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Cleveland Indians must find way to build on pitching staff with at least average offense -- Terry Pluto

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — After the All-Star break, the Tribe ranked No. 2 in pitching but No. 11 in runs scored in the American League. They were 38-30.
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Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber named American League Pitcher of the Month

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Corey Kluber earned the distinction of American League Pitcher of the Month for September. Will a Cy Young Award follow?
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Terry Pluto talks FCC lifting the NFL blackout rule, Dion Waiters, Tribe, Browns and more -- Podcast

Cleveland.com (Colin Toke, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — // // Terry Pluto Podcast, September 30,...
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MLB rundown: Wild Card playoff preview, latest buzz and headlines

Cleveland.com (Scott Branson | National Desk) — A look at MLB's two Wild Card playoff matchups and other postseason stories from around baseball.
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Despite the rotation's late-summer surge, the Cleveland Indians contend they need more starting pitching

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Certainly, there is no guarantee that such progress will carry over after a few calendar page-flips. Because of that, the Indians will approach the offseason with cautious optimism.
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Manager Terry Francona, GM Chris Antonetti examine the Cleveland Indians' season, look ahead

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — "If you would have told me at the start of the year some of the things that transpired would have happened, I'm not sure I would've been optimistic that we would've won 75 games, let alone 85...
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Cleveland Indians need some O -- not Omar, offense: Bill Livingston

Cleveland.com (Bill Livingston, The Plain Dealer) — Is the failure of the Indians to capture the city's heart despite their gritty overachieving leads related to the dominance of pitching and the Indians' woeful offense?
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Michael Brantley selected as Cleveland Indians' nominee for Hank Aaron Award

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Brantley became the first player in franchise history to register 200 hits, 40 doubles, 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases in a single season.
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Cleveland Indians 2014 season nuggets: DMan's Report

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — The Indians are 177-147 in two seasons under manager Terry Francona.
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10 takeaways from the Cleveland Indians' season: Zack Meisel's musings

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — In the end, the Tribe finished 85-77, slightly better than average, but not good enough to make October meaningful in Cleveland.
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Cleveland Indians' focus quickly shifts to 2015, as the team aims to fare better after up-and-down season

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — "Just like any team that's not going to be playing from here on out, we want more and we're going to be working toward what we can do to be playing in October."
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Cleveland Indians 2014 MLB season came up short, but don't expect major changes

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — The Indians fell just short of the playoffs, but a major roster shakeup isn't expected this off-season.
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Cleveland Indians season ends, but Terry Francona says, "It's hard to turn the engine off."

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The indians season ended Sunday with a 7-2 victory over Tampa Bay, but the Indians fell short of reaching the postseason for a second straight year.
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Cleveland Indians 2014 statistical leaders

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — Reliever Bryan Shaw led the Indians -- and the majors -- with 80 appearances.
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Cleveland Indians close season with a victory: DMan's Report, Game 162, Sunday

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — The Indians won the last seven games started by lefty T.J. House.
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Cleveland Indians bring down curtain on 2014 with 7-2 win over Tampa Bay

Cleveland.com (Paul Hoynes, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — The Indians ended the season on a winning note with a 7-2 victory over Tampa Bay. It's the first time since 2000 and 2001 that they have put together consecutive winning seasons.
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Jason Giambi's future and a youthful lineup in Game 162: Cleveland Indians quick hits

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Jason Giambi has yet to give his future much thought. Will he transition into a coaching role? Will he attempt to extend his big league career to a 21st season?
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Live updates and chat with Zack Meisel: Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Rays, Game 162

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Get scoring updates and analysis as the Indians take on the Rays at Progressive Field and chat with cleveland.com's Zack Meisel in the comments section.
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Starting lineups for Sunday's Cleveland Indians -- Tampa Bay Rays game

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — Here are the lineups and the pitching matchup for the season finale.
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Terry Francona on the Cleveland Indians' season: 'It's hard to stay disappointed very long'

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, Northeast Ohio Media Group) — They fell short of their primary aim, and there is no sugarcoating that or diminishing its significance. The Indians will need plenty to go their way over the winter and next summer to finish next...
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Blog Articles

AL Wild Card Game: Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland A's

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Who do you like? 2014 American League Wild Card Game Oakland Athletics @ Kansas City Royals Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 8:07 ET TV: TBS In a battle of small market teams that aren't...
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Jason Giambi isn't sure he's ready to retire yet

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Whether he likes it or not, there's a good chance Jason Giambi's time as a Major League Baseball player is over. "I've been playing this game since I was five years old. That's your whole...
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Putting Corey Kluber's season in historical perspective

Lets Go Tribe! (August Fagerstrom) — The Klubot just had one of the best seasons ever by an Indians pitcher. Who else is high on that list? When an Indians regular season comes to a close without a playoff birth, one is left with...
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Recapping the 2014 Indians is a popular thing this week

Lets Go Tribe! (Jay) — Summarizing the summaries, rooting for the rooters, visiting old friends and pondering new directions. Perusing the various Indians outlets and blogs the day after the season ended, I can't...
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Baseball America prospect rankings include Bobby Bradley and Justus Sheffield

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Bobby Bradley, Justus Sheffield, and Yu-Cheng Chang all get a lot of love... Baseball America is maybe the best-known prospect evaluation organization in the world, with a well deserved...
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The final Indians Player of the Week honor goes to...

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — For the last time in 2014, one player is chosen as better than the rest for the week. It's time for our weekly look at the  Indians ' top players of the last seven days, in which one man is...
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Indians finish 2014 season on a high note

Lets Go Tribe! (Phil Kehres) — Breakout years from Michael Brantley and Corey Kluber contributed to 85 wins and a hell of a fun season. Well, it's all over. And what a long, strange trip it's been. Somehow, despite missing...
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Indians offense wakes up, powers Tribe to one last win in 2014.

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Another season in the books... Game 162: Indians 7, Rays 2 Box Score Tribe improves to 85-77 Of course we all wanted this season to include another trip to the postseason, but that...
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1954 Cleveland Indians take on New York Giants in World Series

Lets Go Tribe! (talonk) — After clinching their second American League pennant in six years, the Tribe went into the World Series as heavy favorites over the New York Giants. After setting the American League record...
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Cleveland Indians Sunday News and Notes: September 28, 2014

Lets Go Tribe! (Ryan) — Today is the last day you'll see baseball in Cleveland this year. Last Night's Game Saturday Recap: Michael Brantley notches hit #200 but Indians lose to Tampa Bay 2-0 - Let's Go Tribe ...
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Saturday Recap: Michael Brantley notches hit #200 but Indians lose to Tampa Bay 2-0

Lets Go Tribe! (Ryan) — The Indians get another great outing from Carlos Carrasco, but can't get score any runs. Game 161: Rays 2, Indians 0 Box Score Tribe falls to 84-77 Even though the Indians were...
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The Indians aren't going to the playoffs because they couldn't beat the Tigers

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — There are a lot of reasons the Indians aren't going to the playoffs. One was their inability to keep the Tigers from scoring a million runs against them. The Indians have been officially...
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Indians eliminated from postseason contention as Kluber has record-setting day

Lets Go Tribe! (woodsmeister) — Corey Kluber pitched a masterpiece and helped the Indians pitching staff set a major league record for team strikeouts, but it wasn't enough as Oakland pulled out a victory to eliminate the Tribe....
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Thursday recap: Kluber dominates and Ramirez provides all the offense

Lets Go Tribe! (USSChoo) — Corey Kluber, Jose Ramirez and Cody Allen beat Tampa Bay 1-0. Everyone else just enjoyed the view. Game 160: Indians 1, Rays 0 Box Score Tribe improves to 84-76 At the time of writing...
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Indians set MLB record for most strikeouts in a season

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — 1,429 strikeouts (and counting)... Some of them weren't even by Corey Kluber. In the 8th inning of Friday night's game, the Indians set a new MLB record for most strikeouts in a season by a...
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Series preview: Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians

Lets Go Tribe! (talonk) — The Indians conclude the 2014 season with a visit from the Tampa Bay Rays. The Tribe look to achieve some closure on the 2014 season as the Rays visit Progressive Field for three games. ...
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What's left to watch for in the final weekend of the year for the Indians?

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — The Indians are 99% sure not to make the playoffs, but there are other things to keep an eye on this weekend. I don't advise holding out any hope for the Indians to make the playoffs, but they...
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Friday News & Notes: Still not dead (plus more on Klubot)

Lets Go Tribe! (Phil Kehres) — OMG, DID ANYONE HEAR ABOUT DEREK JETER'S LAST GAME AT YANKEE STADIUM?! Thanks to a  walk off win by the Rangers , theTribe's playoff hopes are still alive. IT COULD STILL HAPPEN GUYS. IT...
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2014 Tribe Minors in Review: Mahoning Valley Scrappers (SSA)

Lets Go Tribe! (Ryan) — A statistical look at how the organization's New York-Penn League club fared. Previous entries: AZL Indians *  DSL Indians The New York-Penn League is a level that usually consists of...
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The New York Yankees have officially been eliminated from playoff contention

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — Government officials around the country advise employers to expect workers to be absent and to show up tomorrow smelling of cigars and top shelf booze, possibly still wearing yesterday's clothes. ...
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