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Going With Grady?

CHRIS PUMMER: The Cleveland Indians look like they’re poised to go for it in 2012, especially after trading for Ubaldo Jimenez last summer. That all-in spirit probably means picking up Grady Sizemore’s option for next season to see if the diminished star can return with some of his former luster.

HOWARD MEGDAL: Here’s what would concern me about Grady Sizemore. Not so much the injuries. Rather, the way he played when he was on the field. Continue reading

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Indians: Unlucky or the Residue of Design?

HOWARD MEGDAL: Chris makes a number of valid points, but I see his top line as proving the essential point: a team that managed to identify, and trade for, so many good young players to complement their homegrown talent is unlucky to have gotten a single playoff appearance out of it. And I continue to be amazed at the regression of the players from that 2007 team.

CHRIS PUMMER: What’s awful for Indians fans is that when a title was within reach, the team refused to stretch any more than it did to grab it. Instead Cleveland waited for good luck to carry it to a title, and it didn’t happen. Continue reading

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