Cleveland Indians: In-House Options to Consider Down the Stretch (Slideshow)

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Staying Alive

The Cleveland Indians are trying to come out of the gate in the second half and establish themselves as a contender for the postseason. Two in a row is a nice start–but it was the Reds, and they’ve been unable to put together a long streak without following it with a losing streak. Even if the Tribe do come out hot, the team is cash strapped, and it would be difficult to envision them making any notable moves to improve the team.

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Our Cody Norman pointed out some low-cost options, but what about in-house possibilities? Is there anyone in the system that could help? But wouldn’t they be up already if they could? Yes and no. If the Indians find themselves unsure of what to do, there are a few ways they could go while using what they already have.

So let’s take a look at some of the Tribes in-house upgrades that are available, or will be soon.

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