Darren Klein

Darren is the founder & CEO of Grunttalksmlb.com A life long Yankees fan with knowledge that stretches all across the league. Follow his personal accounts @Gruntbaseball @Grunttalksmlb From 2008-2012 Darren was enlisted in the United Marine Corps and served in Afghanistan as an infantry light armoured recon scout.

CLEVELAND, OHIO - AUGUST 07: Shortstop Amed Rosario #1 of the Cleveland Guardians throws out Mauricio Dubon #14 of the Houston Astros at first during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on August 07, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Can the Cleveland Guardians win the AL Central?

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Bo Naylor, left, and George Valera in dugout before they are interviewed during the Akron RubberDucks Media Day at Canal Park in Akron.Akr Ducks Season Opener 08 03

Cleveland Guardians: A look at the loaded Akron RubberDucks

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May 9, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Cleveland Guardians right fielder Josh Naylor (22) celebrates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the eleventh inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Are the Cleveland Guardians pretenders or contenders?

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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - MAY 01: Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Guardians reacts to a pop fly that falls for a base hit off the bat of Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at RingCentral Coliseum on May 01, 2022 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians: Can José Ramírez keep up his MVP pace?

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Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians: Previewing the 2022 season

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Tyler Freeman #68 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians: Is Tyler Freeman the team’s future leadoff hitter?

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Jose Ramirez #11 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Guardians are in a pickle with José Ramírez

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Josh Naylor #22 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians 2022 breakout candidate: OF/1B Josh Naylor

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The Timber Rattlers’ David Fry throws the ball during their game against the Cedar Rapids Kernels Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cites Stadium in Grand Chute, Wis.Danny Damiani/USA TODAY NETWORK-WisconsinRattlerskernels 081419 109The Timber Rattlers David Fry throws the ball during their game against the Cedar Rapids Kernels Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cites Stadium in Grand Chute, Wis.Danny Damiani/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

Cleveland Guardians: Who is newly acquired catcher/infielder David Fry?

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CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 02: Mark Whiten #23 of the Cleveland Indians leads off first base during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on April 2,1992 at Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Cleveland baseball trivia: The only position player to ever strike out the side

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Rajai Davis #20 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A look back at Cleveland’s recent baseball heartbreak

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Aug 12, 2018; San Diego, CA, U.S.A; East team pitcher Daniel Espino (20) pitches to a West team batter during the first inning the of the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic baseball game at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

3 Cleveland Guardians pitching prospects to watch in 2022

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Shane Bieber #57 of the Cleveland Guardians (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians: What is Shane Bieber’s value?

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Cleveland Indians rightfielder Manny Ramirez (Photo by DAVID MAXWELL / AFP) (Photo by DAVID MAXWELL/AFP via Getty Images)

Cleveland legend Manny Ramirez absolutely belongs in baseball’s Hall of Fame

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Jim Thome #25 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians: Is it possible Jim Thome had an underrated career?

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Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Cleveland Guardians looming 40-man roster crunch and decisions

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