Archive | June 2014

Indians Playoff Chances Rest Firmly On Rotation’s Shoulders

Originally posted to WahoosOnFirst.com

This isn’t meant to throw cold water on the Indians’ current winning streak. Quite the contrary. There are many reasons to be excited about the Indians play of late (and really, duh, six game winning streak, of course fans should be excited). The lineup has come alive, the bullpen is taking form, and even the defense has been better of late.

In all these facets, the Indians look at the very least like a bonafide Wild Card contender, if not a worthy challenger to Detroit for the AL Central crown. They’ve clawed their way back to .500, which in a muddled American League puts them right in the thick of things. Read More…