The Indians intend to slot Jason Kipnis back in at his familiar second base next season, per Paul Hoynes. While it seemed as if the club would be willing to roll the dice with Kipnis in the outfield next season given the success they had with Ramirez and Lindor playing up the middle together down… Continue reading So Kipnis Is Staying at Second
Yandy Diaz is slated for regular work this season with the Indians, most likely as the regular at third base. His carrying tool is undoubtedly his bat. That's what has carried him through the minors (career .315/.414/.420 on the farm) and landed him on the Opening Day roster last season. And while his performance topside… Continue reading Yandy Diaz’s Power
A couple of days before Christmas, the Indians finalized their deal with Yonder Alonso. It's a 2 year/$16 million deal with an option for 2020. The deal is fine, Alonso's swing change is well-documented and he was able tap into more power than ever last season. If he's able to build on those power gains… Continue reading Yonder Alonso’s Deal, etc.