Welcome to that annoying Friday after a holiday where everyone has to come back to work for one day before the weekend. Also, Happy New Year! There's hardly anything happening around baseball, but here's a quick peak at some MLB tidbits:
Indians news & notes
Tribe should contend in 2015 on strength of rotation | Indians.com - Bastian attempts to answer ten questions about the Indians as they head into the 2015 season. Despite a stronger division, he thinks the rotation might be strong enough to lead us into contention.
Everything is awesome: 2014 year in review | Indians Baseball Insider - Using the themesong from the Lego movie as a template, IBI looks back on the most awesome things that happened in Tribe baseball in 2014.
2015: A year for Tribe patience | Did The Tribe Win Last Night? - Laurel Wilder's New Year's resolution is to have patience with the Tribe during the 2015 season. Patience with the defense, patience withe the wait for Francisco Lindor, and a handful of other things.
IPL's top ten moments from 2015 | It's Pronounced 'Lajaway' - Pretty much exactly what the headline says here.
Tidbits from around MLB
- Sports On Earth ponders whether hometown discounts are a thing of the past in MLB
- SOE also presents a list of affirmations for 2015 for fans of each team. Here's what they have to say about the Tribe:
Indians: Don't miss a Corey Kluber start. He's not just a great pitcher. He's a guy who arrived and worked relentlessly to get better and better. Now he's on the short list of the best pitchers on the planet.