2006 – With their season heading quickly in the wrong direction, the Cleveland Indians send closer Bob Wickman to the Atlanta Braves for catching prospect Max Ramirez. The move was the first of several as the Indians unloaded prior to the non-waivers trade deadline. Just one season after flirting with the postseason, the Indians are a disappointing 42-52 and 21 games out of first...
On Friday, former Indians closer Bob Wickman celebrated his 46th birthday, which saw his age finally surpass his career-high saves total of 45 with Cleveland in 2005. When Wickman hung up the cleats for good following the 2007 season split with the Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks, he was the Indians all-time leader in career saves with 139. He had taken ownership of the title...
The Cleveland Indians head to Safeco Field for the first game of the American League Division Series against the MLB leader in wins, the Seattle Mariners. Proving that the regular season means nothing in the playoffs, Bartolo Colon and Bob Wickman combine on a 5-0 six-hit shutout against the M’s, who won 116 games during the season. Colon allowed all six of the hits in addition...
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