"The Indians have a 14-2 record when relievers Joe Smith, Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez all appear in the same game."
Not exactly a surprise now, but it's good to see the numbers.
Manny Acta on the convenient timing of Shelley Duncan's paternity leave: "This gives us a day or two to think it through," said Acta of that pending roster move. "And we all know how quickly things can change in this game."
"On Friday the Indians and the city of Cleveland will celebrate Larry Doby breaking the color barrier in the American League by naming Eagle Avenue "Larry Doby Way." Eagle Avenue runs just outside Progressive Field."
Since the Tribe has a knuckleballer rising through through the system (Steven Wright), I thought this might interest some here. Also, check out the chart at the end: new market inefficiency to exploit?
Many Indians fans had targeted Carlos Lee as an available right-handed bat the Indians should pursue. Now the Tribe will have to look elsewhere. Who should the Indians target now?