Cleveland Indians

1st AL Central | 91-67
  • Batting Avg
    .262 AVG
  • Runs
    761 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.87 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    185 HR
  • Rainout allows Tigers to alter pitching plans for weekend
    The Charlotte Observer

    Rainout allows Tigers to alter pitching plans for weekend

    The Detroit Tigers could end up with a wacky travel schedule next week — if they're able to keep their season going. Thursday's game between the Tigers and Cleveland Indians was postponed because of bad weather, a move that could force the teams to squeeze in a makeup game Monday if it needs to be played because of postseason implications. The wild card-contending Tigers and AL Central champion Indians played a rain-shortened game Wednesday night, which Detroit won 6-3 in five innings. The series finale Thursday never began. With the regular season scheduled to end Sunday — and little room for extra games before the postseason — the Tigers and Indians waited through a delay of 4 hours, 13 minutes

  • Scouting in Venezuela: “Someone is going to get killed. It’s just a matter of time”
    HardballTalk

    Scouting in Venezuela: “Someone is going to get killed. It’s just a matter of time”

    Ben Badler of Baseball America has a story about how major league scouts who cover Venezuela are unhappy with the rules imposed upon them by the league. Rules, they say, which unreasonably prohibit them from scouting Venezuelan players in centralized, team-controlled locations or, alternatively, flying them to team facilities in the Dominican Republic or elsewhere. The result: international scouts are forced to travel all over Venezuela to evaluate prospect. And, given how destabilized and dangerous Venezuela has become, they believe their safety is at risk: “MLB’s rules that limit our ability to travel a Venezuelan guy to the Dominican Republic, that limit our ability to get them in a complex

  • Pros Update: Stewart Named Player of the Year
    utsports.com

    Pros Update: Stewart Named Player of the Year

    Sept. 29, 2016 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- With the minor league season of 2016 now complete, Tennessee Baseball witnessed 19 former players make appearances in professional baseball this year. Last week, VFL Christin Stewart was named the Detroit Tigers' Minor League Player of the Year. Stewart, a first-round selection by Detroit in 2015, combined for 30 home runs and 87 RBI over the two stops with Class A-Advanced Lakeland and Double A Erie. On the Major League circuit, VFL Zack Godley has pitched 8.2 innings over his last four appearances with Arizona while allowing two runs. During that span, Godley has struck out 11 batters while walking only two. R.A. Dickey -- SP, Toronto Blue Jays Season: 10-15,