The Cleveland Indians have not committed to an official rebuild. But sending Francisco Lindor to the New York Mets and letting Carlos Santana walk in free agency shows 2021 may just be all about player development. There is still a shot the remaining stars in Shane Bieber and Jose Ramirez take their respective games to a new level and somehow lead this underpaid … [Read more...] about Where Will The Indians Finish In The 2021 AL Central Standings?
Some time has passed and Cleveland Indians fans should now be able to actually accept the fact both Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco are now members of the New York Mets. It is perfectly alright if you need more time to process that information. The trade was made and the Indians got four players in return. Two are very young prospects and two should be … [Read more...] about Grading The Cleveland Indians Francisco Lindor Trade
Cleveland Indians ownership has had a rocky relationship with fans ever since the Dolan family took control back in 2000. Jacobs Field is now Progressive Field, stars are routinely traded away, and 2021 has brought what may end up being an all-time low payroll. Fans are not exactly happy. The trade of Francisco Lindor may even be the final straw for … [Read more...] about Should Paul Dolan Sell The Cleveland Indians?
The Cleveland Indians trading away Francisco Lindor does not signal the beginning of a total rebuild. A rebuild would begin if several other starters were traded and young prospects began to get significant playing time. But it is fair to wonder if the strategy of trading Lindor does in fact mean the team wants to get a reset and rebuild, even if only for a year … [Read more...] about Is It Time For The Indians To Begin Rebuilding For The Future?
The Cleveland Indians are planning to trade a cornerstone piece of the franchise in Francisco Lindor this offseason. That likely has some fans up in arms and others feeling defeated over the market disparities in baseball. One thing it allows is to look ahead at other potential cornerstone pieces for the franchise. Those players who are crucial to the team's … [Read more...] about Top 3 Cornerstone Cleveland Indians Players Of The Future