The Cleveland Indians open the team's season on the road today, with an afternoon game against the Chicago White Sox. (Official game notes are here.)
This isn't going to be another woe is me, I'm an Indians fan and I feel sorry for myself article. I'm happy to be an Indians fan, and I'm happy the season is beginning.
After much searching, I have found a couple of articles suggesting that the Indians won't be terrible (as many aportswriters predict.)Here is baseball guru Peter Gammons saying that the Indians are one of "six teams to watch" (e.g., that might be better than expected.) And here is an upbeat assessment from CBS Sports.
In more positive Indians news, the Plain Dealer today ran an excellent interview with John Adams, the guy who shows up at almost every Indians home game to pound on his drum.