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2017 Schedule
15-15
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13hJayson Stark

Why the Indians won't win the World Series

The World Series runner-up Indians won't end their 69-year title drought because their 2016 workload is too likely to take its toll on the 2017 team.

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16h

Inside Heat: Hamilton On Team Chemistry, Brantley

Buster Olney talks to Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton about his funny interaction with Brody Chernoff, the chemistry on the club, Michael Brantley's health & more.

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17h

BBTN: Cards' Plans For Molina, Cubs' Kasper, Indians' Hamilton

Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about Jose Canseco joining the A's broadcast booth, the Cardinals' plans with Yadier Molina and more. Plus, some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs from broadcaster Len Kasper and a check-in on the Indians from PxP voice Tom Hamilton.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

In a move that wasn't surprising, the Indians sent top prospect Bradley Zimmer back to minor league camp. While he had a good camp with a .358 average and three HRs, he also struck out 13 times in 53 ABs, his problem last year in Triple-A. More time there is needed and if Tyler Naquin struggles again defensively in CF, the Indians hope Zimmer will be ready.

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2d

GM's kid blurts out Lindor deal info on radio

Kids say the darndest things -- and on Sunday, the 6-year-old son of Indians GM Mike Chernoff may have inadvertently shared the proposed length of All-Star Francisco Lindor's contract extension.

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2d

OF Jackson makes Indians' Opening Day roster

Outfielder Austin Jackson was informed Sunday that he has made the Opening Day roster for the Cleveland Indians, giving the AL champions some outfield depth.

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Kurkjian predicting a World Series rematch (1:28)
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4dScott Spratt

Forecasting MLB's best, worst fielders

Tyler Naquin was among the stingiest in extra bases allowed last season, but questions about his range project him to be among the worst in Defensive Runs Saved.

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Kurkjian's MLB Elite Eight (2:18)
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4d

Report: Ramirez, Indians nearing extension

The Cleveland Indians are set to reward utility man Jose Ramirez with a four-year contract extension that would guarantee him upward of $30 million, according to a Yahoo Sports report.

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4d

Chisenhall leaves game after hitting wall

Cleveland Indians outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall left Friday's spring training game with an apparent injury after hitting the right-field wall in an attempt to track down a long fly ball.

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Who is baseball's best young shortstop? (0:37)
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6d

BBTN: Napoli On Return To Texas, Time In Cleveland

Buster Olney talks to Rangers DH Mike Napoli about returning to the Rangers, Adrian Beltre's importance to the club, his fond memories of the Indians' World Series run & more.

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Jose Ramirez a potential fantasy triple threat (0:54)
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7d

Castrovince: Brantley impressive in debut

Indians insider Anthony Castrovince joined Rizz and Hammer to recap Michael Brantley's impressive debut in Goodyear and give an injury update on Jason Kipnis.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7775th
Batting Average.2626th
On Base Percentage.3298th
Slugging Percentage.4309th
Earned Run Average3.847th
Quality Starts8110th
WHIP1.246th
BAA.2435th

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