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Cleveland Indians: Our top stories from the month of July

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The Cleveland Indians have provided fans with plenty to talk about in the month of July. Here is a look at some of our top stories from the month.

The trade deadline is approaching and the Cleveland Indians are buyers once again. A nice change of pace from the days when the Indians traded all their top talent. But hey, the returns on some of those deals is why the team is a buyer now.

The deadline falling on the final day of July means today is also a time to look back at the month as a whole to pick out some of the top stories.

As we continue to watch for deals, here is a look back at some of the top stories from an interesting month of July.

Top five deadline deals in team history

The trade deadline theme holds strong in this post as we take a look back at five of the best deadline deals in franchise history. The top trade was nearly good enough to get the Indians a World Series title in 2016.

How do Brad Hand and Adam Cimber fit the new look bullpen?

The front office didn’t wait until the deadline to address the struggling bullpen. Brad Hand and Adam Cimber came over from the Padres in exchange for Francisco Mejia after the Indians just couldn’t find a place for the young man in Cleveland.

Potential trade targets before the deadline

The trade deadline is today but this article also looks at some players who could still be acquired in the month of August.

Stars that can replace LeBron on the banner downtown

LeBron left town but there are still plenty of stars here that can go up on a giant banner downtown to celebrate Cleveland. In fact, there are some worthy candidates on the Indians.

Ramblings on the first half of 2018

And finally, a nice long look back at all the top stories that stood out from the first half of the season. It is almost crazy to think that we are only two months away from some more October baseball in Cleveland.