The Observer

Cleveland Indians look to have another strong season

March 23, 2018

With just under one week left of the Spring Training, Cleveland Indians fans are excited for the start of another season, one that holds high hopes for the team after their disappointing early exit from last year’s playoffs. Behind the same core that has led to their incredible success the past two...

No Joy in Cleveland

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

Cleveland fans are used to heartbreak. But nothing could’ve prepared them for this. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings at Progressive Field to win the World Series in one of the most dramatic Game 7’s of all time. It is the Cubs’ first championship in 108 years. ...

Patel: Change the name

Patel: Change the name

Riddhi Patel, Columnist

November 4, 2016

Despite the progress we have made as a country in terms of race relations, we still have sports teams named after racial groups, such as Cleveland’s baseball team, the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Indians’ got their name from Louis Sockalexis, the first Native American to play Major League ...

Baseball fever infects Cleveland

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016

The city of Cleveland is having an identity crisis. Once known as the Mistake on the Lake, the city is now in search for a new moniker. Following in the footsteps of the Cleveland Cavaliers just four months prior, the Cleveland Indians are just three wins away from bringing another title to the fo...

Could the Indians be next?

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016

The city of champions is looking to continue its success this year, but in a different sport. The Cleveland Indians defied many experts’ expectations and won the American League Central division this season, with the Detroit Tigers coming in second eight games behind. Now, the Indians have won t...

Indians legitimate World Series contenders

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016

It is an exciting time to be a Cleveland sports fan. Of course, we all know about LeBron James’ heroics in the NBA when he brought home the championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers. A team that has slipped under the radar, however, is the Cleveland Indians. After finishing in the middle of the division f...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 2, 2016

Friday, Sept. 2 (7:10 p.m.), Saturday, Sept. 3 (7:10 p.m.), and Sunday, Sept. 4 (4:10 p.m.): Indians vs. Marlins at home Friday, Sept. 2 to Saturday, Sept. 3: Stupid F**cking Bird,  Eldred Theater, 7 p.m. both nights Saturday, Sept. 3: CWRU vs. Chicago, Noon, DiSanto Field Saturday, Sept 3: Rock ...

Changes and high hopes as the Indians open season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

April 8, 2016

Despite their first game of the season being canceled due to weather, the Cleveland Indians’ season is underway. The Indians are considered to be worthy competitors in this year’s wide open American League. Even with the division rival Kansas City Royals returning major parts of their club from...

Cleveland home of the Indians

Billy Heyen, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2015

Welcome to Cleveland, everyone, home of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians. Since students at Case Western Reserve University come from far and wide, the wonder of the Indians is not common knowledge. We are here to make it common knowledge. The Cleveland Indians have been a part of the...

Have faith in Indians “Big Three”

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2015

Newsflash: Indians pitchers are very good at fanning opposing batters. This has been a growing trend. Last year, the Indians’ rotation averaged 8.92 strikeouts per nine innings. Such a feat hadn’t been seen in a very long time—since 1884, to be exact, when the Milwaukee Brewers pitching corps...

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