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IBI Scoreboard for April 15, 2014
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November 24, 2013   (10 comments)
IBI Power Poll: Who will be the Indians next closer?
The Cleveland Indians have many questions heading into the 2014 season, but have begun to answer those questions with the signing of David Murphy for the outfield. With their major hole apparently filled, the Indians will likely move to the bullpen to help fill the holes created by Chris Perez leaving, and Vinnie Pestano struggling. Join Jim Pete with this week's power, wondering who the next closer will be.
 
November 24, 2013   (31 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Roster review, Murphy thoughts & Smith bolts
The Indians made several additions to the 40-man roster earlier in the week, and the IBI's Tony Lastoria reviews the decisions. He also touches on the David Murphy signing, looks at the possibility that one of Drew Stubbs or Michael Bourn is dealt, offers up some quick thoughts on the departure of Joe Smith to the Angels, and more!
 
November 24, 2013   (13 comments)
MLB News and Rumors: Indians lose Smith to the Angels
More and more news continues to break with each passing day of the MLB offseason. In this MLB News and Notes segment, the IBI's Andy Nichols will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Today's piece focuses on Joe Smith moving on, the Yankees landing a power bat, and St. Louis finding their shortstop.
 
November 23, 2013   (2 comments)
Around The Farm:  November 23, 2013
Carlos Moncrief continues to find some consistency this off-season by increasing his hit streak to three on Saturday. Meanwhile, Erik Gonzalez had a rare 0-for-3 performance as he snapped his own hit streak. Ryan Battaglia hit a double and reached base three times over in Australia making it eight of his last ten games where he's recorded a hit. Join the IBI's Jake Dungan for all the highlights as he takes a trip around the farm.
 
November 23, 2013   (2 comments)
Tribe Madness: League Park Region Round 2 results
The IBI Tribe Madness tournament pitting the 128 greatest Indians players of all time against one another in an NCAA basketball-like tournament continues with the results from the matchups in round two of the League Park Region. With four matchups involving eight players, four will move into the Region Semi-finals and four will go home. Some of the remaining names in this region include Tribe favorites such as Jim Thome, Travis Hafner, Andre Thornton, Napolean Lajoie and others.
 
November 23, 2013   (0 comments)
IBI Digest: 11/17/13 - 11/23/13
The IBI Digest catches you up on anything you might have missed over the past week at Indians Baseball Insider and also notes some of the more popular columns posted at the major news sites and blogs.
 
November 23, 2013   (5 comments)
The Ultimate Indians Draft: Rounds 40-31
The Ultimate Indians Draft continues on with the best picks of all time for the Indians in rounds 40 to 31. This is a series of articles here at the IBI where draft guru Jeff Ellis is going through all of the Indians June drafts in their history and determining the best picks round by round. This is an interesting overview of their June draft history, and in some ways, a trip down memory lane of some draft successes (and failures).
 
November 23, 2013   (13 comments)
MLB News and Rumors: Cardinals trade Freese
The offseason is in full swing with many moves happening everyday. In this MLB News and Notes segment, the IBI's Andy Nichols will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Today's piece focuses on the Cardinals acquiring defensive help in return for David Freese, and the Mets landing a new outfielder.
 
November 23, 2013   (5 comments)
Around The Farm:  November 22, 2013
The Indians have had several good showings so far in winter ball, and on Friday that was no exception. Jose Ramirez is starting to heat up and Erik Gonzalez continues to rake in the Dominican, Carlos Moncrief and Brett Brach are starting to put things together in Puerto Rico, and Ryan Battaglia has had a nice showing in Australia so far.
 
November 22, 2013   (1 comments)
Tribe Madness: Stadium Region Round 2 results
The IBI Tribe Madness tournament pitting the 128 greatest Indians players of all time against one another in an NCAA basketball-like tournament continues with the results from the matchups in round two of the Stadium Region. With four matchups involving eight players, four will move into the Region Semi-finals and four will go home. Some of the remaining names in this region include Tribe favorites such as Charles Nagy, Mel Harder, Joe Carter, Luis Tiant and others.
 
November 22, 2013   (9 comments)
Weighing the pros and cons of the David Murphy signing
David Murphy’s signing was some of the biggest news so far during the baseball offseason. The question is was this a good move for the Indians and what does it mean for the Indians plans this offseason. The IBI's Jeff Ellis offers up his thoughts with all of the pros and cons to his signing, and weighs in on whether or not it was a good deal for the Indians.
 
November 22, 2013   (5 comments)
MLB News and Rumors: Baseball loses a leader
A lot has been happening this week around MLB, and the IBI's Andy Nichols continues to give updates on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Today's piece focuses on the loss of Michael Weiner, Vargas to Kansas City, and Cleveland adding to the bullpen depth.
 
November 22, 2013   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: November 21, 2013
Things were a quieter than usual on Thursday in winter ball as only one Indians player was in action. With the lack of Indians activity, the IBI's Tony Lastoria took the opportunity to catch up on some old friends who are playing winter ball to see how they are doing. Do you remember guys like Hector Rondon and Jon Meloan?
 
November 21, 2013   (18 comments)
Trend Spotting: The value of David Murphy and closing doors
A guy like Murphy won’t exactly knock your socks off. He is what many would deem to be league average but for the Indians he offers legitimate value. The IBI's Michael Hattery takes a deeper look into the signing and makes his case how it is a good investment for the Tribe with how he can impact both the lineup and defense for a relatively small amount of money.
 

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