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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | January 27, 2022

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ICYMI at DTTWLN – November 2 to November 8

November 9, 2015 |

The first full week of the offseason is over. Just 15 weeks until players have all reported to Arizona and Florida and life becomes happier.

Meanwhile, the offseason drum beats on. Here’s what you may have missed last week… Read More

Is the Aviles Era Over in Cleveland?

November 4, 2015 | | One Comment

Every now and then, there are reminders in life that professional sports are just a game. They may be a source of entertainment for some and a source of employment for others, but in the end, there are things much more important.

Mike Aviles and the Cleveland Indians received that reminder this season as the Tribe’s super-utility man had his focus diverted throughout the season to the support of his four-year-old daughter Adriana and her battle with leukemia. Read More

The Curious Case of Francona Bunting

October 31, 2015 |

When a team is not playing up to expectations, even good managers will get their fair share of criticisms for the problems on the field.

While some problems worked themselves out over the course of the year – namely the bullpen and the defensive play behind them and the rest of the pitching staff – the offense was a mystery and a dilemma throughout the 161 games logged by the Cleveland Indians this season. Some blame fell on the lack of production from the players on the roster and some fell on that mystical “right-handed power bat” that fans have clamored for over the last decade. But in regards to things that manager Terry Francona was critiqued heavily about, the decision to bunt and bunt frequently was often lauded for both its use and effectiveness (or more so, its ineffectiveness). Read More

Tomlin Terrific But Tribe Offense Absent; Royals 2, Indians 0

September 16, 2015 |

When every game matters, a pitching performance like the one the Cleveland Indians got from Josh Tomlin on Tuesday night is one a team in a playoff hunt cannot afford to waste. But the Indians offense could not figure out … Read More

Tribe Uses Homers to Set Sale; Indians 3, White Sox 2

September 8, 2015 |

The Indians beat Chris Sale and the White Sox, 3-2, Monday afternoon as Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and the Tribe hit three solo homers.

Bauer got into trouble in the second inning, walking four – including three straight … Read More

Tribe Time Now 25: No More Mr. Nice Guy

August 7, 2015 |

Did The Tribe Win Last Night is honored to join the More Than a Fan Network in their Tribe Time Now podcasts this season. will be represented along with Everybody Hates Cleveland, Indians Baseball Insider, Burning River Baseball and … Read More

Series Preview #32: Kansas City Royals (59-38) at Cleveland Indians (45-52)

July 27, 2015 | | One Comment

If this is not rock bottom, it is scary to think what could lie ahead for the Cleveland Indians with 65 more games left on the docket for the 2015 season.

A month ago, it looked as though the Indians (45-52) had reached their lowest point when they went into Baltimore and were swept by the Orioles. At the time, the three game skid, capped by a pair of shutouts to conclude the series, pushed an extended run of bad play to seven losses in a nine-game span. They then spun a five-game winning streak on the road against Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh to gain four games on the division leader, but since have played inconsistent baseball to put it in an extremely family friendly context. Read More

Tribe Time Now 23: The Pre-Trade Deadline Episode

July 23, 2015 |

Did The Tribe Win Last Night is honored to join the More Than a Fan Network in their Tribe Time Now podcasts this season. will be represented along with Everybody Hates Cleveland, Indians Baseball Insider, Burning River Baseball and … Read More

Finding the Center of the Indians Defensive Struggles

July 6, 2015 |

The Indians wake up this morning at 38-43, nine games back of the Kansas City Royals and one of Major League Baseball’s most disappointing teams at the halfway mark of the season.

Despite winning five in a row, and making up four games in the standings in five days, the Tribe lost the last two games of their 10-game road trip in Pittsburgh and are still nine games back of first place. They’re just 4.5 games back of the last Wild Card spot, but five teams are between them and that spot, making the climb to the playoffs a very difficult one in the second half. Unfortunately, if you look down, Cleveland is just two games ahead of Oakland’s pace for the worst record in the American League.

Needless to say, this isn’t what the Indians expected when they were scoffing at Sports Illustrated jinxes in March.

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Tribe Completes Sweep in Extras; Indians 5, Rays 4

July 3, 2015 |

The Indians completed a four-game sweep of the Rays on Thursday afternoon with ha 5-4, 10-inning victory.

Mike Aviles hit a solo homer in the top of the 10th the proved to be the game-winner, after Corey Kluber turned in … Read More

Three-Run Third Inning Gives KC Win; Royals 4, Indians 2

June 4, 2015 |

The Indians and Corey Kluber fell victim to a stretch of five Kansas City batters who reached base in the third inning in a 4-2 loss on Wednesday. Despite the loss, the Indians have won 11 of 15; the teams … Read More

Series Preview #15: Texas Rangers (21-23) at Cleveland Indians (20-23)

May 25, 2015 |

With the way the Cleveland Indians played throughout the majority of the first two months of the year, the following statement seems almost improbable to utter.

The Indians have won six straight. I repeat…the Indians have won six straight.

Cleveland (20-23) may not be back in the fray in the American League Central, but it at least has pulled itself back up near the .500 mark, a promising sign as the month of May rapidly comes to its conclusion. Playing well against teams outside of the division, they will host the AL West’s Texas Rangers for three games beginning Monday afternoon. Read More