While the offseason has been historically slow and the winter has crawled along at an even slower pace, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night look ahead to the warmer days of the 2018 season by remembering Tribe players past and present.
Countdown to Opening Day – 4 days
There are high hopes for the current owner of the number four in Cleveland, second-year outfielder Bradley Zimmer.
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Countdown to Opening Day – 4
For the first time since 2011, the number four will be missing in action on the diamond when the Cleveland Indians open the season.
Over the last few years, it has found its way onto the backs of veteran players on the roster, including both Juan Uribe and Coco Crisp last season and Mike Aviles for each of the three seasons before them, but it has rarely been used in recent years by a player making significant impacts on the outcomes of games on a nightly basis.
Despite being a low number and typically a digit that would be more frequently used, the number four has gone through some droughts in Cleveland history.