Smoke Signals - Trainer's Table 1.1

Introducing a brand new podcast to the IBI and Smoke Signals family: The Trainer's Table with Jake Dungan and Brandon Bowers. On this debut show, the guys discuss the plague of injuries that have unfortunately graced the Indians during their final playoff push and what the recovery process looks like for the affected players.

Season-ending injuries plague Indians

Michael Brantley (right shoulder surgery), Danny Salazar (forearm strain), Yan Gomes (right wrist fracture), and now Carlos Carrasco (broken right hand) have all suffered season-ending injuries in the team's pursuit of winning the Central Division.
September 18, 2016

Trainer's Take: Carlos Carrasco's hand injury

Doctor of Physical Therapy Brandon Bowers provides some insight into the hand injury right-handed starter Carlos Carrasco suffered on Saturday...
September 17, 2016

Storylines: Indians lose Carrasco to injury

The Indians suffered yet another serious injury blow this week with Carlos Carrasco going down with a hand injury. That and more as we run down all the news from around baseball on Saturday...
September 17, 2016

Extra-inning rally results in 1-0 win

A pitchers dual between Justin Verlander and eight different members of the Cleveland Indians bullpen ended with a game-winning RBI single off the bat of Jose Ramirez. Carlos Carrasco departed early in what looks to be a season-ending injury.
September 17, 2016

Defensive miscue paves way to 11-4 victory

The blinding lights of Progressive Field were too much for left fielder Justin Upton in a game-changing first inning play. The gift of a ground-rule double gave Cleveland a 2-0 lead and eventually an 11-4 victory.
September 16, 2016

Salazar shut down with mild strain

An MRI on Monday afternoon revealed a mild strain of Danny Salazar's flexor musculature. His estimated return to game activity is three to four weeks.
September 12, 2016

Road Recap: Carrasco's start yields 11-4 loss

Carlos Carrasco's night did not go exactly as planned allowing eight hits and five runs (four earned) in nearly four innings of work. Two errors by Lonnie Chisenhall and a Roberto Perez passed ball accounted for two unearned runs.
September 12, 2016