July 31, 2012 (0 comments)
The trade deadline is today at 4:00pm EST. Will the Indians buy, sell, or stand pat? We will know the answer to that question when Smoke Signals airs tonight at 10pm, so tune in and listen to Tony Lastoria and Jim Pete as they breakdown and try and make sense of what did or did not happen.
July 29, 2012 (0 comments)
After taking two of three from Detroit, it appeared the Indians were about to surge. After their weekend series with Minnesota, the team may need to be re-evaluated. With the trade deadline looming, what will be the Indians next move? Andrew Zajac and Jeff Ellis discuss everything you need to know about the past week, as well as any potential trades.
July 24, 2012 (0 comments)
The Yankees may have pulled off the surprise of the deadline with the trade for Ichiro. The White Sox made the first couple of moves with Youkilis and Brett Myers. The Tigers pull in a big-time starter in Anibal Sanchez. The Indians...The Indians...The Indians...well...they sure like to talk about Windows? With Tony vacationing on the great American beaches, join Jim and the IPI as they talk trade deadline...
July 17, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves today at a special time 10:00am – 11:00am EST. Today, Tony and Jim discuss some of the events from the Indians current 7-game road trip through Toronto and Tampa Bay, but most of their attention will be spent discussing the upcoming July non-waiver trade deadline which is now two weeks away. Will the Indians be buyers or sellers? Who do they trade? What needs have the highest priority? They discuss that and more....give them a listen!
July 10, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves today at a special time from 9:00am – 10:00am EST. Tony and Jim will briefly discuss the last homestand and Sunday's tough loss, and then do a first half review discussing the good and bad from the first half of the season. They will also talk about some guys in the minors that could be up in the second half and if the Indians have a realistic shot of making the playoffs.
July 3, 2012 (2 comments)
The July 4th celebration has already kicked into gear for a lot of people today, and there are few better ways to celebrate the holiday than to watch baseball and take in some fireworks. Jim and Tony return this week with another edition of Smoke Signals and at a special time today at 11:00 am EST, and discuss the recent road trip and upcoming homestand, the injury to Chisenhall and today's expected return of Hafner, the flaws in the lineup and rotation, and the power bats in the minors.
June 19, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals returns to the cyberwaves tonight, and Jim and Tony will give their thoughts on the second Battle of Ohio series between the Reds and Indians. They will also discuss the recent struggles of the Indians, the handling of Lonnie Chisenhall, when the Indians should pull the plug on Johnny Damon, what other hitting options are available internally or on the trade front for the Indians, and give a first half review of the Indians minor league system and take a look at the start of Mahoning Valley and Arizona’s season.
June 12, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves tonight from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tonight we will give our thoughts on game one of the Indians’ series with the Reds and their play on their current nine-game road trip. We will also discuss how this team may have weathered the storm with injuries and poor play which all came together at once, have a post-draft discussion on the Indians’ draft, and may even have one of their draft picks on-air for an interview.
June 5, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals returns to the cyberwaves tonight from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tony and Jim will talk about the Indians recent disappointing homestand with the Royals and Twins and also give some thoughts on tonights Indians-Tigers game. They will also talk about the future of Matt LaPorta with the big league club and review how the Indians have done so far the first two days of the MLB Draft.
May 29, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves tonight from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tonight, Tony and Jim will discuss the good and bad from the Indians’ recent three game sweep of the Tigers and then getting swept themselves in three games by the White Sox. They will also touch on the injuries and recent roster decisions like the handling of Jack Hannahan, the DFAing of Asencio, the call up of Chisenhall, and if Matt LaPorta will ever make it to Cleveland.
May 22, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves tonight from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tonight, Tony and Jim will give some thoughts on round one of the Tigers-Indians battle which will go several rounds this season, discuss the recent inflammatory comments made by closer Chris Perez, talk about the hot button topic that is attendance, analyze the team at the quarter pole, and give some minor league updates.
May 15, 2012 (0 comments)
Tony and Jim return to the cyberwaves tonight for another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tonight outfielder Bryson Myles will join the show for an on-air interview to talk about his season so far at Lake County. Also, Jim and Tony will discuss the issues at the top of the Indians rotation with Masterson and Jimenez, how Lowe and Gomez have saved them, and what some of the recent roster changes mean.
May 8, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves and tonight Jim and Tony will discuss your first place Indians and break down their chances the rest of he way this season. They will also talk about the attendance woes, the emergence of a few players, some potential minor league movement on the horizon, and much more.
May 1, 2012 (0 comments)
Like Jack Torrance once said, "Heeeerrreee's Johnny!". This Johnny happens to be Johnny Damon, the new LF for the Indians, and not the father gone mad in "The Shining". Johnny makes his Indians' debut tonight and Jim and Tony will talk about it along with the Matt LaPorta insanity, the Indians in first place and lots more.
April 24, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals hits the cyberwaves once again tonight from 10:00-11:00pm. Tony and Jim will give some post-game thoughts on a Tribe win over the Royals and also discuss Travis Hafner looking like the old Pronk as well as the struggles of Michael Brantley and Casey Kotchman. They will also talk about Nick Hagadone's demotion to Columbus, Justin Masterson's inconsistency, and some minor leagues updates.
April 17, 2012 (0 comments)
Tonight is another edition of the popular on-line radio "Smoke Signals" hosted by Tony Lastoria and Jim Pete. They will discuss the recent Johnny Damon signing and what it means for the Indians, if he can help, and when he may be ready. They will also discuss the encouraging start for Derek Lowe, the troubling start to the season for Tony Sipp and Josh Tomlin, and rundown the highlights to date at all four minor league affiliates.
April 15, 2012 (0 comments)
A new radio show, "The Inside Pitch", premiers this evening on the IPI and will be hosted by site contributors Andrew Zajac and Jeff Ellis. If you are a fan of fantasy baseball, this is the show for you as every week Andy and Jeff will provide analysis and thoughts to help you with your fantasy teams.
April 10, 2012 (0 comments)
Tony and Jim return to the cyberwaves tonight with another edition of Smoke Signals at 10:00PM. Tonight they will touch on some good things happening with the Tribe with the extension to Carlos Santana and the good first starts for Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez and Derek Lowe. Of course, they will touch on the bad things happening like an anemic offense and a closer blowing games!
April 3, 2012 (0 comments)
Smoke Signals is back! The popular on-line radio show that covers the Cleveland Indians from the minors to the big leagues returns tonight with a few changes, but the show will be as good as ever this season with the return of the one hour format and lots of guests expected to be on the show. Tonight's special 2-hour episode starts at 9:00PM and includes an on-air roundtable with several IPI contributors.