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Cleveland Indians will play 6 games on national TV in 2017; team reveals game times, broadcast info

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The Indians' home opener, set for April 11, will begin at 4:10 p.m. The Indians will play on national TV on five occasions, in addition to Opening Day.
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Cleveland Indians announce Tribe Fest 2017 general admission tickets sold out, autograph session tickets remain

Cleveland.com (Joe Noga, cleveland.com) — Cleveland Indians Tribe Fest 2017 general admission tickets have sold out for the Jan. 28 event, but fans can still purchase autograph session passes.
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Cleveland Indians prospect Yandy Diaz has my attention: Terry Pluto (video)

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — Yandy Diaz has become a top prospect for the Cleveland Indians and could play an important role this season.
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Cleveland Cavaliers to-do list (and issues to fix?) before June: Sports Podcast

Cleveland.com (Doug Lesmerises, cleveland.com) — In the third episode of our new twice-weekly podcast, Doug and Zack talked with Chris Fedor and got into the problems with Baseball Hall of Fame voting.
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Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: 8 takeaways from the voting results

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — A trio of baseball icons will be inducted into the sport's Hall of Fame this summer. But what else did we learn from the voting results, revealed Wednesday evening?
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Let others vote for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens: DMan's Baseball Hall of Fame ballot (video)

Cleveland.com (Dennis Manoloff, The Plain Dealer) — The National Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2017 includes Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez.
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Cleveland Indians sign outfielder Brandon Guyer to two-year contract extension

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The last of the Indians' eight arbitration-eligible players has signed, and this one will be sticking around for a while. In 2016, Guyer batted .336 with a 1.021 OPS against left-handed pitching.
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Cleveland Indians' 2017 payroll becoming clearer after signing of Edwin Encarnacion, arbitration-eligible players

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The Indians' payroll will be higher in 2017, but by how much? Did Paul Dolan step into one of those cash tornado phone booth things? Or did he reach into his pocket and pull out a few quarters, a...
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Cleveland Indians season prep - smiles, healthy Michael Brantley, Paul Hoynes bobblehead: Bud vs. Doug

Cleveland.com (Doug Lesmerises, cleveland.com) — In Prepare for List Off, Bud and Doug offer advice to the American League champs with spring training fewer than four weeks away.
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Does former Indians slugger Manny Ramirez belong in Cooperstown? -- Bud vs. Doug

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, cleveland.com) — Cleveland.com sports columnists Bud Shaw and Doug Lesmerises tackle the topic of Manny Ramirez' Hall of Fame credentials as part of their video debate series Prepare for List Off.
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Familiar faces throughout: Cleveland Indians reveal organizational staff for 2017 season

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — There will be plenty of familiar faces returning to their roles throughout the Indians' organization in 2017.
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There's no acting needed to sell the Cavs-Warriors as a can't-wait-till-June rivalry -- Bud Shaw's Spinoffs

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, cleveland.com) — The Cleveland Cavaliers lost in a rout to the Golden State Warriors Monday. It was important for the Warriors to send a message. And now we wait (and hope) they meet again in June.
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Why I abstained on my Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Bill Livingston (photos)

Cleveland.com (Bill Livingston, The Plain Dealer) — Rewarding cheaters because they were the best of a tainted era? Cheating clean players, no matter how scarce they were. The steroid era is at present an unresolved mess.
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Indians Tribe Fest not the only fan fest scheduled; Akron, Lake County set Hot Stove events (photos)

Cleveland.com (Marc Bona, cleveland.com) — The Akron RubberDucks and the Lake County Captains have scheduled their Hot Stove events, off-season dinners and meet-and-greets with former Cleveland Indians.
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Cavs-Warriors, the Indians' World Series window and appreciating LeBron James: The Unnamed cleveland.com Sports Podcast (Ep. 2)

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — In the second episode of The Unnamed (for now) cleveland.com Sports Podcast, Doug Lesmerises and Zack Meisel debate whether it's worth the time commitment to pay attention to the Cavs'...
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Ryan Merritt sends thank-you notes to Cleveland Indians fans who cleaned out his wedding registry

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The outpouring of support for his postseason feat did not go unnoticed. Neither did the blenders, the hand towels or the cutlery.
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Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' Trevor Bauer, Yandy Diaz, starters -- Terry Pluto

Cleveland.com (Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer) — Cleveland Indians starter Trevor Bauer will soon turn 26. It's important to remember how other Tribe starters needed time to mature.
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Cleveland Indians sign 7 of 8 arbitration-eligible players; Brandon Guyer still unsigned

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The Indians have signed all but one of their arbitration-eligible players to a contract for the 2017 season. Brandon Guyer is the lone wolf remaining in the arbitration forest.
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Cleveland Indians attempting to settle on contract terms with all arbitration-eligible players; Cody Allen, Zach McAllister signed

Cleveland.com (Zack Meisel, cleveland.com) — The Indians squared away deals for Trevor Bauer and Dan Otero on Thursday night. They locked up Zach McAllister and Cody Allen on Friday morning.
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The most overated people and things in sports is an underrated topic: Bud vs. Doug

Cleveland.com (Bud Shaw, cleveland.com) — Cleveland.com sports columnists Doug Lesmerises and Bud Shaw debate the most overrated people or things in sports as part of the their video series, Prepare for List Off.
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Blog Articles

Brandon Guyer’s contract continues Cleveland Indians’ impressive streak of impressive moves

Lets Go Tribe! (Matt R. Lyons) — Signing Edwin Encarnacion to a massive contract was great, but this is the kind of deal that the Indians are great at making. Brandon Guyer was not a trade deadline deal that grabbed a lot of...
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Measuring the Cleveland Indians' window to win

Lets Go Tribe! (Merritt Rohlfing) — Signing Edwin, being AL champs -- the Indians are at their height. How long could that last? The Cleveland Indians find themselves in an enviable position. All of their drafted and traded-for...
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Cleveland Indians sign Brandon Guyer to two-year deal with 2019 option

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — I like it. The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a multi-year extension with outfielder Brandon Guyer that will keep the 30-year-old right-handed hitter under team control through...
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Erik Gonzalez is our No. 14 Cleveland Indians prospect. Who should be No. 15?

Lets Go Tribe! (Tyler Griffith) — Gonzalez has little left to prove in AAA yet nowhere to go in Cleveland. Erik Gonzalez found his way to Cleveland in 2016 and made his MLB debut on July 16 against the Minnesota Twins . He...
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Cleveland Indians announce 2017 player development staff

Lets Go Tribe! (westbrook) — Morning news and notes for Wednesday, January 18, 2017. There is some news regarding Indians legend Luke Carlin today, but first, we are going to talk about a free agent that the Indians did...
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Roy Halladay, dominating despite bad luck

Lets Go Tribe! (Merritt Rohlfing) — A future Hall of Famer once he's up for election, Roy Halladay suffered from terrible timing and conspiring outside forces As the baseball world natters on about the positives and negatives of...
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Let’s Talk Tribe Podcast Ep. 58: With special guest Joel Hammond

Lets Go Tribe! (Matt R. Lyons) — On this week's episode of Let's Talk Tribe, Jason and I are joined by Indians assistant director of communications, Joel Hammond! He gives us a lot of great insight into what goes into running the...
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Juan Hillman is our No. 13 prospect, who should be No. 14?

Lets Go Tribe! (Brian Hemminger) — The fourth southpaw pitcher already in our top 13 voting Entering 2016, Juan Hillman and Triston McKenzie were both top 10 pitching prospects in the Indians organization and many weren't sure...
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Cleveland Indians smart not to sign Jose Bautista

Lets Go Tribe! (Tyler Griffith) — Morning news and notes for Tuesday, January 17, 2017. By this time next month, the Cleveland Indians will have had their pitchers and catchers report and will be just two days away from their...
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Ryan Merritt is our No. 12 Cleveland Indians prospect. Who should be No. 13?

Lets Go Tribe! (Matt R. Lyons) — Yes, the guy who pitched the Indians into the World Series is still a rookie. Ryan Merritt has had a pretty great year. He made his major-league debut, he pitched well enough in the American...
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Report has the Blue Jays, not Indians, close to finalizing a deal with Jose Bautista

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Philipps) — Morning news and notes for Monday, January 16, 2017 Here’s to a great week! Tribe News Bradley Zimmer excited for chance to face off against his brother | MLB.com A video from the MLB...
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Rajai Davis recalls Game 7 home run, the Merritts send thank-you notes

Lets Go Tribe! (Ryan) — Morning news and notes for Sunday, January 15, 2017. Indians News Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' Trevor Bauer, Yandy Diaz, starters -- Terry Pluto | cleveland.com Although it...
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Cleveland Indians reportedly still in contact with Jose Bautista

Lets Go Tribe! (Matt R. Lyons) — The Indians probably aren’t going to sign him, but Chris Antonetti still has his number on his phone. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Cleveland Indians are still “staying in...
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The cruel nature of baseball awards

Lets Go Tribe! (Merritt Rohlfing) — The rules for winning a baseball award are harsh sometimes. Men like Tito Francona were robbed In 1959, Tito Francona, father of the current Cleveland Indians manager, led baseball in batting...
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Nolan Jones is our No. 11 Cleveland Indians prospect. Who should be No. 12?

Lets Go Tribe! (Brian Hemminger) — Another 2016 draft pick comes off the board. Can he reach his potential? Despite the field doubling in size to 10, no one was a match for third base prospect Nolan Jones, who had more than twice...
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Cleveland Indians avoid arbitration with five more players

Lets Go Tribe! (woodsmeister) — Morning News and Notes, January 14, 2017 And then there was Brandon Guyer. Guyer remains unsigned, the only one of eight arbitration-eligible players to not reach agreement with the team. Five...
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When will Miguel Cabrera stop crushing the Cleveland Indians?

Lets Go Tribe! (Merritt Rohlfing) — The Detroit Tigers star has always had incredible performances against Cleveland. Is it going to end any time soon? Since seemingly the dawn of the millennium, but really only the last...
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Rob Kaminsky is our No. 10 Cleveland Indians prospect. Who should be No. 11?

Lets Go Tribe! (Tyler Griffith) — After splitting time between organizations in 2015, the young southpaw made a solid jump to AA last season. In 2015, the Cleveland Indians were able to turn a struggling Brandon Moss into a...
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Indians begin making deals to avoid arbitration

Lets Go Tribe! (Matt R. Lyons) — Morning news and notes for Friday, January 13, 2017. The deadline for clubs to either sign arbitration-eligible players to a one-year deal or go to salary arbitration court is later today, and...
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Cleveland Indians and Trevor Bauer avoid arbitration with one-year deal

Lets Go Tribe! (Jason Lukehart) — One down, seven to go... The Cleveland Indians and starting pitcher Trevor Bauer have avoided an arbitration hearing by agreeing to terms on a one-year deal that will pay the right-hander...
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