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Lake Erie Crushers: A Return To Baseball For Travis Hafner

The Lake Erie Crushers are a team in in Frontier League of independent baseball. Based in Avon, Ohio a suburb of Cleveland, the Crushers have had success on the field winning the championship in 2009 and have had seven winning seasons in their nine-year existence. On May 2nd. Co-owner Tom Kramig announced that long time Cleveland Indians star Travis Hafner would play one game for the team on June 16th
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Cleveland Indians Place Andrew Miller On DL

Per Chad Thornburg of MLB.com, Indians reliever Andrew Miller was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring on Thursday. The contract of left-hander Jeff Beliveau was selected from Triple-A Columbus. Andrew Miller sustained the injury in the seventh inning of the Cleveland Indians 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. His outing lasted all of two pitches. There were two out with a runner on
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Indians Strike Minor League Deal With Melky Cabrera

The Sporting News, ESPN and other outlets are reporting the Cleveland Indians have reached a minor league deal with slugger Melky Cabrera. As Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com wrote on Tuesday, “It's been confirmed that they've reached a minor league deal with veteran switch-hitting outfielder Melky Cabrera, who like many free agents this past winter went unsigned. Cabrera, 33, must pass his physical for the deal to go through.” If Cabrera
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Cleveland Indians: C Yan Gomes Helps Tribe Continue Postseason Hex Over Yankees

There’s good fortune, there is luck, and there is simple bad voodoo and getting snake-bitten. Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes helped the Cleveland Indians extend their post-season hex over the New York Yankees. Down by five, 8-3, projected AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber chased after getting shelled to the tune of six runs and seven hits in 2.2 innings and an uncharacteristic ERA of 20.25, former Indian—and current Yankee
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Trevor Bauer: Two-Hit Gem Latest Chapter In Growing Indians-Yankees Postseason Rivalry

Thanks to going 6 2/3 innings, eight strikeouts and holding the potent New York Yankees to two hits in a 4-0 shutout win in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer penned a new chapter in what is a growing postseason rivalry. When one thinks of baseball rivalries, Yankees-Red Sox, Dodgers-Giants and Cubs-Cardinals immediately come to mind. When it comes to post-season rivalries, you
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Cleveland Indians: 2B Jose Ramirez Making Strong AL MVP Case

While their American League all-time best win streak of 22 games may now be a part of baseball canon, the spark plug behind it in Cleveland Indians second baseman, Jose Ramirez is making a strong case for AL MVP. Ramirez, fresh off of inking a five-year $26 million extension at the start of 2017, Ramirez balled out in hitting .423/.462/.944. Perhaps his most notable performance during “The Streak” was when
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Robert’s Rant: Cleveland Indians Ready Run The Table

There are streaks and then THERE are streaks. There is dominance and then THERE is dominating. Such as the case of the defending American League champion, Cleveland Indians. Thanks to a 5-3 win over the visiting Detroit Tigers, the Tribe did the impossible of setting a new AL record with 21 straight wins—tying them with the ‘25 Chicago Cubs—and surpassing the 20-game streak set by the Oakland A’s in 2002.
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MLB: War On Drugs Continues, Three New Suspensions Handed Down

The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates are the latest casualties of Major League Baseball’s war on drugs. The Astros lose rookie pitcher David Paulino at the MLB level, the Indians lose minor leaguer Joseph Colon, and the Pirates lose minor leaguer Joan Gregorio. All three have been given drug-related suspensions by the league. According to a report from the LA Times, Paulino, who is the only one currently
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Cleveland Indians: DH Edwin Encarnacion Rounding into Mid-Season Form

It has taken longer than expected, but the Cleveland Indians big-name splash in free agency, Edwin Encarnacion is beginning to round into mid-season form. Encarnacion, who signed a three-year $60 million deal with the defending American leaguer champions this winter, is currently batting .246 with 12 home runs, 26 RBI’s and 51 hits. While there were early-season concerns over his slow start, where at one point the 34-year-old former Toronto