Category: Cleveland Indians

Drew Stubbs, Ryan Raburn, And The Indians’ Right Field Situation

Drew StubbsIt’s no secret that the Cleveland Indians are always looking at ways to cut even the most modest of unnecessary costs. The latest player at risk of being let go by the Tribe due to budgetary concerns is Drew Stubbs. After it was originally thought that Stubbs would be a non-tender candidate, Buster Olney reported ($) that several teams are knocking at the Tribe’s door in an effort to acquire Stubbs. Continue reading

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Scott Kazmir And Qualifying Offers

Scott KazmirOne of the allures of arguing about baseball is that fans can no longer, for lack of a better term, pull arguments out of their respective asses. With the wealth of readily available statistical data, anyone who offers an argument based purely on conjecture can be disproven with just a few clicks of a mouse. Continue reading

Lonnie Chisenhall And The Tribe’s Third Base Conundrum

Cleveland Indians third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall (27)It’s not easy being a small market team in Major League Baseball. It requires extra diligence through every decision, as one wrong move could hamstring the franchise for years to come (coughTRAVISHAFNERcough). It also means that a team like the Cleveland Indians needs to be more creative than their competitors when it comes to getting the most bang for their buck. In other words, it’s imperative that the Indians devise some creative solutions for holes in the roster as opposed to simply spending their way out of trouble. Continue reading