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The 2014 season was hardly what Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco would have expected.
For six years, the Indians have been waiting for positive results from one of the pieces acquired in the 2009 trade with Philadelphia that dealt the reigning Cy Young award winning pitcher, left-hander Cliff Lee, to the Phillies for four players.
A half dozen years later, Carrasco is the last piece remaining in the Cleveland organization.
Future Cleveland Indians player and manager George Strickland is born on this date in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Strickland spent parts of ten seasons in the Major Leagues, debuting with Pittsburgh in 1950. The middle infielder came to Cleveland in an …
Gaylord Perry, the Cleveland Indians’ first Cy Young Award winning pitcher, is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Perry will be joined in induction by a fellow 300-game winner, Ferguson Jenkins, and a member of the 3,000-hit club, …
A pair of ex-Indians players, second baseman Roberto Alomar and pitcher Bert Blyleven, are announced as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees.
Alomar achieves the honor in just his second year of eligibility. He was a 12-time All-Star and ten-time …
This week, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America will announce this year’s class of inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
As has been the case for the last several years, the ballots will be largely devoid of any former Cleveland Indians players.
Future Indians manager Ossie Vitt is born in San Francisco, California.
Vitt played ten seasons in the Majors with the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox. After several seasons playing in the minors, he became a manager, eventually getting an …
Legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck passes away at the age of 71 after a bout with cancer.
Veeck changed the baseball landscape for good with his unique approach and unconventional ideas that helped to elicit social change across the country.