Swisher faces pitching for first time since August
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Nick Swisher had not faced live pitching since last August until stepping to the plate for a live batting practice session Saturday morning. The veteran was welcomed back by hard-throwing Indians right-handers Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar.Upvote Share Tweet
Bauer taking nothing for granted as he refines repertoireMLB.com 22 hours agoTrevor Bauer is out of Minor League options and assured a spot in the Indians' Opening Day rotation, barring any unforeseen setbacks. In his first live BP workout, the right-hander worked on all of his pitches, including the two-seamer and splitter he r…Upvote Share Tweet
On Baseball: Pioneering G.M. Is Eager to Mold Another Winner in Atlantanytimes.com 23 hours agoJohn Hart, formerly a general manager with the Indians and the Rangers, is fired up about resuming his position in the front office and “restarting” the Braves.Upvote Share Tweet
Kipnis among candidates to be Tribe's No. 2 manMLB.com Feb 28 (yesterday)If Cleveland has Michael Bourn, Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley in the first three spots of the order, respectively, that will stack three lefty batters in a row. Indians manager Terry Francona is in the midst of considering the risk and reward of suc…Upvote Share Tweet
Overcoming elbow injuries, Floyd gets new start with IndiansMLB.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)For the second year in a row, Floyd is on the comeback trail, but he is doing so as the newest member of the Indians' rotation this time around.Upvote Share Tweet
Tribe to Murphy: Prepare as you normally doMLB.com Feb 24 (5 days ago)David Murphy might find himself on the Indians' Opening Day roster when everything is said and done, but the veteran outfielder's role has yet to be determined. Depending on the health of a few other players, Murphy could be the starting right fielder o…Upvote Share Tweet
Lindor outlasts competition in Tribe's endurance testMLB.com Feb 24 (5 days ago)Francisco Lindor pushed through the pain, sprinted hard and dove through the line of orange cones to an eruption of cheers from his Indians teammates on Tuesday morning. It was only a performance test, but the shortstop prospect wanted badly to be the l…Upvote Share Tweet
Bourn builds strength, speed with sprint legend BurrellMLB.com Feb 21To be the same type of baserunning threat he was a few years ago, Indians center fielder Michael Bourn endured a unique offseason of strength and speed training with a world class instructor.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 20Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer arrived at spring training with a couple goals in mind this year. First and most obvious, he's looking to prepare for a new season, which the Indians hope will include a run to the postseason. Aside from that thoug…Upvote Share Tweet
Francona: Rotation must be 'team strength' to contendMLB.com Feb 19The Indians have been gaining some national recognition of late as a possible sleeper team in the American League. One of the reasons prognosticators like the Tribe is the potential that exists within Cleveland's rotation.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 19Jason Kipnis had a nightmarish 2014 season due to injuries, but the Indians second baseman is determined to recapture his All-Star form of 2013.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 18With the first batch of pitchers and catchers officially reporting on Wednesday, we can officially declare that baseball is back. And now that we've declared baseball is back, it's time for players to officially declare their optimism for the upcoming s…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 18The AL Central figures to be one of the most interesting divisions in baseball for 2015: The Chicago White Sox made a number of top-flight additions this offseason, the Kansas City Royals are coming off a World Series trip, the Cleveland Indians are a p…Upvote Share TweetNot many active players can say they once suited up for the Montreal Expos. That short list includes left-hander Bruce Chen, who is trying to defy his age in order to win a job with the Indians and have a shot at winning a World Series.Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Feller Museum in Van Meter, Iowa, to Become City Hallnytimes.com Feb 16After Bob Feller, the Hall of Fame pitcher, died in 2010, the business model for his museum in Van Meter, Iowa, began to fail. It was sold to the city for a new city hall.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 15The Yankees will celebrate the career of baseball's winningest postseason pitcher, Andy Pettitte, by retiring his uniform number (46) and unveiling a plaque in Monument Park prior to an Aug. 23 game against the Indians at Yankee Stadium.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 13The Cleveland Indians have an idea that they hope will make attending weeknight games more appealing to their fans. For five home games – three in April and two in May – first pitch will be at 6:10 p.m., an hour earlier than usual for a week night. Here…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 11If there's a major story or scandal in the news, we can always count on at least one minor league baseball team turning it into a wacky promotion. The Akron Rubber Ducks — the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians — are the latest team to employ t…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 11The Indians added more depth to their infield on Wednesday, signing versatile utility man Michael Martinez to a Minor League contract. The deal includes an invitation to attend Spring Training with the Major League club.Upvote Share Tweet
Indians expecting Chisenhall to continue making strides at thirdMLB.com Feb 11In many ways, 2014 was a remarkable breakout season for third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall. But the Indians are looking for Chisenhall to smooth out his inconsistency at the plate and with the glove to put up an even better season this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Indians prospect Sheffield receives probationMLB.com Feb 6Indians pitching prospect Justus Sheffield has pleaded guilty to underage drinking and a reduced charge of aggravated criminal tresspass, according to multiple reports. The charges stemmed from an incident last month in Tullahoma, Tenn.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers must prepare to scratch, claw to top of divisionMLB.com Feb 6With the opening of spring camps less than two weeks away, the only thing that seems certain about the American League Central is that nothing is certain. Solid arguments can be made for four teams in the division: the Tigers, Royals, White Sox and Indi…Upvote Share Tweet
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