Indians spring training central: The latest stories from Goodyear, Arizona

Saturday March 30, 2013

5:36 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker 2013 Indians positional breakdown

1:41 pm Indians manager Terry Francona announces Opening Day Starting Line-Up for Tuesday night in Toronto. Opening Day lineup: Bourn CF, Cabrera SS, Kipnis 2B, Swisher 1B, Brantley LF, Santana C, Reynolds DH, Chisenhall 3BStubbs RF Masterson SP

1:30 pm Today's Stating Line-Up vs. Cincinnati Bourn CF Cabrera SS Kipnis 2B Swisher 1B Brantley LF Santana CA Reynolds DH Chisenhall 3B Stubbs RF Myers P

Friday March 29, 2013

12:34 pm Nick Hamilton overcomes obstacles.

12:30 pm Indians starting lineup vs. Royals Bourn DH, Brantley LF, Kipnis 2B, Chisenhall 3B, Aviles SS, Stubbs RF, Marson C, Carson CF Aguilar 1B and Jimenez SP.

Thursday March 28, 2013

7:50 pm Indians lose 6-4 to Padres

6:15 pm 92.3 'The Fan' Indians Beat Reporter Matt Loede. Notes on Kipnis & Santana

1:16 am ABJ's Sheldon Ocker Francona gives clues about Indians' lineup

Wednesday March 27, 2013

10:25 pm Jordan Bastain. Brantley becoming a leader

10:22 pm WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Ten Random thoughts on this years Tribe

6:19 pm Indians Season preview by Tom Withers of the Associated Press.

6:12 pm According to WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Indians send rule 5 pick Chris McGuiness back to the Texas Rangers

1:20 pm Indians new Viral Video "Say Hi to Terri"

12:25 pm Today's Tribe 9: Bourn CF, Stubbs RF, Kipnis 2B, Swisher 1B, Brantley LF, Reynolds DH, Chisenhall 3B, Aviles SS, Marson C. SP: Dice-K.

Monday March 25, 2013

1:42 am ABJ's Sheldon Ocker: Lonnie Chisenhall doesn't have to fight for a spot on the roster   http       

Sunday March 24, 2013

10:00 pm Indians release Dice-K: Released from minor league deal after four no-decisions.

9:55 pm Tribe falls to the Cubs 4-3

1:30 pm According to WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Manager Terry Francona says CLoser Chris Perez will be ready for Opening Day barring any setbacks.

1:05 pm Indians lineup vs. the Cubs Bourn CF, Aviles SS, Kipnis 2B, Swisher 1B, Brantley LF, Santana C, Reynolds DH, Chisenhall 3B & Stubbs RF Jimenez SP

1:00 pm According to WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Indians Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera scratched from  today game with a back strain suffered in batting practice

Saturday March 23, 2013

9:00 pm Indians beat the Mariners 10-5

1:45 pm Starting Lineup vs. Seattle Carrera 7 Aviles 5 Phelps 3 Giambi DH Carson 9 Marson 2 Francisco Lindor 6 Jose Ramirez 4 Tyler Naquin 8 Kazmir P

Friday March 22, 2013

6:55 pm 92.3 "The Fan" Indians Beat Reporter Matt Loede's Spring Training Notes for 3-22-13

6:22 pm According to WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Jason Kipnis out of the lineup again tonight with an elbow injury.

6:20 pm Starting Lineup vs. Arizona: Bourn CF Cabrera SS Brantley LF Swisher 1B Santana CA Reynolds DH Chisenhall 3B Aviles 2B Stubbs RF Masterson SP

Thursday March 21, 2013

8:43 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker. Matt Capps still could leave but might be staying:

6:36 pm Indians option Bauer, 3 other to Triple A Columbus

12:14 am ABJ's Sheldon Ocker. Francona considering expanding bullpen:

Wednesday March 20, 2013

1:45pm Today's lineup @ Angels: Bourn CF, Cabrera SS, Phelps 2B, Swisher DH, Brantley LF, Reynolds 1B, Chisenhall 3B, Stubbs RF, Jeroloman C, Bauer P

Monday March 18, 2013

7:00 pm Indians win, close in on 5th starter

Sunday March 17, 2013

11:22 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker. Drew Stubbs thinks he can help Indians steal 200 bases this season

11:14 pm Terry Francona postgame following 7-7 tie vs. Cincinnati

8:45 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker Masterson anything but Masterful

2:45 pm Starting Lineup vs. Reds Bourn CF Stubbs RF Brantley LF Phelps 3B Carson DH McGuiness 1B Diaz SS Hernandez 2B Jeroloman CA Masterson P

Saturday March 16, 2013

5:52 pm Starting lineup tonight vs. San Francisco Kipnis 2B Cabrera SS Chisenhall 3B Reynolds 1B Giambi DH Raburn LF Carson CF Marson C Carrera RF Carrasco P

1:42 am Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Offseason acquisitions Mike McDade, Chris McGuiness help to fill voids in Cleveland Indians farm system  

Friday March 15, 2013

5:54 pm Is Lonnie Chisenhall destined for a breakout season

11:51 am Craig Gifford Did Tribe Win: Indians Hoping Spring Success Equals Regular Season Wins..

11:42 am Today's lineup at MIL: Bourn CF, Stubbs RF, Brantley LF, Swisher 1B, Reynolds DH, Phelps 2B, Raburn 3B, Gomes CA, Diaz SS, Myers P

11:00 am The Indians today optioned INF MIKE McDADE to AAA Columbus and re-assigned INF NATE SPEARS. Spring Roster is at 49 players

1:00 am Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Scott Kazmir apparent leader in battle for last spot in rotation for Cleveland Indians

12:56 am AL Central Notes: Gomez, Chapman, Choate, Indians

Thursday March 14, 2013

7:00 pm Tribe falls to the Royals 5-3

11:42 am Starting Lineup vs. Royals Carrera RF Cabrera SS Kipnis 2B Swisher 1B Giambi DH Raburn LF Chisenhall 3B Santos C Hunter CF McAllister SP

11:38 am Indians 1st Basemen Nick Swisher Says " The Key To Spring Training Is Health 

Wednesday March 13, 2013

11:30 pm Indians beat the White Sox 5-2

11:26 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker Yan Gomes working to be a catcher for the Cleveland Indians

6:07 pm Indians version of the Harlem Shake

1:25 pm Today's starting line vs. the White Sox BOURN 8, CABRERA 6, KIPNIS 4, SWISHER 3, BRANTLEY 7, REYNOLDS DH, CHISENHALL 5, GOMES 2, STUBBS 9, JIMENEZ

Monday March 11, 2013

9:43 pm  Getting to know your 2013 Indians: Zach McAllister

8:00 pm Kazmir leads Tribe to a scoreless tie with Angels

Sunday March 10, 2013

5:08 pm Francona names Zack McAllister the #4 Starter.

12:27 pm Indians starting lineup vs. Rangers Brantley DH, Stubs RF, Gomes C, Phelps 2B, Francisco LF, Raburn 3B, Carrera CF, McDade 1B, Hernandez SS. SP: Myers.

12:09 am Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Cheat sheet for Indians' roster puzzle

12:06 am Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Zach McAllister having quiet spring with spot in Cleveland Indians' rotation set

Saturday March 9, 2013

11:00 pm Getting to know your Cleveland Indians Justin Masterson

12:27 pm Indians lineup today: Bourn CF, Kipnis 2B, Giambi DH, Swisher 1B, Chisenhall 1B, Marson C, Carrera RF, Diaz SS Hunter LF and Huff P

Friday March 8, 2013

6:24 pm Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Changing teams nothing new for Cleveland Indians reliever Matt Albers

5:00 pm Indians/Royals Cactus League Game cancelled, Game won't be made up

12:30 pm Indians starting lineup vs. Kansas City RF Stubbs, 3B Raburn, DH Francisco, C Gomes, 2B Phelps, 1B McDade, CF Carson, LF Fedroff, SS Hernandez, P Kluber.

Thursday March 7, 2013

11:50 pm Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Indians notebook: Ubaldo Jimenez produces best outing of spring:

6:34 pm Tribe beats the Giants 6-4

1:45 pm Today's lineup vs SF: Bourn-CF, Kipnis-2B, Chisenhall-3B, Swisher-1B, Giambi-DH, McGuiness-RF, Raburn-LF, Marson-C, Diaz-SS, Jimenez-P

Wednesday March 6, 2013

11:10 pm According to Tom Withers of the Associated Press. RHP Frank Herrmann (right elbow ligament sprain) will visit Dr. David Altchek next week in New York

11:07 pm Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ Giambi appears to be the favorite to eanr a spot on the Indians roster

11:05 pm Justin Masterson talking to WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino following his outing against the Dodgers

11:03 pm Indians veterans ready to lead.

10:57 PM Sheldon Ocker of the ABJ. Scott Kazmir impresses while getting work in during simulated game

1:45 pm Lineup vs LAD: Stubbs-CF, Kipnis-2B, Reynolds-1B, Gomes-C, Giambi-DH, Francisco-LF, Carson-RF, Chisenhall-3B, Rohlinger-SS, Masterson-P

1:42 pm According to WTAM's Nick Camino Terry Francona admitted the Indians "love" 1B/DH Jason Giambi but he's not ready to announce if he'll be on the bench.or not come April 2

1:32 pm According to WTAM's Nick Camino LHP Scott Kazmir looking sharp in Minor League B game. He's thrown 3 scoreless innings, has 5 Ks. Sitting between 89 - 93 MPH.

1:15 pm Terry Francona's new way of riding into work                

Tuesday March 5, 2013

9:30 pm Getting to know your 2013 Indians: Trevor Bauer

8:00 pm Indians down Giants 4-3

Monday March 4, 2013

8:20 pm Getting to know your 2013 Indians: Scott Barnes

8:00 pm Indians beat Cubs 13-5 in Cactus League

12:13 pm Carlos Carrasco, Zack McAllister and Trevor Bauer all expected to pitch 3 innings today against the Cubs

12:07 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Reliever Joe Smith will pitch for the 1st time this spring on Tuesday.

12:06 pm From WTAM

1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Terry Francona on if big league spring training game can help Lindor's development: "It can't hurt!"

12:05 pm Indians lineup today: Stubbs CF, Kipnis 2B, Chisenhall 3B, Swisher DH, Reynolds 1B, Carson RF, Hermida LF, Santos C and Lindor SS

12:38 am ABJ Indians beat writer Sheldon Ocker LaPorta recovering from hip surgery, focusing on future with Indians

Sunday March 3, 2013

11:24pm Scott Kamir looking for redemption with Indians.

11:21 pm ABJ Indians beat writer Sheldon OckerGiambi destine dto make Indians roster.

10:20 pm Getting to know Drew Stubbs               

10:00 pm AL Central Notes

8:45 pm ABJ Sheldon Ocker Indians/Dodgers recap

6:00 pm Tribe falls to the Dodgers 5-1

1:45 pm Today's lineup at LA Dodgers: Bourn CF, Carrera RF, Giambi DH, Gomes CA, McDade 1B, Phelps 2B, Diaz SS, Fedroff LF, Hernandez 3B, Kluber P

Saturday March 2, 2013

6:00 pm Forgoing WBC difficult decision for Chris Perez

5:55 pm - Pestano heads to WBC missing a friend

5:17 pm From MLB's John Heyman. Mike Hargrove would like to Manage again

5:13 pm ABJ Indians Beat Writer Sheldon Ocker .Indians hope for Spike in attendance.

3:24 pm Terry Francona Press Conference

2:25 pm Today's lineup vs SD in Goodyear: Stubbs RF Cabrera SS Kipnis 2B Swisher 1B Santana CA Giambi DH Chisenhall 3B Raburn LF Carrera CF Jimenez SP

11:30 am Indians manager Terry Francona on Chris Perez: "When he's ready to pitch, he's ready to artificial deadline."

10:50 am Chris Perez this morning to WTAM Indians beat reporter Nick Camino "goal is to be back Opening Day in Toronto, but if they have to push it back they will. There is no reason to push it," Chris Perez said of injury. "No doubt it is early. If he's not ready by April 2, not the end of the world.

12:30 am ABJ Indians Beat Writer Sheldon Ocker. Journeyman outfielder Matt Carson hits third spring home run

Friday March 1, 2013

11:54 pm WTAM 1100's Nick Camino Masterson struggles in Indians win.

7:22 pm Indians improve to 6-3 in Cactus League. Tribe beats White Sox     

6:52 pm Terry Francona on Pitcher Scott Kazmir     

3:54 pm Chris Perez out of World Baseball Classic with shoulder injury     

Thursday February 28, 2013

11:21 pm Elyria Chronicle Indians beat reporter Chris Assenheimer Indians notes 2-28-13

11:16 pm Elyria Chronicle Indians beat reporter Chris Assenheimer updates on Indians players leaving for World Baseball Classic.

6:14 pm Are the Indians still in on Starting Pitcher Kyle Lohse

6:04 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker Asdrubal Cabrera remains a key component

6:01 pm Indians notebook for February 28th     

5:58 pm Indians/Rangers game recap

5:40 pm Indians Manager to WTAM Indians Beat Reporter Nick Camino on 10-0 loss to Rangers "It's just one of those days you're glad it's spring training."

Wednesday February 27, 2013

7:55 pm Elyria Chronicle Indians Beat Reporter Chris Assenheimer's Indians/Mariners game report

6:25 pm False alarm delays Indians/Mariners game

5:54 pm Indians lose 2nd straight Cactus League game 5-1 to the Mariners

5:37 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Indians cactus league game vs. Mariners delayed because of a fire alarm at Goodyear Ballpark. The delay was around 5 minutes.

Tuesday February 26, 2013

8:00pm   Indians drop first spring game to Royals

4:11 pm   Yahoo Sports looks at the Indians hot start.

4:09 pm     Brantley could miss up to 10 days according to the Plain Dealer.                                

4:07 pm    Former Indian Johhny Damon wants another shot.

3:11 pm   Terry Francona informed RHP Justin Masterson in the dugout today that he will be the club's Opening Day starter in Toronto on April 2nd. It will be Justin's second career Opening Day start after last season.

Monday February 25, 2013

9:47 pm  Bike tour has tickets for sold-out Cleveland Indians home opener via

8:00 pm Indians roll again, Brantley injured

10:00 am Indians opening day tickets vs the Yankees sell out in 6 minutes.

Sunday February

24, 2013   

7:17 pm Chris Assenheimer has more on Ryan Rayburn hot spring start.

7:11 pm  Kenny Lofton talks to Paul Hoynes about how cheaters effected his hall of fame chances.

6:58 pm has more on Brett Meyers return to a starting spot.

6:47 pm Ken Rosenthal has Choo's thank you to Cleveland story.

6:44 pm Indians beat Brewers and Reds in Cactus league


Saturday February 23, 2013

10:43 pm Terry Francona postgame and more from WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino

10:15 pm The Latest on Free Agent Pitcher Kyle Lohse     

8:00 pm Elyria Chronicle Indians beat reporter Chris Assenheimer's Game Report on Indians 13-10 win over Reds

7:00 pm Indians improve to 2-0 in Cactus League Play

6:37 pm Indians beat the Reds 13-10.

6:10 pm Indians unveil new "Tribetown" campaign

5:55 pm Barry Bloom: New look Tribe a reminder of 90's teams

5:17 pm From Elyria Chronicle Indians beat reporter Chris Assenheimer Jason Giambi after coming out of his 1st game he's played this spring "I made it, man. My body's still together.

1:20 pm Indians starting lineup vs. Reds: Bourn CF, Cabrera SS, Kipnis 2B, Giambi DH, Reynolds 1B, Brantley LF, Stubbs RF, Chisenhall 3B, Marson C, Myers SP.

Friday February 22, 2013

10:51 pm ABJ Indians beat reporter Sheldon Ocker. Terry Francona says lineup isn't set yet.

6:45 pm WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino's Pictures of Indians Spring Training opener vs. Cincinnati

6:40 pm Indians win Cactus League Opener 11-10 over the Cincinnati Reds

6:20 pm Elyria Chronicle Indians beat reporter Chris Assenheimer's Indians Spring Training Opener Game Notes.

6:15 PM Francona's energy reflects through the clubhouse

5:11 pm Indians introduce "TribeTown" campain. Check out the video with Manager Terry Francona     

Thursday February 21, 2013

10:12 pm Look for Carlos Santana to move down in the order. has more.

6:40 pm WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Indians get set for Cactus League opener

6:37 PM ABJ Shelon Ocker Terry Francona not worried about what Chris Perez says

5:15 pm Paul Hoynes of Plain Dealer. Chisenhall has clear path to start at Third Base.

5:10 pm ABJ Shelon Ocker Veteran acquisitions will take pressure off Carlos Santana

4:00 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. The Indians Starting lineup for tomorrow's cactus league opener vs. Cincinnati. 1. Michael Bourn CF 2. Asdrubal Cabrera SS 3. Jason Kipnis 2B 4. Nick Swisher 1B 5. Michael Brantley LF 6. Carlos Santana C 7. Mark Reynolds DH 8. Lonnie Chisenhall 3B 9. Drew Stubbs RF. Giovanni Soto SP.

Wednesday February 20,2013

4:49 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Giovanni Soto will start Friday's Cactus League opener against the Reds. Brett Myers will start Saturday.

4:40 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Francona's thoughts on 3B Lonnie Chisenhall: "Quick bat." Also said he can "handle anybody's fastball."

4:33 pm   Swisher turns a rainy day upside down

3:30 pm talks about what the Indians will have to do to be successful 2013.

3:19 pm sizes up the Indians in 2013

3:11 pm has the latest on the Indians Bullpen. Ynegy i

3:07 pm Indians to induct Baerga and Hart to Hall of Fame. sizes up the Indians in 2013


Tuesday  February 19, 2013

8:52 pm the ABJ's Sheldon Ocker breaks down the story of pitcher Trevor Bauer's warm-up routine.

8:49 pm  What to watch and position battles at spring training by the News-Herald's Jim Ingraham.

3:42 pm write about a balanced order for the Indians.

3:38 pm Francona looks back on Jordan as a baseball player from


Sunday February 17, 2013

11:10 pm ABJ Sheldon Ocker Carlos Santana expected to spend less time at first

11:07 PM - ABJ Sheldon Ocker Swisher not kept in dark about Bourn signing

6:50 pm In a interview with WTAM Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Indians manager Terry Francona said having Brantley/Bourn/Stubbs in the OF is "nothing but a plus."

11:00 am - According

to Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Nick Swisher is back at Indians Spring Training camp after attending the funeral for his mother in Columbus.

2:00 am ABJ Sheldon Ocker: Indians' offseason spending leads to optimism, ticket sales: 

Saturday February 16, 2013

6:50 pm ABJ's Sheldon Ocker Francona not married to pitch counts.

4:05 pm Jason Giambi getting in final swings with Indians

12:41 pm What's new with the Tribe. http:// /blog/ whats-new-in-2013-the-bench-37223

1:22 am ABJ Sheldon Ocker Indians notebook: Additions of Michael Bourn and Drew Stubbs provide burst of speed: http 

Friday February 15, 2013

6:43 pm Pictures of the 1st full squad practice courtesy of WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino

6:05 pm Indians enjoying offseason buzz

4:48 pm Nick Swisher leaves Indians spring training following mother's death. Expected back Saturday night.         

1:45 pm From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino Michael Bourn officially an Indian. Worked out with team this morning. 

1:42 pm The Indians made the signing of Michael Bourn official this morning ..

1:37 pm Sarbaugh Finally Makes it to the Big Leagues In 25th Season with Tribe ...

1:22 am Five Quick Thoughts From WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino

Thursday February 14, 2013

10:14 pm The Plain Dealers Jamie Turner on Jason Giambi's rave review from Manager Terry Francona   

6:20 pm According to WTAM Indians beat reporter Nick Camino. Indians press conference to introduce Outfielder Michael Bourn will be at 3PM Cleveland time on Friday.

6:12 pm former Indian RP Rafael Perez has new home.

6:10 pm Giovanni Soto has a chance to make the Indians bullpen http://

4:00 pm WTAM 1100 Indians beat reporter Nick Camino writes about Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer rap

3:00 pm Indians are giving Outfielder Michael Bourn his physical today. Press conference expected tomorrow.

Wednesday February 13, 2013

8:55 pm The News Herald's Jim Ingraham figures out how the Indians found some money.

7:01 pm The Detroit Free Press wonders if the Indians can make a run at the Tigers?

6:55 pm Indians moves surprise Fox Sports                          McManamon

6:45 pm CBS Sports Jon Heyman says the Indians are big winners in the off season.

6:43 pm Indians play by play man talks tribe with Sports Director Andy Baskin and Jeff Phelps on 92.3 the Fan.

6:27 pm's Shelton Ocker breaks down the Indians rotation.

6:22 pm MLB.COM talks about the good vibrations coming from Goodyear.

6:10 pm ESPN's Jerry Crasnik talks about Nick Swisher's inpact

5:30 pm Indians sign former Red Sox Dice-K.

5:20 pm Blog:Why the Indians might be fun.

5:18 pm Indians ink Bourn. http ://

5:16 pm More on the Bourn deal.

5:14 pm Indians sign Giambi

5:10 pm Indians announce 2013 giveaways.

4:30 pm Tribe lands Aviles.

4:20 pm has the latest on what do and where to go in Goodyear, AZ.

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