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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 5, 2020

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A Forgotten and Improbable Tribe Comeback

May 7, 2020 |

When thinking of incredible, insurmountable comebacks in the history of Major League Baseball, many fans (and especially Tribe fans) will look to August 5 of 2001, when the 61-48 Indians rallied back from two separate twelve-run deficits to shock the 80-30 Seattle Mariners with a stunning 15-14 extra inning walk-off win at Jacobs Field.

The unbelievable end results were heightened by the fact that both teams were very much in the playoff race and were destined to meet again in October, when the Mariners knocked off the Indians in five games in the American League Division Series after winning a Major League record 116 games (a record which still stands today).

Prior to that Herculean effort against the Mariners, the Indians’ largest home comeback at their gem at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario came on May 7, 1999, when the team used an 18-run barrage over its final three innings at the plate to stun the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 20-11. They accomplished it without Hall of Famer Jim Thome in the lineup, nor Hall worthy (in some eyes) Omar Vizquel, who was out of the lineup nursing a sore quad that had pestered him since mid-April. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 24

March 2, 2020 |

Baseball takes little time off in between seasons, so neither can we. Follow along at Did the Tribe Win Last Night as we count down to March 26, when the Cleveland Indians host the Detroit Tigers for game one of the 2020 season. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 24 days

Domingo Santana will look to do something that his predecessor in the number 24, Carlos Gonzalez, was unable to do during a short stint in Cleveland a year ago – contribute consistently to the team’s success. Read More

Former Indians Cliff Lee, Jason Giambi Among First-Year Hall Candidates

November 19, 2019 |

A former Cy Young Award winner for the Tribe is among the first-year candidates on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is probably the closest thing there is to a lock for induction among first-year candidates, but after that, the field gets far murkier. Other first-year candidates on the ballot are Bobby Abreu, Josh Beckett, Heath Bell, Eric Chavez, Adam Dunn, Chone Figgins, Rafael Furcal, Jason Giambi, Raul Ibanez, Paul Konerko, Cliff Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Penny, J.J. Putz, Brian Roberts, Alfonso Soriano and Jose Valverde. Former Indians Jake Westbrook, Travis Hafner and Derek Lowe dropped off the ballot after making their first appearances last year. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 25, 1997

October 25, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians stave off elimination with three early runs in a 4-1 victory over the Florida Marlins in Game 6 of the 1997 World Series at Pro Player Stadium in Miami. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 22, 1997

October 22, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians knot up the World Series at two wins a piece with a strong 10-3 victory over the Florida Marlins. It marked the second straight game that the Indians scored in double digits, following a 14-11 loss in … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 18, 1997

October 18, 2019 |

The World Series begins from Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida, where the National League champion Florida Marlins host the Cleveland Indians and defeat them by a 7-4 final. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 16, 1995

July 16, 2019 |

WOW! Manny Ramirez’s majestic blast off of Oakland’s star closer Dennis Eckersley deep into the bleachers in left field sends the Indians home with a come-from-behind victory and a sweep over the A’s, 5-4. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 4, 1994

April 4, 2019 |

It was a special day in the city of Cleveland as the Indians and the Seattle Mariners opened up the brand new Jacobs Field in front of a packed house of 41,459 spectators. Fans who attended the historic event were treated to a classic season opener, as the Indians edged the Mariners, 4-3, with an eleventh inning walk-off. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 24

March 4, 2019 |

Major League Baseball is now less than a month away from the start of the 2019 season, its earliest start ever (excluding international openers). All 30 teams will take the field on March 28 this year. Follow along with Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down the days until Opening Day 2019. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 24 days

Outfielder Matt Joyce is at Tribe camp this spring with the tough task of filling the very big shoes of the last player to wear the number 24 for the Indians, 6’7” reliever Andrew Miller.

Joyce is off to an inauspicious start of his own, going 0-for-12 to start the spring slate with four strikeouts, one walk, and one run batted in over five games. At Goodyear on a non-roster invitation from his minor league deal signed during the second week of February, Joyce has a chance to fill one of the Indians’ outfield voids, but he will have to show a whole lot more at the plate in order to do so. The 34-year-old is an eleven-year veteran and a former 2011 All-Star for the Tampa Bay Rays who had spent the last two years in Oakland with the A’s. He hit a career-high 25 homers in 2017 there before he was limited to 83 games while hitting .208 a season ago. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 25, 1997

October 25, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians stave off elimination with three early runs in a 4-1 victory over the Florida Marlins in Game 6 of the 1997 World Series at Pro Player Stadium in Miami. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 22, 1997

October 22, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians knot up the World Series at two wins a piece with a strong 10-3 victory over the Florida Marlins. It marked the second straight game that the Indians scored in double digits, following a 14-11 loss in Game 3 of the series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 18, 1997

October 18, 2018 |

The World Series begins from Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida, where the National League champion Florida Marlins host the Cleveland Indians and defeat them by a 7-4 final. Read More