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Shields continues road success in Cleveland

Shields continues road success in Cleveland

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 13 hours ago
Since joining the Royals, James Shields has become quite the happy traveling troubadour with a dozen victories away from Kansas City. His latest win came over the Indians, 8-2, with Mike Moustakas pounding a three-run homer on a chilly Tuesday night at …
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  • Indians Slip Past Royals 4-3

    Indians Slip Past Royals 4-3

    nytimes.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley hit two-run homers, powering the Cleveland Indians over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Monday night when a fearless squirrel ran around Progressive Field and provided some extra entertainment.
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  • Brantley, Kipnis homers power Tribe past KC

    Brantley, Kipnis homers power Tribe past KC

    MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Michael Brantley belted a two-run shot in the fourth inning and Jason Kipnis followed suit in the sixth to put the Indians in front to stay in a 4-3 win over the Royals on Monday night.
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  • Jason Giambi Back in Indians Lineup

    Jason Giambi Back in Indians Lineup

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Jason Giambi pulled the red-and-blue block "C'' cap off the hook in his locker, slipped it on and worked the bill, bending it to his exacting standards.
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  • Murphy Delivers for Indians in 6-4 Win

    Murphy Delivers for Indians in 6-4 Win

    nytimes.com Apr 20 (3 days ago)
    David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
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  • Jays shut out Indians, Buehrle still unbeaten

    Jays shut out Indians, Buehrle still unbeaten

    ESPN.com Apr 19 (4 days ago)
    Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday.
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  • Buehrle Dominates, Blue Jays Blank Indians 5-0

    Buehrle Dominates, Blue Jays Blank Indians 5-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 19 (4 days ago)
    Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday.
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  • Reyes off disabled list, back at leadoff spot

    Reyes off disabled list, back at leadoff spot

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 19 (4 days ago)
    Jose Reyes returned to his familiar spot at the top of Toronto's lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Indians. Reyes was activated from the 15-day disabled list following Friday night's 3-2 victory over Cleveland.
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  • Melky goes 4-for-5 as Blue Jays clip Indians

    Melky goes 4-for-5 as Blue Jays clip Indians

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Apr 19 (5 days ago)
    Melky Cabrera had four hits and scored Toronto's go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Edwin Encarnacion's single, and the Blue Jays held on for a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
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  • Rotation issues plaguing Tribe in early going

    Rotation issues plaguing Tribe in early going

    MLB.com Apr 18 (5 days ago)
    The good news is that the Indians have better reason to feel comfortable about the state of their starting-pitching depth now than they did going into the season. The bad news is they already have pretty ample reason to consider dipping into it.
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  • Kipnis tossed for arguing balls and strikes

    Kipnis tossed for arguing balls and strikes

    MLB.com Apr 17 (6 days ago)
    Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis expressed some frustration in the third inning on Thursday and promptly paid the price. Following a three-pitch strikeout at the hand of Tigers starter Justin Verlander, Kipnis received his first career ejection from …
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  • McAllister strong, and Indians close out Tigers

    McAllister strong, and Indians close out Tigers

    MLB.com Apr 17 (7 days ago)
    A crucial escape by Zach McAllister in the fourth inning helped pave the way for a 3-2 victory for the Indians on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Safe call at first stands after Indians challenge

    Safe call at first stands after Indians challenge

    MLB.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    With the Tigers trailing the Indians 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth on Wednesday night at Comerica Park, Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler laid down a bunt and was called safe on a bang-bang play at first. After Indians manager Terry Francona's challe…
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  • Prospect Bauer wins in return to Triple-A

    Prospect Bauer wins in return to Triple-A

    MLB.com Apr 16 (7 days ago)
    In his first start back with Triple-A Columbus since making a spot start for the Indians last week, right-hander Trevor Bauer threw six scoreless innings on Wednesday.
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  • Bourn's return delayed by weather in Motown

    Bourn's return delayed by weather in Motown

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 15
    A light snowfall and frigid temperatures robbed Michael Bourn of his first game of the season with the Indians on Tuesday. Inside the warm confines of Comerica Park's visitors' clubhouse, the center fielder was just thrilled to be back with the team.
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  • Weather causes Indians-Tigers game to be postponed

    Weather causes Indians-Tigers game to be postponed

    MLB.com Apr 15
    Tuesday's scheduled game between the Indians and Tigers at Comerica Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be rescheduled at a later date, but not during the current series, which is now scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
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  • Ramirez Hits 2-Run HR in 9th, Chisox Top Indians

    Ramirez Hits 2-Run HR in 9th, Chisox Top Indians

    nytimes.com Apr 13
    Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run homer off John Axford in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on a rainy Sunday.
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  • Jeff Francoeur’s new Triple-A teammates welcome him with month-…

    Jeff Francoeur’s new Triple-A teammates welcome him with month-long prank

    yahoo.com Apr 13
    Outfielder Jeff Francoeur signed a minor deal with the San Diego Padres in March after failing to make the Cleveland Indians roster this spring. Upon signing, the 30-year-old was quickly assigned to the Padres Triple-A affiliate, the El Paso Chihuahuas,…
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  • Raburn's clutch hit, sturdy 'pen deliver win

    Raburn's clutch hit, sturdy 'pen deliver win

    MLB.com Apr 12
    Ryan Raburn bolstered his reputation as a White Sox killer by providing the deciding blow in the seventh with a two-out, two-run single, as the Indians beat the White Sox, 12-6, on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field. Ace Justin Masterson gave up six runs (…
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  • Indians Get 12 Hits in 12-6 Win Over White Sox

    Indians Get 12 Hits in 12-6 Win Over White Sox

    nytimes.com Apr 12
    Ryan Raburn hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 12-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
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  • Video - Indians Rally Past Royals 00:33

    Indians Rally Past Royals

    Apr 21
    Jason Kipnis' home run lifted the Indians past the Royals 4-3.
  • Video - DH Jason Giambi Activated From DL 03:23

    DH Jason Giambi Activated From DL

    Apr 21
    Eduardo Perez discusses the intangibles that an older player like Jason Giambi can bring to the clubhouse.
  • Video - Murphy's Three-Run Double Sparks Indians 00:34

    Murphy's Three-Run Double Sparks Indians

    Apr 20
    David Murphy hit a bases-clearing double in the sixth inning and John Axford got out of a jam in the ninth to lead the Indians to a 6-4 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Blue Jays Capitalize On Indians' Miscues 00:35

    Blue Jays Capitalize On Indians' Miscues

    Apr 19
    Dioner Navarro drove in three runs to help the Blue Jays blank the Indians 5-0.

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