The Indians Need to Make the Switch at Closer

On Wednesday, Cleveland Indians closer Brad Hand gave up four runs in the ninth inning and fans like they have in the past clamored on social media that the team make a change in the role. Much like the names of the past, Jose Mesa, Bob Wickman, Chris Perez, and Cody Allen, Hand has struggled … Continue reading The Indians Need to Make the Switch at Closer

Indians upgrade bullpen with acquisitions of Hand, Cimber

I wrote yesterday about the Cleveland Indians interest in San Diego Padres reliever Brad Hand. On Thursday, the Indians went ahead and acquired the two-time All-Star reliever as well as rookie reliever Adam Cimber from San Diego in exchange for their top prospect, catcher/outfielder Francisco Mejia. Hand went to Twitter to thank the Padres and … Continue reading Indians upgrade bullpen with acquisitions of Hand, Cimber