2014 over/unders: Cleveland Indians

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Let's lay some numbers on Carlos Santana, among others. (USATSI)
Let's lay some numbers on Carlos Santana, among others. (USATSI)

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Time for another round of team over/unders. What's this, you ask? Here's the explanation:
As part of our preview of the 2014 season to come, let's roll out a few "over/unders" for each team. That is, we'll assign a number to some different categories that, in their own way, will predict one facet of the season ahead. In turn, you, the loyal commenter, will let us know whether you take the "over" or "under" for each category. Stated another way, will the actual figure be higher or lower than the one we've presented? Remember, we're talking 2014 season and 2014 season only.

Today's installment brings us to the Cleveland Indians, who in their first season under Terry Francona snared a wild-card berth ...


Wins: 88.5

Place in the AL Central: 2.5

Playoff games played: 0.5

Carlos Santana's games played at catcher: 44.5

Lonnie Chisenhall's OPS: .730

Jason Kipnis's finish in AL MVP balloting: 8.5

Justin Masterson's innings pitched: 201

Nick Swisher's home runs + walks: 99.5

Number of players to reach double figures in homers: 8

Starting pitchers acquired before July 31 non-waiver trade deadline: 0.5

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