Spring Postcard: Indians hoping Hafner can recapture old magic
There's great competition at the end of a fairly thin rotation. After Cy Young winner
Actually, there are a few, and many of them play the outfield.
Asked if he could repeat his 22-3 season of a year ago,
Pavano? I say that with a question mark because it's hard to have too much faith after seeing the last four years (9-9 with the Yankees with a .310 opponents' batting average for $39.95 million). Wedge says the difference is that he's healthy. Also, the manager mentioned that he's getting along with his teammates, another plus. Maybe Cleveland's just a better spot for him than New York.
At full strength, the bullpen looks strong. If the Rafaels, Perez and Betancourt, can get back to their 2007 performance, it could be one of the best pens around. Sidearming