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Tribe now on pace for 92-70 so where do they end up?

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Hey my first post here on the BROWNS BOARD!

 

Indians are on pace (currently 64-48 .571) for a 92-70 season now with only 50 games left in the 2016 regular season.

 

It's always been said that good pitching wins so do they:

a. Win the wild card

b. Win the AL Central

c. Go to the World Series

d. Dare we say win the World Series

e. Miss the playoffs all together

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Hey my first post here on the BROWNS BOARD!

 

Indians are on pace (currently 64-48 .571) for a 92-70 season now with only 50 games left in the 2016 regular season.

 

It's always been said that good pitching wins so do they:

a. Win the wild card

b. Win the AL Central

c. Go to the World Series

d. Dare we say win the World Series

e. Miss the playoffs all together

 

stfu

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Well the TRIBE is going for a four game sweep of LAA who besides a pretty long injury list are really a team in disarray, but your need to jump on these teams.

 

And thanks for the two previous insightful replies, ;-)

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Saw this when reading about the make up game with Boston this Monday. .......

 

.....the Indians have one of the best home records in the Majors. Beginning July 26, Cleveland was scheduled to play 20 of 25 and 30 of the club's next 42 games at Progressive Field......

 

Talk about nice home cookin' to finish out the 2016 season.

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Saw this when reading about the make up game with Boston this Monday. .......

 

.....the Indians have one of the best home records in the Majors. Beginning July 26, Cleveland was scheduled to play 20 of 25 and 30 of the club's next 42 games at Progressive Field......

 

Talk about nice home cookin' to finish out the 2016 season.

It is because of the RRRR convention being in town.

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It is because of the RRRR convention being in town.

I guess the Indians and their fans can thank them for that, always nice to finish a long season at home.

 

The BROWNS also have a pretty good second half H/A schedule.

HHAHH-HAHA!

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Tribe will win World Series.

 

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Well as of 8/17/16 morning here's the way the race looks.....oh that's AL CENTRAL not presidential:

 

Indians with 45 games left on a pace to finish 94-68 .581, acquiring Andrew Miller certainly helped that some.

 

The current MLB.com projections [and they'really never wrong ;-) ]

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/standings/probability.jsp?ymd=20160816

 

In postseason CLE 94% DET 34% KC 1% CWS 0% MIN 0%

 

So there you go. .......

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The Indians are now 70-50 with 42 to go and with their pitching it might be a fun September and who knows it might be an exciting October this year.

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Indians now 72-51 with a 1-0 win at OAK after that 8-3 homestand, Carrasco was sharp 8 IP and 9 KS and Andrew Miller was filthy with a 13 pitch 3K ninth inning. It was a cold 58 degree game time and the long balls died except for Santana HR #27.

 

This team seems hungry enough but OAK is not TEX so we'll see how that goes next.

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Everyone expected the Indians to pitch well this year, but it was fair to worry if they'd have the offense to back it up. This was a unit that was below average by Weighted Runs Created Plus in 2015, then added to its lineup only Rajai Davis, Mike Napoli, and Juan Uribe -- a trio of 34- to 36-year-olds who were coming off just average offensive seasons themselves -- in what was then seen as an underwhelming offseason.

 

And then it got worse: Michael Brantley's shoulder issues wound up being more serious than expected, and Cleveland's best hitter over the previous two seasons managed just 43 plate appearances before succumbing to another shoulder surgery that ended his season once and for all. Without Brantley, could an outfield of Davis, Abraham Almonte and Lonnie Chisenhall lead a playoff team?

 

Well, no, but they haven't had to. That same outfield unit currently ranks third in Wins Above Replacement and sixth in wRC+. A lot of that has to do with Tyler Naquin tapping into unforeseen power and hitting like Anthony Rizzo, but even more important to the Indians' success this season has been the fact that despite Brantley's lost year, they haven't actually been without him at all. Turns out the key to not missing your All-Star left fielder is to simply clone him using a 5-foot-9 utility infielder -- Jose Ramirez .

 

Ramirez has provided the Indians with a near-exact replica of Brantley's 2016 preseason projected numbers, and due to Ramirez's superior baserunning and defensive abilities, he's already outperformed Brantley's full-season WAR projection in just 466 plate appearances. Ramirez even took the impersonation a step further by filling in as the team's primary left fielder for much of the season -- despite having played just 14 Major League innings in the outfield prior to this year -- before returning to a more familiar post at third base upon Uribe's dismissal from the team........READ ON.......

 

http://m.indians.mlb.com/news/article/1974...chael-brantley/

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8/26/16 and the Indians pull off a big win in Texas 12-1 with 17 hits behind Kluber.

 

Not bad considering they scored 1, 1, 1, 0 in the previous four games. And their postseason hopes still look good.

 

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/standings/probability.jsp?ymd=20160816

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Got to go to the game yesterday. Fun time. Naquin pinch hit with the game on the line. Almost got really epic there but alas, we lost.

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Got to go to the game yesterday. Fun time. Naquin pinch hit with the game on the line. Almost got really epic there but alas, we lost.

Sounds cool, did you have your Indians colors on?

 

Well the MLB horse race continues with the recent 2-5 road trip cooling off the Tribe some.

Current leaders:

 

TEX .591 TOR .573 CLE .569 the Rangers have won the season series over the Indians, home field is still a big deal.

 

And CUBS .638 WAS .580 LAD .557 so the Indians have dropped to third and fifth overall with 32 games left, September should be interesting afterall.

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Josh Tomlin gets yanked in the second inning. If he starts another game this year, Francona should have his head examined

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Of course I did!

Alright FOX STO here in NE Ohio shows a lot of Indians fans wearing their gear on the road. .....especially the chicks! :)

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I haven't bet MLB this century and beyond -but- this game looks like a total slam dunk so I looked up the money lines.....it's huge for Cleveland. (vegasinsider.com)

 

MIN +250 CLE -300 and the U/O 8 runs

Obviously Kluber vs nobody and the worst team in the AL, maybe the Twinkies worst record ever this season.

 

So do you put up $300 to win $100 on Cleveland -or- only put up $100 to win $250 on the Twins?

O/U is simple just bet the total runs.

 

......this is how you can make easy big money betting baseball or go crazy trying.

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Oh on the above ^^^^ Indians 8 Twinkies 4, Kluber looked good despite the HRs plus this year he's getting great run support and he wins!

 

I knew I should have bet CLE + the Over, oh well.....

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It is September 1st.....and now this is a fair question to ask: What is the Tribe's magic number?

I think it's the total games left minus the division lead, the Indians pregame guys have been doing it lately it's in the twenties now.

 

(or just keep winning baby!)

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The Indians are currently 76-56 .576 with 30 games to go that's a projected 93-69 pace.

 

Before the season on another sports board contest I predicted a 92-70 season, we'll see what happens. :)

 

There were about 15 questions I predicted Santana would lead the Indians in home runs slightly over Napoli, that might be close Napoli now 29-28.

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If the Indians go .500 in September then:

 

Detroit must go 19-10

Kansas City must go 22-7

 

Just to tie the Tribe, so there you go. ........

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CLE 6-2 final, W4, +21 oh yeah, good start.

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CLE 6-2 final, W4, +21 oh yeah, good start.

CLE 8-3 final, W5, +22 oh yeah and beat Florida's ace too. Tribe can put some major distance from Detroit on this home stand.

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If the Indians go .500 in September then:

Detroit must go 19-10

Kansas City must go 22-7

Just to tie the Tribe, so there you go. ........

All of this above was before the Indians three wins to start September. Looking good. :)

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Well the Indians are now 81-58 .583 +6 GA and a 94-68 pace with 23 games left and still a pretty good home schedule where they are 47-25 at home....get ready to get your playoff tickets. :)

 

A real nice 8-2 homestand, the magic number is now 18 on the South shores of Lake Erie.

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Six games up with 23 to go. So far so good, but we can't get cocky. See the following to not get ahead of ourselves:

 

1964 Phillies lost a 6.5 game lead with 12 to go. They lost 10 straight to end the season.

 

1969 Cubs had a 9.5 game lead on August 14 and lost it

 

1978 Red Sox lost a 7.5 game lead in September (Bucky Dent game)

 

1987 Blue Jays lost a 3.5 game lead with only 7 games left

 

2007 Mets lost after having a 7 game lead on Sept. 12

 

2009 Tigers had a 3 game lead with 4 games to go. Lost all 4 games and the title

 

2011 Braves lost a 9.5 game lead they had on Aug. 29th

 

2011 Red Sox lost a 9 game lead in September.

 

Simply a cautionary tale.

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