Cleveland Indians Analysis

Grading The Deals: On The AL Trade Deadline

by John Watson

Aug 4, 2016 11:11 AM

On the moves by the Rangers, Astros, A's, Yankees and Indians at the deadline, headlined by Jonathan Lucroy. Read more »

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Texas Rangers, IQ

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Halfway To Home: Midseason Meanderings On AL Contenders

by John Watson

Jul 19, 2016 4:57 PM

With a few more teams being little more than a sweep of a fellow Wild Card wannabe away from a playoff spot, there's more intrigue in the standings in the AL (eight teams fighting for two spots!!!), even if it means less excitement in the form of bodies on the block before the trade deadline. Read more »

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays

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Ranking MLB's Best Hitter-Pitcher Combinations

by Andrew Perna

Mar 30, 2016 1:11 PM

It's difficult to win a World Series on the strength of just two stars, but having a superstar hitter and pitcher is as good a place as any to start building a contender. Read more »

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals

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Grading The Offseason: AL Central

by John Watson

On how the Tigers, White Sox, Indians and Twins tried to close the gap on the defending champion Royals in the offseason. Read more »
2015 Year-End MLB Team Portfolio Rankings

by Andrew Perna & John Watson

The MLB has an ever-changing landscape but this creation of a hierarchal ranking gives a look to how we would choose their collective situations at the end of 2015. Read more »
Cardinals End Season Atop OPSERA Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina go down, but the Cardinals remain the class of baseball. Can they make yet another extended playoff run? Read more »
Blue Jays Rocket Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Blue Jays have been red-hot since acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and David Price, moving into the top five for the first time all season. Read more »
NL Dominates OPSERA Rankings For August 18th

by Scott McCourtney

The National League reigns supreme this week with the Cardinals, Dodgers and Pirates sitting atop our rankings. Read more »
Q&A With Jon Hanford Of Topps BUNT

by Andrew Perna

If you collected baseball cards as a kid, you are familiar with the Topps brand. As you've grown up, so have cards. You can now collect digital versions of your favorite players without having to find space to store them. Read more »
Miguel Cabrera Has Tigers In Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

Miguel Cabrera has the Tigers on his back as they remain in the top five. Did you expect anything less? Read more »
Michael Wacha Has Cardinals Back In Top Spot

by Scott McCourtney

Michael Wacha is having the best season of his young career as the Cardinals move to the top of RealGM's OPSERA rankings this week. Read more »
Manfred Focused On Increasing Interest In Draft

by Andrew Perna

Major League Baseball wants to raise the profile of its annual amateur draft, but logistics may get in the way. Read more »
RealGM's Consensus 2015 MLB Mock Draft

by Andrew Perna

Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson seems like a good bet to be the first player taken on Monday night when the Arizona Diamondbacks pick. Read more »
Pirates Climb Alongside Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Thanks to a recent surge, the Pirates find themselves in the top-five along with the Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals and Nationals. Are they for real? Read more »
Nationals Finally Break Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Nationals have broken into the top five, while the Yankees (nine spots), Mets (six), Angels (seven) and Reds (five) took the biggest falls. Read more »
Kansas City Displaying Staying Power

by Scott McCourtney

The Royals have avoided a hangover following their surprise World Series appearance. They rank among baseball's best in both hitting and pitching. Read more »
Dodgers, Cardinals Remain Atop Rankings

by Scott McCourtney

With more than a month of games played we are starting to see some stability in the OPSERA rankings. The top five clubs have shuffled a bit, but remain constant. Read more »
Dodgers Grab First Place, Astros Sneak Into Top Five

by Scott McCourtney

The Dodgers, Cardinals, Royals, Astros and Yankees comprise the top five in this week's rankings. One of those teams is not like the other. Read more »
Cardinals Emerge As Baseball's Best

by Scott McCourtney

Injuries may soon become a problem, but the Cardinals have taken over the top spot thanks to the second-best record in baseball. Read more »
Tigers Top First OPSERA Rankings Of Season

by Scott McCourtney

The Tigers have the best record in baseball and sit atop our first OPSERA rankings of the 2015 season. The remainder of the top five includes a few surprises. Read more »

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