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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 18, 2018

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Posts By Bob Toth

Shaw Sets Up Strong Returning Indians Bullpen

March 22, 2015 |

No pitcher in Major League Baseball made it into games more than Bryan Shaw did for the Cleveland Indians in 2014.

For the 27-year-old reliever, it was a glowing recommendation of his value to Terry Francona that the Indians skipper could rely on Shaw whenever he made the call. And for what it is worth, Shaw proved his importance time and time again in each of his two seasons as a component of the Indians’ strong bullpen corps.

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Today in Tribe History: March 22, 1972

March 22, 2015 |

The purchase of the Cleveland Indians by a group headed by attorney Nick Mileti is approved by the American League.

The Cleveland-born Mileti was a well-known figure already in the city, owning both the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers as … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 21, 1959

March 21, 2015 |

Cleveland and Detroit swap outfielders, as the Indians send future Hall of Famer Larry Doby to the Tigers for Tito Francona.

Doby was at the end of his career. He had spent just one year back in Cleveland after a … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 20, 1984

March 20, 2015 |

Stan Coveleski, who spent nine of his 14 Major League seasons with the Cleveland Indians, passes away in South Bend, Indiana. He was 94.

Coveleski was born in 1889 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, and made his Major League debut with the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 19, 1981

March 19, 2015 |

Remembered for his penchant for change and trades, former Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association general manager Frank “Trader” Lane passes away at the age of 85.

Lane was heavily involved in sports throughout his lifetime, beginning with some … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

March 18, 2015 |

Cleveland general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a deal offered by Boston that would have sent Indians pitcher Herb Score to the Red Sox for a million dollars.

The deal, thought to be the largest such offer to date in Major League … Read More

Murphy Remains an Option in the Indians’ Right Field Mix

March 17, 2015 |

When Indians outfielder David Murphy signed with Cleveland following the 2013 campaign to a two-year, $12 million contract, he knew he was signing up to be part of a platoon situation with the Tribe.

After several seasons as a regular left fielder for the Texas Rangers, it was a change for the veteran outfielder, but one he seemed willing to embrace for a team on the rise and coming off of a trip to the American League Wild Card game in 2013.

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Today in Tribe History: March 17, 1923

March 17, 2015 |

Future Cleveland Indians outfielder Pat Seerey is born in Wilburton, Oklahoma.

Seerey was thought to be a potential power hitting threat at the Major League level when he debuted with the Indians in 1943. Strikeouts would plague him, as he … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 16, 1907

March 16, 2015 |

Cleveland Naps manager Nap Lajoie rejects a proposed trade with the Detroit Tigers that would have sent Ty Cobb to Cleveland for Elmer Flick.

Cobb, a tumultuous individual, had gotten into a fight with a black groundskeeper and his wife … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 15, 1949

March 15, 2015 |

Jim Kern is born in Gladwin, Michigan.

Despite spending nearly his entire career in relief, Kern debuted with the Cleveland Indians in 1974 with a complete game 1-0 loss against the Baltimore Orioles on September 6th. He developed into a … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 14, 1921

March 14, 2015 |

Bill Kennedy is born in Carnesville, Georgia.

“Lefty” debuted in 1948 with the Indians after they selected him in the Rule V draft from the Boston Red Sox. He was delayed in starting his baseball career like so many of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 13, 1981

March 13, 2015 |

Current Indians utility player extraordinaire Mike Aviles is born in New York.

Aviles entered professional baseball when selected by the Kansas City Royals in the seventh round of the 2003 amateur draft. He debuted in the Majors with the club … Read More