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A Real-Life Test Of The Sports Fans' Eternal Debate

The sports fans’ eternal debate — unless you’re a fan of the New England Patriots, the New York Yankees, or some other team that seems to be good every year and win championships with machine-like regularity — goes something like this:  would you rather your team be really good, come close to winning it all, and fail by inches, or would you rather your team stinks up the joint, is totally uncompetitive, and never even comes within sniffing distance of a title?   293 more words


Carman And Lima: Did We Trust In Tito Too Much With Michael Brantley?

Yesterday we learned Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley underwent right ankle surgery to stabilize ligaments in his right ankle.

Brantley will return to full baseball activity in 4 to 5 months and Ken Carman & Anthony Lima want to know, was Terry Francona too loyal to Dr. 15 more words


Indians Not In Great Position To Exercise Brantley's Option

There are a few things to understand when talking about off-season moves in baseball, the first of which is: without a salary cap, it is hard to have a great idea of what a team’s budget is. 515 more words


'Help us find this hero:' Indians identify Tribe fan at Cubs game

CLEVELAND– Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear Indians caps, even in enemy territory.

In a sea of Cubs fans at the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, one man stood out. 146 more words


Indians All-Star OF Brantley undergoes right ankle surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) – Indians All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley had surgery to repair a right ankle injury that limited him in the playoffs.

Brantley had ligaments stabilized in his ankle, which he hurt while playing left field on Aug. 133 more words


Dennis Manoloff Believes Indians Should Pick Up Brantley's Option, Despite Injuries

Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to compliment Michael Brantley and explain why the Indians should pick up his expensive option, DeShone Kizer returning to the starting QB role, where he stands in the patience vs blow it up argument for the Browns, and more.