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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | November 25, 2017

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: November 17, 1977

November 17, 2017 |

Former Naps player and Indians manager and general manager Roger Peckinpaugh passes away in Cleveland at the age of 86. Read More

Kluber Selected as AL’s Cy Young Winner for Second Time in Four Years

November 16, 2017 |

For the second time in four seasons, Cleveland’s Corey Kluber has been selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as the American League’s Cy Young Award winner.

The second time might not have been quite as sweet for Kluber, but it came with far less drama than the first time that he won the award in a tight contest with Seattle’s Felix Hernandez in 2014, decided by ten points. Unfortunately for Kluber and his Tribe teammates, much like the season when the Cleveland ace won his first award, the Indians spent the bulk of October as spectators of baseball instead of playing for a championship. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 15, 1979

November 15, 2017 |

Ed Klieman, one of the members of the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 championship team, passes away at 61 in Homosassa, Florida. Read More

Francona Finishes Second to Molitor in Manager of the Year Voting

November 14, 2017 |

Terry Francona‘s pursuit of a third Manager of the Year Award as Cleveland Indians skipper was foiled on Tuesday as Minnesota’s Paul Molitor was named the American League’s winner of the award in the annual Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting.

Molitor received 18 of 30 first place votes, while Francona was second with 11. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 14, 1993

November 14, 2017 |

Francisco Lindor, the Cleveland Indians’ first round pick in the 2011 draft and now a two-time MLB All-Star and the face of the franchise, is born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Read More

Diaz to Work at First Base in Venezuelan Winter League

November 13, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians may very well be building a contingency plan in the event that the club is unable to re-sign Carlos Santana.

While the Indians have already picked up the option on outfielder Michael Brantley, who could potentially factor in the first base mix for 2018, the club is also working to make sure that it has as many internal candidates as possible to pick up time at “the other hot corner”.

According to a Sunday news release by Nelson Medina Arnías on LVBP.com, the online home of the Venezuelan Winter League (Liga Venezolana de Béisbol Profesional), Indians utility man Yandy Diaz will work at least one game a week at first base while playing for Leones del Caracas this fall and winter. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 13, 2008

November 13, 2017 |

Starting pitcher Cliff Lee takes home the American League Cy Young Award after his 22-3 season for the Indians during the regular season. Cleveland is now home to back-to-back Cy Young winners after ending a drought dating back to 1972 with CC Sabathia‘s win in 2007. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 12, 2014

November 12, 2017 |

Corey Kluber edges out Seattle’s Felix Hernandez and is named the American League Cy Young Award winner for the 2014 season. Read More

Indians Bringing Home the Hardware During Annual Awards

November 11, 2017 |

While the Indians did not get to play as deep into October as fans may have hoped, the efforts of the Cleveland players have been recognized numerous times during the annual November award season in Major League Baseball.

Friday marked just such a night as free agent Carlos Santana was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year among all Major League first basemen. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 11, 1962

November 11, 2017 |

Cory Snyder is born in Inglewood, California. Read More

Castro’s Impressive Season Ends with Knee Sprain in DWL

November 10, 2017 |

Minor league infield prospect Willi Castro put together a career year on the farm for the Cleveland Indians and headed to the Dominican Republic to participate in offseason activity in the Dominican Winter League. But after a hot start there, the 20-year-old shortstop has seen his last game action for 2017 as he has been shut down with a left knee injury sustained in the competitive offseason league.

Castro injured the knee on a slide in the third inning of a game against Los Gigantes de Cibao on October 24. He returned to Cleveland to be examined by a team doctor the following Monday, with an announcement by the club a week later confirming that he had sprained the MCL in his knee. Read More