Eric Wedge Likely Out Today in Cleveland

Courtesy of the good folks at the Dugout Sports Show (@DugoutSportsShow) and Waiting For Next Year, we can inform you that the Cleveland Indians have scheduled a 1:30 press conference, presumably to announce the firing of manager Eric Wedge.

Fire Eric Wedge: The Final Plea

The Cleveland Indians, a choice by many including myself to rebound into 2007 form, and make this year’s postseason, fell into last place earlier this week. Aj Kaufman echoes the sentiment of many Indians fans: Eric Wedge must go!

Unlike Indians Fans, Reds Fans At Least Have Some Hope Heading Into Season’s Second Half

Major League Baseball’s first half of the season ended poorly for Ohio’s two teams. Indians fans lost hope a while ago, but at least Reds fans still have some hope that their team could stay in the race in the second half of the season.

MLB Midseason Awards: AL & NL Central Edition

With the All Star Break looming, it’s time to hand out some midseason hardware. Who are the first half MVPs, Cy Youngs, and Managers of the Year for the AL and NL Central?

Click through and find out, along with a few other less traditional and ignominious awards (like greatest old school baseball card ever, won hands down by Jim Leyland).

To the Chagrin of Indians Fans, Eric Wedge Has Support of Cleveland GM Mark Shapiro

Despite a team that was a pennant contender in April having the AL’s worst record most of May, June and July, manager Eric Wedge and his staff has the support of GM Mark Shapiro and will serve out his term the rest of 2009, and perhaps beyond.

Eric Wedge Must Go!

Eric Wedge is frustrated, has lost the respect of his players, and his team has underachieved in remarkable fashion three of the past four seasons. They currently ride a four game losing streak after a nice win this past Sunday night vs Saint Louis on ESPN. There is nothing left for him to ruin here.

A Bad Week for Sports in Ohio: Cavs Ousted, Sizemore hits DL, Reds Struggle

It was a rough week for sports team from Ohio. Mike Brown is being blamed for the Cavs loss in the Eastern Conference Finals, Grady Sizemore hit the DL for the struggling Indians, and the Cincinnati Reds had a tough series against Milwaukee.

Indians GM Mark Shapiro Needs to Fire Eric Wedge

After five weeks, the Indians have the worst record in not only the AL, but all of baseball. We’ve already seen Arizona Diamondback skipper Bob Melvin removed for a slow start in Phoenix, so it would not be capricious for Indians GM Mark Shapiro to bounce Eric Wedge as early as tomorrow.