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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Terry Pluto: 20 predictions for the Indians

19. Asdrubal Cabrera will not be traded as the Tribe will win enough games early in the season to at least dream about the playoffs. 

20. And that will happen because Ubaldo Jimenez will join Masterson in the 12-15 victory club, as he will keep his ERA around 4.00 thanks to throwing more strikes and pitching with some poise and confidence. 

AND ONE OBSERVATION: Francona will grow hair before he says anything really negative about a player in public — and he’s been bald for a long time. 

Coot Veal and Cot Deal's cols=“100” rows=“20” Posted: April 02, 2013 at 04:29 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: April 02, 2013 at 05:27 PM (#4402377)
So Francona is completely bald.....not just on his head?
   2. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: April 02, 2013 at 05:29 PM (#4402378)
2. By June, only one of these three will still be in the rotation: Scott Kazmir, Brett Myers and Zach McAllister.


Kazmir apparently has an abdominal strain, so this one is right on track.
   3. Dan Lee prefers good shortstops to great paintings Posted: April 02, 2013 at 06:31 PM (#4402450)
18. Trevor Bauer will be pushing for a spot in the rotation by July 4.
He was pushing for a spot in the rotation by January 4, wasn't he?
   4. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: April 02, 2013 at 08:08 PM (#4402524)
I'm watching the Jays-Indians game right now, and it kind of hurts my heart to see Tito in another uniform.
   5. Justin T., Director of Somethin Posted: April 02, 2013 at 09:57 PM (#4402663)
Well, in another pullover.

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