I had a near full charge on my battery last night when I entered Canal Park to watch Drew Pomeranz and Alex White pitch for the Akron Aeros. By the time I left, I had under 50% left. Thank goodness a foul ball wasn't hit in my direction.
Here it is... The ten best plays Asdrubal Cabrera has made this season in the first half. Does he have another half left in him? What will he do for his encore? And will he make one in the game tonight? Let's hope so!
Step Away From the Cliff: Tribe Head Into Break On Down Note
After a barrage of ninth inning power coins on Thursday, we find ourselves a little disappointed on a Monday morning having lost the final three to Toronto heading into the All-Star break. All is good though in Cleveland. Believe it.
I pronounce today is Asdrubal Cabrera Day. Today we celebrate everything that is good about Asdrubal Cabrera. Commence celebration. Break out the streamers, blow up the balloons. Throw out a runner at first base barehanded. Do something Asdrubal would do.
Today You're The Bug: Failed Double Play Leads to Carrasco Meltdown
The Indians went 11-7 in Interleague play. They nearly swept the Cincinnati Reds twice, and aside from a sweep to the World Champion San Francisco Giants, won all their series. Their biggest competition, the Detroit Tigers went 7-11. The biggest statistic is that the designated hitter is back in play Monday evening when the Indians face off against the Yankees.
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.
Minor Issues: Clippers continue to roll, Baby Louie Growing Up?
The Clippers rock, the Aeros are getting on track, Kinston and Lake County are off to first place starts, and Mahoning Valley is showing to be a pretty good team in the early going. Life is good for Cleveland Indians baseball.