About Away Back Gone


Welcome to Away Back Gone, the Cleveland Guardians news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Away Back Gone is dedicated to providing top-notch Guardians news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.


Steve DiMatteo, Site Expert

Steve DiMatteo has been a sportswriter for nearly two decades, covering baseball for the Associated Press, MLB.com, Sports on Earth, and a variety of other publications, and currently hosts the California Penal League Podcast, which can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you get your podcasts. He’s also the editor of America Is Weird and can be found selling shirts and writing about Cleveland’s history over at Cleveland Vintage.

James Mastrucci, Site Expert

James Mastrucci covers the Browns, Cavaliers, Guardians, Monsters, Hornets, Packers, Bengals, Steelers, and Ravens.

Find written work at This Is Believeland, Away Back Gone, Lombardi Ave, Swarm and Sting, and Full Press Coverage. Follow James on Twitter/X.

Chris Slocombe, Contributor

Chris has lived and died with Cleveland baseball his entire life. He studied Sport Management in college and has worked in and adjacent to sports for most of his professional career. He is also currently co-hosts the California Penal League Podcast, which can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you get your podcasts.


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