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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 10, 1950

November 10, 2017 |

The Indians announce the firing of popular manager Lou Boudreau and name his successor, long-time Major League catcher and successful minor league manager, Al Lopez. Read More

Indians Swept in Gold Glove Award Voting

November 9, 2017 |

Despite having four finalists in the hunt, the Cleveland Indians were denied a winner in the annual Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Tuesday night.

Four of the American League’s 27 nominees for the 2017 awards came from the Indians roster, but as has been the case for much of the last decade, the Tribe did not have a player selected as the best at his position.

Yan Gomes (catcher), Francisco Lindor (shortstop), Jose Ramirez (third base), and Carlos Santana (first base) each were part of the final three nominees this season at their respective positions. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 9, 1970

November 9, 2017 |

Pitcher and Cleveland Indians’ 1997 World Series standout Chad Ogea is born in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 8, 1987

November 8, 2017 |

Relief pitcher Bryan Shaw is born in Livermore, California. Read More

Hot Stove Heating Up as Indians Make Minor Roster Moves

November 7, 2017 |

The offseason begins with a lot of minor moves for teams that oftentimes get lost in the shuffle of an otherwise busy fall and winter break from playing.

The Cleveland Indians completed some of their mandatory moves on Monday, adding several players to the 40-man roster, opening another spot by declining an option, and extending one very important qualifying offer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 7, 1990

November 7, 2017 |

Cleveland Indians catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. is announced as the unanimous winner of the American League Rookie of the Year Award. Read More

Three Former Indians Among Ten Men on 2018 Modern Baseball Era Ballot

November 6, 2017 |

Three former Cleveland Indians pitchers have been selected as part of the ten-man Modern Baseball Era ballot, the National Baseball Hall of Fame announced on Monday.

Tommy John, Jack Morris, and Luis Tiant all spent time in an Indians uniform during their lengthy professional careers and are among nine former players and one longtime executive included in the Modern Baseball Era ballot this season. While each of the players failed to make it into the Hall of Fame through selection by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America following their playing careers, they will all get a second chance at a place among the baseball immortals when the Modern Baseball Era Committee’s 16-member panel casts its votes on December 10 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida.

Also up for review are players Steve Garvey, Don Mattingly, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons, and Alan Trammell, as well as the late Marvin Miller, head of the Major League Baseball Players Association for 17 years from 1966 to 1982. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 6, 1887

November 6, 2017 |

Future Cleveland Indians manager and Washington Senators Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson is born in Kansas. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 5, 1922

November 5, 2017 |

Cleveland Indians pitcher Jim Bagby is acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates through a waiver claim. Read More

Baseball Season May Be Over, but Offseason Prep Work Just Beginning

November 4, 2017 |

While the 2017 Major League Baseball season just came to a close with the Houston Astros’ Game 7 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series on Wednesday night, teams and players are already hard at work preparing for the 2018 season.

For fans who have not gotten their fill of baseball for the season, there is plenty of action of all varieties still going on around the globe. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 4, 1968

November 4, 2017 |

Cleveland Indians fan favorite infielder Carlos Baerga is born. Read More

Indians Begin Offseason Work, Pick Up Options on Brantley and Tomlin

November 3, 2017 |

With some big questions looming over the Indians roster for the 2018 season, two of those were answered on Friday as Cleveland announced that team options on outfielder Michael Brantley and starting pitcher Josh Tomlin were picked up, giving the two long-time Tribe veterans at least one more season in town.

The decision on Tomlin’s option was much easier to make than Brantley’s, but both players were retained as Tomlin provided another consistent season for the Indians while Brantley lost a half season while dealing with significant injuries for a second straight year. Read More