Tuesday Mar 11
Call to the Pen
Cleveland Indians: 2014 season preview
The Cleveland Indians may have been the most surprising playoff team in 2013. After getting out to hot starts in 2011 and 2012, the Indians fell apart down the stretch.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Let's Go Tribe
Indians Sunday Game Thread: Josh Tomlin to start; Lonnie Chisenhall at 3B
The Indians host the Brewers this afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark, with first pitch scheduled for 4:05 ET .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Marla Ridenour: Indians' Axford has designs on Hollywood
In his offseasons as a minor-league pitcher, John Axford stood in Walmart and Best Buy at Christmastime and sold cellphones for $8 an hour.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Kevin Mattison turns heads in Brewers' camp with facial hair
A 28-year-old outfielder whom the Brewers selected from the Miami Marlins in the minor-league portion of the Rule 5 draft last December, Mattison has replaced John Axford as the Brewers' resident mustache aficionado in the clubhouse.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Most Despised Milwaukee Brewers of All Time, Gagne Region Round Two
The first round is complete in the Gagne Region of the Most Despised Milwaukee Brewers bracket, and there were two upsets of note.
Milwaukee Brewers: 3 up and 3 down
The Milwaukee Brewers are coming off a serious down season in which they went 74-88.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
John Axford won an award for his mustache, but can he help the...
At Joe's Bar in downtown Chicago stood John Axford, draped in a maroon suit jacket and gold tuxedo, his long, brown locks tucked beneath a shimmering crown.
Indians pitcher 18-for-18 on Oscars picks
John Axford was signed by Terry Francona 's Cleveland Indians this offseason for $4.5 million with the hope that he might become the Tribe's closer.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
An arduous path back to Brewers for Francisco Rodriguez
All the pitching-related stuff will seem like child's play this spring for Francisco Rodriguez compared to the challenge he faced getting out of his hometown of Caracas, Venezuela and reporting to Maryvale for his third stint with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Indians notebook: Zach McAllister leads pitching staff in shutout of Reds
GOODYEAR, ARIZ.: Led by a strong start by young right-hander Zach McAllister, seven Indians pitchers combined to hold the Cincinnati Reds to three hits in a 4-0 shutout victory Friday afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark.
Let's Go Tribe
John Axford can bring stability to the Indians bullpen in 2014
The Indians signed John Axford to give the bullpen a sense of dependability that was lacking for much of last season.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Top Brewers prospect Mitch Haniger not afraid to work
Mitch Haniger is one of the Milwaukee Brewers' top minor-league prospects, but he certainly doesn't carry any sense of entitlement.
The Plain Dealer
Whenever Terry Francona calls, Cody Allen is ready in Cleveland Indians bullpen
In manager Terry Francona's world, relievers have to stay on the alert. Unless you're a closer, he might use you at anytime in any situation.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Reviewing the Brew
2014 Milwaukee Brewers Facial Hair Check-up
Let me preface this by saying that I do not count 5 o'clock shadows, chin scruff, or beards that are trimmed to have clean and clear lines.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
MLB's 10 Best Under-the-Radar Offseason Signings
Whether it is using the "Moneyball" theory, waiting in the weeds for a player to fall or even spending tons of cash to fill out your roster, signing free agents can be tough.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Miami Herald
Jim Henderson getting comfortable with Brewers' closing role
The Milwaukee Brewers' bullpen closer hails from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where a polar vortex is possible on any day ending with the letter "y."
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Jim Henderson getting comfortable with role
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
2014 American League capsules
There are high expectations for Cuban refugee Jose Abreu, who is slated to take over as the No.
Indians hope new closer John Axford regains old form
The former Brewers closer got a surprise when he was traded to St. Louis last August.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Going to the video: New Indians closer John Axford says he's back...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - John Axford won't be helping the hitters anymore. The former Brewers closer got a surprise when he was traded to St. Louis in August.