The View Beyond Pluto Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto and WKSU Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz love to talk Northeast Ohio sports, usually much more than can fit into our regular Wednesday slot. Every week, catch up what more Amanda and Terry are talking about from the headlines and beyond in The View Beyond Pluto.
The View Beyond Pluto

The View Beyond Pluto

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Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto and WKSU Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz love to talk Northeast Ohio sports, usually much more than can fit into our regular Wednesday slot. Every week, catch up what more Amanda and Terry are talking about from the headlines and beyond in The View Beyond Pluto.

Most Recent Episodes

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Trevor Bauer's 1-Year Contract Plan Could Be Bad for Baseball

Cleveland Indians star pitcher Trevor Bauer has been making headlines in the past week. For the second year, Bauer went to arbitration over his contract. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says one thing that came out of the hearing is Bauer's declaration that he will seek one-year contracts for the rest of his career. Pluto says that's bad for the game. In an arbitration hearing, a player's representatives make the case why the player should be paid what he's asking, and then the ball club's

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Trevor Bauer's 1-Year Contract Plan Could Be Bad for Baseball

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Lowly Bullpen Is Looking for Relief

The Indians had one of the worst bullpens in baseball last season, and now sports commentator Terry Pluto says it's time to rebuild. Two key relievers who were free agents have officially signed with other teams: Andrew Miller and Cody Allen. The two best relievers and their collapse Andrew Miller signed a two-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals last month. Reports say it's worth $25 million with a no-trade clause. The 33-year-old was injury-plagued the last two seasons with the Indians,

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Lowly Bullpen Is Looking for Relief

The View Beyond Pluto: The Cavs' Win Over the Lakers Puts the 'LeBron Factor' on Display

The Cavs snapped their 12-game losing streak this past Sunday and it was against the L.A. Lakers. That's former Cavs star LeBron James' new team. No, they didn't beat LeBron James. James missed his 11 th straight game with a groin injury. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says it shows just how much a franchise player means to a team. "These are the Cavs without Kevin Love, Larry Nance, Jr., Rodney Hood has had a bad foot and Tristan Thompson's on a knee that's not 100 percent. Yeah, the

The View Beyond Pluto: The Cavs' Win Over the Lakers Puts the 'LeBron Factor' on Display

The View Beyond Pluto: Browns Fans Get a Message from Mayfield

The Browns are building momentum. At 5-7-1, they still have a slim chance of making the playoffs. And, while that's unlikely this season, rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield is giving fans reason to believe. But, Mayfield had a message to fans after Sunday's win over the Carolina Panthers: Show up to the last home game against the Bengals in two weeks. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says it's hard for fans to relate to that sentiment, because Mayfield wasn't around when the team went 1-31 with just

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Baker Mayfield's First 'Rookie Game' Was Actually One of His Best

Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield had his first bad game as a rookie last weekend. Cleveland lost to the Houston Texans, 29-13. Mayfield threw three interceptions in the first half and completed just five passes for 46 yards. "He's just running around and firing it into the end zone and praying. And there's a Browns guy surrounded by what seemed like 47 defenders," WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto said.

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Baker Mayfield's First 'Rookie Game' Was Actually One of His Best

The View Beyond Pluto: Baker Mayfield vs. Deshaun Watson is One to Watch Sunday

The Browns have their first two-game win streak since 2014. Their win last Sunday over the Bengals also ended a 25-game road losing streak. Now, the team faces a tough challenge. They head to Houston to take on the Texans, who are on a winning streak of their own - eight straight games. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says Houston has one of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL, Deshaun Watson. "He was drafted No. 12 in the 2017 draft. The Browns had the chance to take him. Instead they traded

The View Beyond Pluto: Baker Mayfield vs. Deshaun Watson is One to Watch Sunday

The View Beyond Pluto: Two Bad Streaks the Browns Can End in Cincinnati

The Browns return from their bye week with a big game this Sunday on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says the team has a chance to build on its convincing win over Atlanta two weeks ago and end two bad streaks:

The View Beyond Pluto: Two Bad Streaks the Browns Can End in Cincinnati

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Are Set To Make Their First Offseason Moves

The Indians are getting set to make some big changes in the offseason. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto said he got some inside information about what the team is planning to do first. The team has more than five players who are now free agents, and it's likely that most of them will be gone. So, the team will be looking for players without breaking the bank. Yandy and the infield Enter Yandy Diaz, who Pluto says will likely be named the team's permanent third baseman. He'll replace free agent Josh

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Are Set To Make Their First Offseason Moves

The View Beyond Pluto: Pro Football is Fun Again in Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns bounced back from their week 4 loss against the Oakland Raiders with a big win against the Baltimore Ravens. With a record of 2-2-1, every game has been a close call , and WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says that's exactly what's making it fun for Browns fans. The Browns, coming off an 0-16 season, haven't lost in their division. They tied with the Steelers in week 1 and beat the Ravens, 12-9, this past week. And, every other game this season has been close, so the team could

The View Beyond Pluto: Who To Blame For The Browns Losing Close Games

A quarter of the season down, the Browns have already drastically improved from last year with a record of 1-2-1. Still, WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says the team doesn't know how to win close games. The Browns' week four 45-42 overtime loss to Oakland was the second game the team has lost this season by fewer than three points. And, it's becoming a bad pattern. "Right now the Browns are 1-9-1 in games decided by three or fewer points," Pluto says. The players Pluto assesses the players,

The View Beyond Pluto: Who To Blame For The Browns Losing Close Games

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