Indians defense struggling in early season

CLEVELAND -- At the beginning of the season, most expected the Indians to have some struggles fielding with Carlos Santana moving to third base. Santana though has done better than expected but the problems have been elsewhere. Going into Thursday's game against the Royals, the Indians have the worst fielding percentage in the American League (.973) and are tied with Oakland...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Music: Santana ft. Miguel ‘Indy’

Carlos Santana is prepping for the release of his first-ever Spanish language album CORAZÓN, and with it’s May 6th release being right around the calendar he’s offering more incentives to make an album investment. The Sony-backed disc will have him linking with a number of big name collaborators, and today it’s his joint effort with Miguel that gets […]
Via Word On The Game
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana’s Groin

Panic! It is two weeks into the season and Carlos Santana is batting just .157 with no home runs and a single RBI. This is the premier power hitter for the Cleveland Indians and he isn’t hitting, so something must be wrong. There are plenty of excuses people have made for this, starting with Santana transitioning to third base and now adding in a groin injury that Santana said...
Via Burning River Baseball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians can't hold lead as Santana, top of order struggle

DETROIT -- For four and a half innings, things were going the Indians' way. They had a 3-1 lead over the Tigers, chased Justin Verlander and were getting a consistent outing from Danny Salazar. And then, as things have a tendency to do, Detroit took advantage of a couple Salazar mistakes and took control. The Tigers scored four runs in the fifth en route to a 7-5 victory and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Updates: Carlos Santana, Jason Giambi

The Cleveland Indians are sitting at .500 as they go in to today's afternoon affair in Detroit with hopes of sweeping the mini two-game set.  Tuesday's rainout shortened the series & gave the Indians an extra day of rest, which apparently, at least one Indians player needed.Carlos SantanaSantana has played in all 14 games so far this season but he raised some eyebrows...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana attributes slow start to moving around but remains upbeat

DETROIT -- Off to his worst April in his career, Indians third baseman Carlos Santana said before Wednesday's game against the Tigers that the shifting between third, designated hitter and catcher might be affecting his plate production a little bit. He then quickly also noted that it is still early in the season. "It has a little bit (moving around) but it's alright...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana – Your Starting Third Baseman

The Indians front office and coaching staff wanted this to work. It apparently has to their satisfaction. Carlos Santana, the Indians starting catcher the past three seasons has officially been named the team’s starting third baseman this afternoon. Manager Terry Francona, according to our friend it isn’t the situation you think it is. Francona said today that Santana is the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB preview: best players by position – AL Central

If not in 2014, the American League Central is bound to get exciting in short order. The Detroit Tigers have been to the ALCS in each of the last three seasons. The Cleveland Indians are looking to get back to the postseason after its first winning season since 2003. The Kansas City Royals hope to be playing meaningful games in October for the first time since 1985. 2013 was not...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Santana can hang at Third Base

Carlos Santana has become the Indians’ science experiment throughout the winter and into spring training. Once harped on for his defensive flaws behind the plate, now trying to play one of the more technical defensive positions on the baseball field. Santana has put in the sweat to become a serviceable big league third baseman. Most people would have chuckled at the thought of...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: 3 up and 3 down

Cleveland Indians: 3 up and 3 downThe Cleveland Indians won 21 games in September, were 92-70 overall, nearly captured the AL Central crown, but eventually lost the wild card game to end a sensational turnaround season. The Indians were powered by better-than-expected starting pitching and a prolific offense and were guided by their most important asset; manager Terry Francona. The...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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