.

6.13.2011

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6.12.2011

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6.11.2011

Lost in New York: Tribe Drop a Pair to Bombers by Four Runs

Four run game? Would have never thought that was possible after the first inning... False hope for us? After today's game? Yeeeeep.

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6.10.2011

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Bullpen Mafia

We've reached the point of no return with the Bullpen Mafia...

6.09.2011

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One Dimension: Another Masterson Effort Wasted

Well, that was short-lived. The Indians seem to be homer or bust lately and with no other hits, they of course end up being solo shots.

6.08.2011

2011 MLB Draft: Day 3, Picks 31-50

Day Three of the MLB Draft is in the books and that means the entire draft has come to an end.

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Skid Stoppers: Unearned Run Enough for Carrasco's Coming Out Party

The streak is over! The streak is over! The longest losing skid of the year has finally come to an end.

6.07.2011

2011 MLB Draft: Day 2, Picks 2-30

Day Two of the MLB Draft is in the books and the Indians came away with some more high-end High School talent.

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Pump the Breaks: Brantley and Cabrera Can't Stop Skid

In just one week everything the Indians did has gone down the drain. Even Chicago is six games back now. 

6.06.2011

2011 MLB Draft: Indians Select Francisco Lindor 8th Overall

With the 8th Pick in the MLB Draft the Indians Select Francisco Lindor

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First Sweep: Shutout Again, Wilson Deals Tribe Fourth Straight

Ugh... Let's just... Get this over with.

6.05.2011

Squandering or Luck: Carmona Doomed by Two Mistakes, Scuffling Offense

Those games are frustrating to watch on television. Trying going to the game and getting into it and feeling like you and the rest of the crowd are climbing to the top of the roller coaster. Only to have your car repeatedly stall right at the very top before you reach the hill.

6.04.2011

Sipped Up: Offense Can't Overcome Ogando, Bullpen Produces Rare Meltdown

I'm gonna be honest. I was tired. Very tired. I made the mistake of laying down, which led to me going in and out. And that ultimately led to me falling asleep and not waking up until 11:30. I might have ripped my face off if I watched the complete meltdown, so that may be a good thing.

Minor Issues: Catching up the Week and the MLB Draft

Been a few days without Minor Issues, so we have some catching up to do.

6.03.2011

Awww Crap: Carrasco and Defense Unravel

We saw old Carlos Carrasco make an appearance. A good four innings after the new Carlos Carrasco was cruising through a potent Texas lineup with a 3-0 lead.

6.02.2011

Smash and Bash: Offense Busts out to Support Tomlin

Merry June! The Indians started the month off on a great foot, blasting the Jays. Although it ended up being a four run game, the offense did their job early and pretty much made it a no-doubter.

6.01.2011

Manny Acta Golden Fedora of Greatness: May 2011

You may have heard the term "Golden Sombrero" used in baseball talk. It is in reference to a hitter striking out three times in a game. Well on this blog, we have the Golden Fedora, which is far better and more coveted.

Mitch's Revenge: Talbot and Offense Make Returns

You counted Mitch Talbot out didn't you? Despite my pleading last week after his disaster of a comeback, you doubted him. Don't lie. You doubted him.