Cleveland Baseball Team News
Rosario thought Tribe was his ‘best match’ | MLB
The newest Cleveland Rosario seems happy to be in town, and I’ll just be happy to see another outfielder hit.
Why a Shane Bieber contract extension with Indians makes sense for both sides | The Athletic ($$$)
Over at The Athletic, Zack Meisel lays out how a Shane Bieber contract extension could work out for everyone.
Bradley Zimmer’s lost season and 4 other things about the Cleveland Indians from spring training | Cleveland
Notes from spring training courtesy of Cleveland.com.
Around the league
- A new stat from Pitcher List that measures a player’s ideal contact rate using Baseball Savant data.
- How would a different playoff format affect World Series odds, and more importantly, the value of a win?
- Kris Bryant was nearly traded to the Mets this offseason.
- The Rock recorded a touching message for Cleveland sportswriter and cancer survivor Matt Loede.
I can’t begin to thank @TheRock for taking even a few moments of his busy schedule to send me this amazing video - talk about an incredible human being & someone who pays it forward! Thx you @LindseyBaseball for the gift of a lifetime! pic.twitter.com/WBiVPekldi— Matt Loede (@MattLoede) February 26, 2021