In the latest edition of Clevelinks, we bring you news of a Major League debut that will happen on Thursday, the possibility of exploring external options for pitching depth and, as always, the latest links from Wahoo’s on First. Keep in mind, it wasn’t easy to find Cleveland Indians links that didn’t make it seem like the sky was falling after the disaster that was the most recent four game series against the Tigers. News flash, people. The Indians will be fine. There are plenty of games left to be played.
Top pitching prospect Danny Salazar will make his big league debut on Thursday against the Blue Jays. The start was originally slated for Carlos Carrasco, but after his most recent disaster the Indians opted to to go in a different direction. Salazar provides that different direction.
The Indians have said they will explore all their options heading towards the nonn-waiver trade deadline. These options are expected to include Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza and Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo.
Former Indians short stop Omar Vizquel is an avid painter and was in town recently to promote his fourth public showing.
Wahoo’s on First Links:
Jeff Mount questioned whether or not a Matt Garza trade would actually make sense for the Indians.
Michael Chaney debated some possible moves the Indians could make in order to improve as the trade deadline approaches.
Merritt Rohlfing countered that argument and came to Giambi’s defense.
Wahoo’s on First debated how to go about fixing the current format of the All-Star Game in last week’s Wroundtable discussion.
Indians Analysis Links:
David White at It’s Pronounced Lajaway recently talked about solving the Indians bullpen woes.
Let’s GO Tribe discussed Danny Salazar’s impending MLB debut.