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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 18, 2019

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2014 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan.

Ryan appoints Hank Greenberg as the club’s general manager. Greenberg had worked in a variety of roles with the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1988

November 20, 2014 |

Cleveland Indians reliever Cody Allen is born in Orlando, Florida.

The Indians’ 23rd round pick in the 2011 amateur draft debuted just one year, one month, and five days after signing with the club after skyrocketing through the minor league … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2014 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League.

“The Earl of Snohomish” will spend parts of the next eleven … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 18, 1998

November 18, 2014 |

Cleveland and Pittsburgh pair up on a swap, as the Indians send young outfielder Brian Giles to the Pirates for reliever Ricardo Rincon.

Giles, who had spent parts of four seasons in the Tribe outfield, would explode onto the scene … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 17, 1977

November 17, 2014 |

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

Peckinpaugh played parts of his first three Major League seasons with the Naps in 1910 and again in 1912 and 1913. After his … Read More

Is Now the Time to Extend Cody Allen?

November 16, 2014 | | One Comment

Last offseason, the Cleveland Indians made it clear their intent to lock up the young talent on the team. The moves, which inked left fielder Michael Brantley, catcher Yan Gomes, and second baseman Jason Kipnis to contract extensions that bought out several years of salary arbitration, secured three pieces of the Tribe’s future at club-friendly rates.

So far this offseason, the primary talk has revolved around doing the same with 2014 American League Cy Young winner and sudden and surprising staff ace Corey Kluber. A subsequent scenario involving right-handed closer Cody Allen has also become a whisper in the snowy winter winds of parts of northeast Ohio.

Is now the right time to lock up Allen long-term?

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Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2014 |

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 for minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 15, 1979

November 15, 2014 |

Ed Klieman, one of the members of the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 championship team, passes away at 61.

“Specs” worked primarily in relief throughout his eight year Major League career, which included his first six seasons with the Indians from 1943 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 14, 1993

November 14, 2014 |

Francisco Lindor, the Cleveland Indians first round pick, eighth overall, of the 2011 draft is born in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

The Indians’ shortstop prospect has worked his way through the minor league system and looks to debut for his parent … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 13, 2007

November 13, 2014 |

Cleveland starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia is selected as the winner of the American League Cy Young Award, edging out Boston’s Josh Beckett. His 19-7 record, 3.21 ERA, and 309 strikeouts in 241 innings pitched in 34 starts were all among … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 12, 2013

November 12, 2014 |

In his first season at the helm of the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona is recognized by Major League Baseball as its American League Manager of the Year.

Francona is honored for the first time in his career with the award, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 11, 1962

November 11, 2014 |

Cory Snyder is born in Inglewood, California.

The Cleveland Indians first pick, fourth overall, in the 1984 draft came highly touted out of Brigham Young University. After a quick ascent through the minors solely as a third baseman and shortstop, Snyder … Read More